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Love Your Jeans With These 5 Moves

Exercising Your Ass-ets is Essential This Time of Year!

November 12, 2014
Lisa Payne

It’s that time of year again: time for the inevitable closet change-out and time to try on your jeans. As you swap your summer clothes from front to back, and fall and winter clothes from back to front, a bit of anxiety may set in. There’s nothing that keeps you more accountable than whether or not you fit into your jeans. But rather than doing the jeans-wiggle-dance this fall, try reshaping your workouts with these five uplifting butt moves! 1. Downward Facing Dog Leg Lifts Start in Downward Facing Dog pose with your hands flat on the floor about shoulder-width apart and your feet hip-width apart. While keeping your core engaged, raise …  Read more

Skin Deep

Top 5 Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated This Fall!

November 5, 2014

As the weather becomes cooler (okay–colder), we need to be extra vigilant about keeping our skin hydrated. When our skin dries out, it can become itchy, ashy and more prone to showing our wrinkles–no thanks. With the polar vortex (round two) coming our way, what’s a Cheeky gal to do? “The fall is a great time to get into good skin care habits to protect your skin throughout the harsh winter months,” says Kelly Mack, a licensed esthetician and owner of Absolute Precision Skin Care in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. “Keeping your skin properly hydrated will make your skin look brighter and healthier all winter long.” Here are Kelly’s top five tips for …  Read more

Old Town, New Fitness

Boutique-Style Gyms Are Taking Over Chicago’s Old Town Neighborhood!

October 21, 2014
Lisa Payne

Once known primarily for the place to be for Chicago comedy, art fairs and classic local pubs, Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood is now home to some of the hottest workouts in the nation! From indoor cycling to barre workouts, Old Town is the best place to put that Class Pass to use! FLYWHEEL SPORTS 1635 N. Wells St. 312.724.7554 One of the most popular indoor cycling studios is making room for one more stadium-style studio here in Chicago. “We pride ourselves on bringing people together to share in a powerful experience that has it all–a second-to-none workout, the best music, motivating instructors and a staff that aims to make people feel important and welcomed,” …  Read more