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Layering for Winter Ski Trips & Beyond

Now that the holidays are over, we’ve got a few straight months of just… winter! January and February can typically be kind of depressing, but I’m trying to take the positive route and embrace winter while it’s here. I’m not a…

Get Outside!

Man, oh man. It’s been a week! How is it only Thursday?! Counting down until the weekend, that’s for sure. (I feel like I could say the same thing about 2016 in general, but I digress…) On Tuesday, it felt…

Pink & Palm Leaves

The winter weather has come with a vengeance in Chicago… We’re talking single digit temperatures, not taking the wind chill into account. Yikes! Typically, these frigid “polar vortex” temps don’t show up until January and February, and the hibernation starts…

10 Tips for Staying Fit This Fall

It’s no secret that most of us gain a a pound or two (or five) over the holiday season. Once summer has ended and I’m bundled up in cozy sweaters, I always seem to justify comfort food and a few more…

Favorite Fitness Classes

Like pretty much everyone, exercise and healthy eating was on my list of things to focus on this year. I’m pretty good about working out most of the time, it’s the eating part where I throw caution to the wind….

Take It Outside

I’m writing this post as it’s currently -1° (Fahrenheit, without windchill) in Chicago. My weather app says that it currently feels like -17°. 😳 Hopefully today is the last day of the dangerously low temperatures because it’s almost impossible to convince myself…

Heavily Meditated

Memorial Day has come and gone and now it’s finally feeling like summer! (Well, if it would ever stop raining.) Bikini season is here and I’ve been kicking my workouts into high gear and going to all of the classes…

Pink & Printed

Over the last month or two, I’ve been spending a lot of my time not in NYC. #JetSetJess has had her pedal to the metal… And it’s been so much fun! I’m finally back in New York for a bit……