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Spring Gym Bag Essentials

The spring time is all about refreshing your routine...and layering. Chicago weather is about as reliable as your next Tinder date, so ladies, be smart. Pack your gym bags wisely, and make sure you're ready for that sponto cocktail with your girlfriends if patio weather strikes. GoldFadden MD … [Read More...]

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The second installment to the April Metabolic Flexibility Series is all about those carbs. To begin, the carbohydrate provides energy for muscles, fuel for the … [Read More...]

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As a child of the 90's, if someone had told me 20 years ago that I would be eating the very chia seeds that I was accessorizing a clay poodle with I would have … [Read More...]

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Work for the Weekend Workout: Cardio Burst

Is anyone like THIS in response to the week being over and the weekend FINALLY being here?! Congrats! You made it through the week and rest and relaxation is just around the corner. But. Not. Yet. Don't let your happy hour hit without hitting the gym first. … [Read More...]

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Food Categories: Fat, Carbohydrates, and Protein

For the past six years or so I have become very mindful of what foods and liquids I put into my body. I've mentioned before that I am not a fan of fad diets, have no food allergies, and am not a vegetarian or vegan. I eat six meals a day (typically) and tend … [Read More...]

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Ever since my comical, yet beneficial, experience with a 3-day juice cleanse I have been incorporating smoothies and juices into my daily diet. I decided that juicing is not for me, but I do love a fresh smoothie or juice as a snack or pre-workout pick me up. … [Read More...]