Surviving the Summer BBQ

Spring is finally here in Chicago, which means grilling season is right around the corner! From Memorial Day to 4th of July to family...

TLC For Your Hips And Knees

I think it’s safe to say the seasons have officially changed. The sun stays up later, you can comfortably wear a tank top, and...

Which Weight Should I Choose?

Weight training is an awesome opportunity to strengthen your muscles, tone your body and shed fat. (See Why Lift? for even more benefits!) But...

Why Technology is a Pain in the Neck

Why Technology is a Pain in the Neck (and how to fix it) Our world moves fast these days, predominantly due to the rapid expansion...

Getting Take-Out Without Pigging Out

Cooking at home has a range of healthy benefits--- mainly because you have total control over the quality and quantity of your ingredients. Even...

5 Simple Exercises to Improve Posture

Did you know the average person spends about 12 hours sitting (aka sedentary) a day? Whether it’s hunched over at your desk, slumping in...

Why Lift?

As a personal trainer and coach, women ask me all the time, “Why should I lift weights? Will it make me look bulky or...

Why Are My Friends Drinking Vinegar?

If you’ve walked down the aisles of a healthfood store recently, you may have noticed an increase in products promoted as ‘drinking vinegars.’ Let’s...

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive eating is a lifestyle philosophy that focuses on a way of eating to help people establish a healthy relationship with food and their...

What is a Mala?

You’ve likely seen them wrapped around yogi wrists everywhere from Instagram to the last yoga class you took. So, what’s the deal with those long...