Competitive races and triathlons are increasingly popular among fit fun seekers. While warrior dashes, mud wars and color runs are undoubtedly cool, it’s completely normal to feel intimidated by these feats, especially as a beginner. Live Grit, a new West Loop multi-sport concept store, aims to erase athletic anxiety with a cater-to-all-levels approach on wellness. Owner Gillian Fealy designed Live Grit to encompass the total experience: learn, train and achieve to be your best self! That means striving to not only be a one-stop shop for the bike, swim and run circle, but also an inspirational lifestyle source. Athletes of all levels interested in triathlons or simply being active are encouraged to … Read more
The snow is finally thawing in Chicago, and hopefully it stays that way! But as we make our way through “sprinter” (that time between spring and winter), it’s time to get out of town and give yourself a true spring break. While there are always staples like Las Vegas or Miami, there are plenty of other places to take in some sunshine. Whether you’re still in school or just need a long weekend away, we have all the best spots for you to escape to! In the good ole US-of-A, there are plenty of cities for those who love the sun, the sand or those haven’t gotten enough of the snow. South … Read more
Love to travel? Love to blog? How about both? March 14-16 marks the first and only travel blogging summit by and for women: Women in Travel Summit. Meet other female travel bloggers, connect with brands, build expertise and engage in the global sisterhood of traveling women. The summit, sponsored by Chicago’s own Go Girl Travel Network, will be hosted at the historic Palmer House Hilton hotel. The three-day event will enable travel bloggers who are usually posted throughout the globe to connect with travel-based brands, build their own expertise and engage in the sisterhood of traveling women. Evelyn Hannon of Journeywoman and Jeannie Mark of Nomadic Chick have been announced as the summit’s keynote … 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!