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ChicagoGirlFitness

Chicago, Illinois
Chicago girl, fitness instructor, computer geek, healthy living & fitness blogger.
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Strength Training Saturday by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I woke up bright and early for my workout. It was an upper body strength training day. I felt good and got a tough workout in. We recently added upright rows to o ... Read on »
Work It by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey, all! How was Tuesday? Mine was pretty typical. I worked. Then I worked out. Two new things, though: 1.) I had a pomelo for breakfast. Never had one be ... Read on »
Stuff… by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Beginning of the Weekend! Things/stuff/thoughts/whatever from my week: - I had my last photography class on Monday. I definitely still suck, but at least ... Read on »
Weekend & Photography by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey there! I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! Some of you maybe even had yesterday off of work? Lucky ducks. My weekend involved: - Friday evening trip to ... Read on »
Valentine by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Boy, I’m getting this in just under the wire. Been busy today. In fact, I don’t anticipate my head hitting the pillow until about 3am. Server maintenance, baby. Th ... Read on »
Grocery Shopping by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey, hey! Happy Friday! Anyone have any cool plans this weekend? I’m going to the Bulls’ game tomorrow afternoon. Should be a good time. But before that… I’ ... Read on »
Hold My Camera by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m in desperate need of a camera bag. I’ve had my DSLR for months now and I still haven’t bought one. Poor thing’s been shoved in a cloth bag, then shoved in purse aft ... Read on »
Sikil Pak by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sikil Pak is a Mayan pumpkin seed dip. Pumpkin seeds are not only a great source of vitamins and minerals, but they are also a fantastic source of protein, with 7g ... Read on »
FXB: Week 2 by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two weeks down, eight to go! Workouts: Workouts went well and I still enjoyed them just as much as I did the first week. I have to say I kind of hit a wall duri ... Read on »
Six Meals a Day by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Meal #1: Egg scramble (egg, cottage cheese, veggie sausage) + 1/2 grapefruit Meal #2: Veggie burger & hummus in a cabbage wrap + parmesan dus ... Read on »
Which Whey is the Gym? by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey, peeps! Yesterday I found some protein powder I actually like. Shocking. Tera’s Whey . I’ve been trying out different protein powders recently, but wa ... Read on »
FXB: Week 1 by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Workouts: Loving them! I’m genuinely excited to go to class each day. I like kickboxing the most. I’ve taken kickboxing at my regular gym, but it’s totally non-con ... Read on »
Protein Crepes by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These  “crepes” are fantastic. They are low carb and contain a good amount of protein. I found the original recipe here , but ended up altering it a bit. Pro ... Read on »
20 Questions by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I saw this survey on several blogs recently, so I decided to do it because I’m lazy and don’t feel like coming up with any real content today. 1) What is one of you ... Read on »
Poor Man’s Lulu by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had some gift cards for Old Navy , so I stopped in there on Sunday afternoon. It was a madhouse and the checkout line was a good 20 minutes long, but I came away with ... Read on »
Roasted Chickpeas by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey, peeps! Here’s a recipe for roasted chickpeas. I made them the other day as a snack and ended up eating the entire batch. They are addicting! I used dill as the ... Read on »
FXB Orientation by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Orientation for FXB was bright and early this morning. Fitness First up was our fitness evaluation. We had our measurements taken and were tested on a few physi ... Read on »
What Did I Get Myself Into? by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m all about trying new things, but I have a tendency to give up on them after a fairly short period of time. Exhibit A.) High school sports. I didn’t just play on ... Read on »
Snow Not Cool by ChicagoGirlFitness Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We finally got some snow here in Chicago. I have no right to complain about it since a.) I work from home and b.) I don’t own a car, but I still think it sucks. M ... Read on »