Summer means weekend travel and packed week nights that might keep you out of the gym, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get a workout in. Devote about a half hour to doing this set three times anywhere with just your bodyweight. If you’re really feeling like having a pack-it-all-in kind of night, this workout fits nicely between work […]

We know sometimes you can get to the gym – the weeknight gets hectic, you’re on the road or no one can take care of the kids. After working out with Kyle at Reach Beyond Fitness yesterday, we were inspired to help you try a similar high-intensity workout at home for any of those situations. This no equipment workout takes five […]

Between work, travel and weddings, summer can be trying for your workout schedule. Fit in a workout in wherever you are by busting out this routine three times in your favorite park, hotel room or from the comfort of your home. For an added cardio challenge, jump rope for two minutes between sets. Need a […]

If you’re trying to work your workouts into a small amount of time or if you don’t have access to a gym, bodyweight workouts are your friend. #NoExcuses. This series combines a bit of barre, HIIT and the traditional body weight moves. Go through this three times (if you can only fit in two circuits, […]

You’ve probably never walked into the gym and said, “I can’t wait to show off my balance at the beach,” but balance will help you at those clutch moments, namely avoiding injury in every day life and as you rack up the miles training for race-day. News flash: Running is a series of single-leg balances. Bad balance? […]

I dwell on things and I dwell hard. Last week I started to get caught up on the idea of creating a workout that focuses entirely on eccentric muscle contractions, or the part of an exercise that lengthens a muscle. This motion can actually cause greater muscle breakdown and can lead to greater gains. Read: get […]

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There are some big things happening at the casa de FabFitChicago, translating into a busy week and some busy weeks to come. The good news is that if you’re having a busy week too, if you have a body, you have a gym. Rock this workout at home or during your lunch hour one to […]

Last night, we held the first of two #CTFSweatworking events this week at CrossTown Fitness. Don’t worry, we’ll tell you all about it after Saturday’s event, but the big picture idea is that a sweaty, fantastic time was had by all. In homage to the, as one sweatworker put it, “What did I just do to my […]

Spring is a tease this year. Who knows when we’ll get the full Monty. For the day when somehow, somewhere, summer blows into our fair city, this ab routine can be coupled with your fitness regime to tighten those tummy muscles. Bikini season, maybe? The description says to do these exercises for 30 seconds each, […]

A lot has been happening for FabFitChicago.com in 2014. To name a few milestones, we launched Sweatworking events and added Kristen Geil to the team. Getting up there on the list of great things happening, Women’s Health chose me to be an Action Hero, helping to spread the word about RUN10FEED10, which helps to feed hungry people in Chicago. […]