Free + Cheap First Visit Fitness Classes - Chicago

One of my favorite aspects about living in Chicago is the access there is to a huge variety of fitness studios and classes. I absolutely love trying out new studios and finding workouts and instructors I love. But it can get expensive.

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Holiday Gift Guide: 6 Brands You'll Feel Good Buying

When I decided to make my first gift guide, I wanted to focus on companies that I love for a really special reason. They all support empowerment, equality or give back to incredible causes. So… my gift guide is for gifts that make you feel good when you buy them. Gifts that you can purchase and know that on top of getting an awesome product, you are helping to support others, improve lives, help the environment or any other number of great things!

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Free + Cheap First Visit Fitness Classes - Chicago Suburbs

I've branched out from one of my most popular posts (Free + Cheap First Visit Fitness Classes in Chicago) and created a guide for those of you that live or work or work out in the Chicago Suburbs too! SO many of you asked and I finally finished compiling my list!

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Travel Essentials

As many of you know, I recently took a two week trip around the Southern half of Ireland. Vacations are a time to let loose and have fun, but I've found that my body always experiences a little bit of shock trying to adjust when I come back home. To ease that, I try and keep up with some of my healthy habits, including snack options, self-care and staying active. Take a peek at what I currently consider to be my must have travel essentials!

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Trial and Error [Part 1]

One thing I've always tried to be on here is pretty transparent, but lately I feel like I haven't been completely upfront about some of the struggles I've been experiencing. A lot of my experience with Paleo revolved around the weight I lost. It's something I was and am still very proud of. Unfortunately, as the saying goes, not all that glitters is gold.

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