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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Soup Recipes for the Fall Season

As the leaves start to fall and we begin to enjoy “sweater weather,” it's only natural to start craving cold weather foods that warm the heart and soul. Here are some ideas for different soups to enjoy and celebrate the change of seasons: Fall Soup Recipes Roasted vegan pumpkin soup: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Dice…

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Crafting Homemade Soda

Everyone needs a little sweetness in life. If you love drinking soda but want to cut back on artificial additives or chemicals, the easy answer is making your own homemade sodas. Four Soda Syrups You Need to Try Now Combine 2 ounces of the syrup from each of the following recipes with 8 ounces of your choice…

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