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Safe Summer Running

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - July 18, 2014

      Hot and humid weather may be ideal for a BBQ or pool party but it’s quite the opposite for an enjoyable run! Here are a few tips to keep you safe while you run this summer.   1. Dress the part – Wear lighter colors and wicking fabric. This makes it easier […]

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Slimming Down This Summer!

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - July 8, 2014

  With summer in full swing, a lot of people are wanting to both look and feel their best.  Whether this means that you are wanting to slimming down to feel 110% in that new swimsuit, or you’re wanting to lose weight for health reasons. Any improvement in your wellness is better than nothing! Here […]

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Summer Time Smoothies

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - June 20, 2014

  Cool Down with a Healthy Treat!   There is nothing better than a good ol’ smoothie in the morning (or any time, really) on a hot summer day.  Smoothies are not only loaded with vitamins and minerals, they taste delicious.  Starting your day on the good foot usually helps you make better choices when […]

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The Perfect Stride From Head To Toe

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - June 12, 2014

        Whether you’re new to running or – literally – been around the block a thousand times,good running form is something we all need to practice. It’s easy to allow your form to fall, especially running longer distances, but correcting them before they become a habit will lead to not only a […]

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Celebrating National Running Day

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - June 4, 2014

Tips on How to Kick-Start Your Running Routine     Today is National Running Day and the perfect reason to get outside and enjoy one of the most beneficial yet basic exercises out there! For those who enjoy running – you know who you are – I don’t need to tell you all the ways […]

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Benefits of Group Exercise

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - May 1, 2014

Motivation in Numbers   Getting to the gym can be hard, especially after a long day…I get it. There are so many reasons to NOT workout. By the time you get home and go back and forth in your head whether you should get a workout in or take another rest day, time ticks on […]

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A Day in the Life…

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - April 22, 2014

My Daily Eats   I get a lot of questions regarding my “diet.” Do I eat carbs? Do I eat steak? Do I eat the yolks of eggs? (The answer is yes, yes and yes!). The fact of the matter is that I am not on a special “diet.” My diet is simply this: eat […]

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Healthy Dining Out in Chicago

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - March 27, 2014

Healthy Eats around the City   I don’t go out to eat often. I personally enjoy cooking and creating meals filled with real ingredients and not tons of salt and fillers. I like to make meals that will help with my fitness performance and fuel my body for the day. However, I am human and […]

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Healthy Eating on the Road

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - March 7, 2014

Don’t give in to Greasy, Fatty Fast Food!   Packing my own lunch and snacks has been something I have done for quite some time. My Mom packed all of my school lunch’s everyday until I graduated from high school (thanks, Mom!) Not only did I enjoy the sandwiches my Mom made, it was way […]

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