It’s good for you. Swimsuit season is coming. It helps reduce stress. No matter the incentive, making the gym a priority is a serious challenge. Maybe the best motivation to get moving isn’t about what exercise can do for you, but what it can do for others? Game changer, huh? What if a simple 60-minute sweat sesh’ meant you could change a kid’s life, keep youth off the street and protect the safety of you and your neighbors? Well, you can be that superhero when you register to be part of World Sport Chicago‘s inaugural event, Spin to Break the Cycle. The spin-a-thon is a fundraiser to support youth guidance programs in the … Read more
Unless you’re super human, you’ve probably struggled with body confidence a time or two. Now that we’ve all been buried under layers of clothing for what feels like the last century, it’s time to bare a little skin and rev up that confidence. What better way than with professional tips from fitness expert and life coach Stephanie Mansour? (You may have heard of a little company called Step it Up With Steph? Yeah, we thought so.) Get ready to feel your best – today.
In just about a month, spring will arrive and it’ll be time to swap out your winter clothes for your bright spring threads. Are you ready? Let this be the year your arms make a statement! To get you arm candy ready, try these four push-ups that are sure to make you the center of attention! 1) Pike Push-Ups Want sexy shoulders? These will definitely do the trick. Plant your hands shoulder-width apart. Feet are hip-width apart. Raise your hips up into the air so that you are in a pike, or downward facing dog. From here, bend your elbows, lower your head toward the ground and then straighten your arms. Repeat … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!