Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

Spring Forward + Spring Clean Your Workout, too!

March 9, 2014 at 7:52 am

I am probably posting this later than usual because we are springing forward! Don’t forget or you will be an hour late for everything today! Like everyone in Chicago, I am SO OVER WINTER! I have been thinking about ways to spring clean the house, my life and my fitness routine. It is getting stale! The coming of spring provides an opportunity to not only clean…

Friday Finds: Got Water? Becoming Fearless (Free!), SBBC + More!

March 7, 2014 at 7:41 am

Take this challenge: Go without your phone to help give clean water to children in need. Don’t freak out – it is only for 10 minutes! Take the challenge on your mobile phone HERE. UNICEF Tap Project is working to help the 768 million people around the world without access to clean water. This year you can help by taking a challenge to give up access to…

Hit the Deck, Celebrate Women at Lunafest & More!

March 4, 2014 at 6:52 am

If you watch Shark Tank, you may have seen FitDeck. What is FitDeck? There are several versions, so I will say that FitDecks are custom decks of playing cards that makes exercise more simple, convenient and fun. By shuffling the cards, you can “constantly create new and exciting workouts no matter what type of fitness activities you love.” With 40 different titles to choose from,…

Currently…

March 2, 2014 at 8:42 am

Currently… stealing this idea from Marcia and other bloggers. A post on things of the moment for me. Books: I am cramming for Book Club and trying to finish Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being. I thought Book Club was next Monday – not tomorrow. I am about 1/3 of the way through the 433 pages. Unfortunately, I decided to read it on my Kindle…

Friday Finds: Transform In 100 Days, #Zoomaphotoaday + More!

February 28, 2014 at 6:34 am

I saw this really cool video on Greatist with the long, but appropriate title, “This Woman’s 100-Day Time-Lapse Video Will Convince You Working Out Can Change Your Life Forever.” The woman featured in this video, LaKeisha Shurn, was very overweight, depressed and wanted to turn her life around. She joined the #giveit100 challenge with the goal of going to the gym every day for 100 days. She wanted to…

Your Life In Pictures, Get Fab-letics and More!

February 18, 2014 at 5:39 am

I recently admitted my “harmless obsession” of taking photos every morning of the sunrise from my apartment. I was intrigued when I saw the app Blipfoto on Netted from the Webbys. This app is similar to instagram without the pithy captions and tagging. You can upload one photo per day to keep a running photo journal of your life – perfect for me! Here is…

Meat or No-Meat Athlete? I Have a Healthy Bar for You! (Giveaway)

February 13, 2014 at 5:34 am

As it has been said for centuries, “necessity is the mother of invention.” When triathlete Katie Hunter was suffering from unexplained knee pain, she looked for a way to eat whole foods with the most anti-inflammatory properties she could find. She and her partner (now husband) developed the bar that became the Thunderbird Energetica Cherry Walnut Crunch energy bar. Thunderbird Energetica makes delicious vegan, gluten free, whole food…