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Keeping Those Stinky Gym Clothes Clean

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - December 28, 2016

  Secret Ingredient: Baking Soda         I live in workout clothes.  I wear them to teach, I wear them when I am out with my two kids, I lounge in them around my house and of course, I exercise in them.  Comfort is just the name of the game right now and the “athleisure” […]

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Beat the Holiday Food Guilt

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 30, 2016

Ways to Stay on Track this Holiday Season     “I ate and drank way too much this weekend.”  How many of you are shaking your head “yes” as you read that?  “I need to get back to the gym TODAY.”  How many of you are agreeing with that statement?  While it is perfectly fine […]

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Exercising with Children

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 28, 2016

They are Always Watching!       “Children are always watching,” people would tell me and boy, are they ever.  It is amazing what they remember – whether you want them to or not!  When I was able to start exercising again after having my daughter in 2013, I would place her in the good […]

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From your Dietitian, Three Things to be Thankful for!

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 22, 2016

  With living in such a constant, fast paced environment often times we take modern things for granted. Or at least I know I do. Thanksgiving celebrations have been tracked back as early as 1621 where settlers would enjoy a harvest feast after autumn ended. It was President Abraham Lincoln who granted Thanksgiving Day a […]

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4 Super Foods You Need This Fall!

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 9, 2016

      After we all enjoy some Halloween candy, what should we include this Fall? As a Dietitian, visiting the farmer’s market to grab these local super foods is a great way to keep your health on the forefront.  Try these 4 below, you may be surprised at which ones you like!     1. Butternut […]

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Yoga FAQs for Beginners

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 27, 2016

   1.     What is Yoga and how is it different from stretching or other kinds of fitness?   The benefits of yoga and stretching are very much the same, they encourage better circulation of blood throughout the body, provides relief from back pain and arthritis and improves the alignment in your body.      There […]

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Loving Lately

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 24, 2016

Stylish and Functional Workout Gear this Fall       Hello fall weather, we meet again.  I actually turned on the heat this morning.  I usually like the temperature indoors on the chillier side, but my 6 month old may feel otherwise.  So, I caved.  The brisk chill in the air has me thinking (yet […]

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Exercise At Home

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 12, 2016

Getting Creative with your Workouts       I have posted lots about my love for High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).  They are fast, super effective and can be done anywhere.  However, like you, I can get bored of the “same old, same old.”  I usually perform my workouts in my living room using my […]

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Do You Pack A Healthy Lunch?

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 3, 2016

A successful Lunch Pack       Check out my segment on FOX 32 News Chicago! What’s it all about? It’s not surprising that 1 in 3 Americans set a goal of packing lunch each year. But why?   Studies show you can save over $4000 per year and your waistline, too. Those that planned […]

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