Category Archives: Health

Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Besides great pizza and eclectic architecture, Chicago is known for its brutal winters, which happen to coincide with cold and flu season. While you can't completely avoid contact with germs, there are some things you can do to minimize your chances of getting sick.  Get a Flu Shot By now, you've probably been bombarded with ads in…

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Tips for Staying Active This Winter

Long before the first official day of winter, Chicago has already had its first snowfall of the season. As frigid temperatures grip the city, we just want to hibernate. It can be difficult to find the motivation to keep up the exercise routines we maintained during the warmer months. Here are some tips for staying fit and active…

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4 Health and Fitness Tips for Apartment Living

Living in an apartment can lead to improved health and fitness. In this post, we'll discuss four health and fitness tips for apartment living. Take advantage of the gym How often do you have a gym that’s a three-minute walk from your front door? Most apartment complexes have convenient gyms on-site. In addition, these gyms always…

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Winter Fitness Tips

Even though Chicago’s freezing, snowy winters might make you want to curl up on the couch instead of being active, it’s important to get regular exercise all season long. This time of year is also cold and flu season. Staying fit can help lower your risk of catching the common cold, influenza or other winter…

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The Best Cardio Equipment to Get the Heart Pumping

With a well-equipped fitness center conveniently located amid our apartments in Chicago, there’s no excuse for not taking advantage of the benefits of a cardio workout. Using the following types of workout equipment can help one reduce their chances of heart disease, lower stress and promote weight loss. Rowing Machines Not only can rowing machines…

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Latest Trends on Lowering Stress Using Meditation

Living in the city can cause stress, whether it is from your job, traffic, weather or other people. However, reducing stress doesn't have to take a lot of time out of your busy day. In fact, one of the newest trends that's great for Chicago apartment living is the practice of meditation. Meditation has been around for centuries…

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4 Smart Strategies for Having an Allergy-Free Season

If you suffer from allergies, you're probably not enjoying spring and summer as much as you'd like to. Fortunately, there are measures that residents of our apartments in Chicago can take to minimize discomfort caused by allergies. Following are four strategies designed to help keep allergies from getting the better of you this season. Take Off Your…

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