Wellness

Indoor Rock Climbing | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

A few weeks ago, I tried SoulCycle (and hated it) and as I was looking for my next workout, you guys challenged me to try Rock Climbing. This post is part of my ongoing series Do You Even Lift, Ro, where I try different workouts and review them here. I went to Brooklyn Boulders in… Continue reading Indoor Rock Climbing | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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What’s in My Bag: Back to School Edition

T-minus 5 days to school starting and its starting to get real. Although I've been back on campus all week, I'm taking this weekend to get settled into my routine. Since I live so far away from campus, I have to fit an entire day worth of supplies into my bag every day so here… Continue reading What’s in My Bag: Back to School Edition

Life

You Can Sleep When You’re Dead: How To Hack Your Sleep Cycle

Sure, the recommended amount of sleep for college students is 8 hours per night, but if we’re honest with ourselves that’s a fantasy. Now that summer (and the beautiful sleep schedule that it brought with it) is coming to a close, this is your guide to surviving on less than 6 hours of sleep a… Continue reading You Can Sleep When You’re Dead: How To Hack Your Sleep Cycle

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7 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Themselves Before the New School Year

September has arrived, and with a school on the quarter system, I'm using my last couple weeks to start getting ready for the new school year! I've found that doing an end of quarter review is really helpful in the process of achieving those goals so before I make the new list, these are the… Continue reading 7 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Themselves Before the New School Year

Wellness

We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

While I was busy running a marathon, trying SoulCycle, and falling in love with Yoga Sculpt, my friends Arushi and Hannah decided to take on Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan for 12 whole weeks this summer. Optimized to help women get ready for bodybuilding competitions, the Transformation Workout Plan has been featured on Muscle and… Continue reading We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

Life

Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

Over the last few months I finally got to experience summer in Chicago without snow and dreary weather! And it was incredible! Since I've been working in Pilsen, a neighborhood on Chicago's southwest side, I fell in love with it so here is my guide to the best of Pilsen. From food to culture, Pilsen… Continue reading Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

Wellness

I Tried (and Hated) SoulCycle | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After running the marathon and trying CorePower Yoga, I decided it was time to try another cult exercise class, SoulCycle. I wanted to do a whole month of classes, and spent the spring saving so I could afford them. I was so excited to try it, so you can imagine my disappointment when I finally… Continue reading I Tried (and Hated) SoulCycle | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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Working Woman: What 9 Women Wear to Work

I've been having a little trouble adapting my near uniform of athleisure to the working world so I asked a bunch of my friends to tell me about how they dress for their summer jobs (in a variety of fields). Then I went through my own closet to force myself to wear real adult clothing.… Continue reading Working Woman: What 9 Women Wear to Work

Wellness

Namaste Beaches: My Week at CorePower Yoga | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After the marathon, I figured it'd be good to spend my exercise time doing something a little less extreme to my body. In my eyes, there really isn't anything that puts less stress on your body than yoga so I decided it was time to give yoga another try. I challenged myself to a week… Continue reading Namaste Beaches: My Week at CorePower Yoga | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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I Ran a Marathon: Bay of Fun(die) | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

This was the hardest thing I have ever done. After six months of relentless training, I took a few days off of work, jumped on a plane to Boston, grabbed my mom and my friend Katie, drove 7 hours up to Canada, and ran 26.2 miles of non-stop hills on an almost 80 degree day… Continue reading I Ran a Marathon: Bay of Fun(die) | #DoYouEvenLiftRo