Dannon will have teams across the city sharing yogurt for your mid-day snacking needs. Find your samples at the locations on the map! Try a Oikos® 0% Blueberry, Activia® Greek Blueberry, Light & Fit®Greek Strawberry, Stonyfield® Greek Super Fruits or Danimals® Smoothies Strawberry Explosion from 12-3 pm August 1. Maybe John Stamos will make an appearance … (I’m totally making that up, but I still have […]

I know two things in this world to be true. Every day I wake up with the intention of getting a workout in and fighting the good fight against my sweet tooth. Stupid sweet tooth. Thanks to Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt‘s Yoga in the Park last Friday, I accomplished both in one sitting. Well actually it […]

Studio: Body R+D, 2940 N. Lincoln Avenue Class Focus: A super-charged reformer workout that will leave your muscles shaking and your core wondering what hit it. Cost per workout: $30 Money saving offers: There are so many options, ranging from private classes to group classes. Get all pricing here. $10: First class $149: First month unlimited […]

If you’ve only got 30 minutes to squeeze fitness into your day – make it count. One of my favorite ways to get my heart rate up quickly is by busting out a childhood gym-class go-to: the jump rope. Everything old is new again. My co-worker (who is also a personal trainer in her spare […]

[Disclosure: Gold Bond shared this gift bag to giveaway to readers. I want one, but, dear reader, I want you to have one more.] You guys. It’s hot. And if you’re anything like me, that makes you want to work out even more. You know what’s a total workout buster? Blisters. Thankfully, Gold Bond is […]

(Screenshot courtesy of Sworkit) (Disclosure: Sworkit gave me a download code to get Sworkit Pro free of charge and two additional codes to giveaway to readers. I always only write about the apps and workouts I like) I’m really into lunch hour workouts lately. I know, I’ve been walking away from my desk for lunch […]

A few weekends ago, I pushed myself too hard without listening to and re-hydrating my body and, for the second time in two years, I helped myself to some heat exhaustion. Not awesome. Not pretty. Learn from my mistakes, as they are many. It’s easy to see sun glistening on the lake and take your […]

The recent heat index may be giving you an excuse for missing a workout or two. For a sweaty human like me, this ridiculous heat and humidity means that outdoor workouts are risky. I’ve been adding quick, high-intensity indoor workouts to my routine to get me through the heat wave. Thankfully, one of my favorite coworkers […]

For those of you following along, it’s been a year since FabFitChicago.com launched! I love birthdays, so I think we should celebrate. Yes? Yes. It’s been a big year full of sweat, tears … actually, mostly just sweat. Together, we’ve tried about 50 classes, gyms and bootcamps across Chicago, run some races, gone to fit […]

Studio: CrossTown Fitness, 1031 West Madison St. Class Focus: Each class and trainer is different, but all classes focus on high intensity interval training. Cost per workout: $25 for a day pass Money saving offers: First workout is free – to get your free class, just show up at the time you’d like to go! The gym’s schedule has […]