Chicago Marathon Training

Week one for marathon training has officially been completed and I am full steam ahead into week two!  Today’s post sets the overall tone on how I’m planning to conquer the Chicago Marathon this October… Continue reading

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Pure Barre Review

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Last Thursday I went to my first barre class. Have you guys ever done this type of workout before? I had been thinking about trying out barre after hearing rave reviews from a couple of friends. It seemed ideal for me because it’s focused on small isometric movements that tone your muscles using ballet-inspired techniques. I’ve had my share of IT band issues from running in the past so I try to keep my leg muscles in good shape, and if I can do that while living out my ballerina dreams? I’m in!
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