Posts in Fitness
7 Reasons We're Excited About FitRetreat 2017!

Ladies, it's that time of year again. City Fit Girls FitRetreat is back for it's 5th year! FitRetreat is a fun-filled day of fitness and wellness for women. Each year, we reach out to some of the best fitness trainers, instructors and wellness professionals to host 150 women in our community. This year, we're excited to announce that we've made a few changes and additions to the event (all good changes obviously). 

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How To Recover After A Workout or Run

Most athletes and fitness enthusiasts spend a lot of time training for their next big event or working out to see the best results. They do more reps, more laps, and add more pounds in hopes to see better results. Would you believe me if I told you that without recovering properly - even with all that training - you can hinder your body from becoming stronger and performing at your best? Bummer, I know. 

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It's About Time: Nike Pro Hijab Coming Spring 2018

In their February 2017 campaign video, 'What Will They Say About You?', Nike featured Middle Eastern women athletes competing in running, soccer, boxing, swimming and other sports. Just a few weeks later, the brand announced that they would be releasing the Nike Pro Hijab for Muslim women in spring 2018. Like Nike's other performance gear, the hijab will be stylish, lightweight, and breathable. Athletes like Amna Al Haddad played a large role in the design process. 

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Beginner's Guide to Triathlons

Have you been thinking about a new challenge for 2017? Maybe tossing around the idea of a triathlon, but unsure if you’re ready to go for it? When I signed up for my first triathlon, I had no idea what it entailed other than swimming, biking and running. I was totally intimidated, but in a haze of new year’s resolutions, I clicked “Register Now” for a local race, closing my eyes at the last second. Ten years and over thirty races later, I'm so grateful that I threw caution to the wind and signed up for that first race.

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City Fit Girls' Guide To Run 1-Mile [For NEW Runners]

If you're reading this blog, it's safe to assume you're thinking about running your first mile. No matter what you're reason is to take on this new challenge, working up to run a mile can be great for your overall health. We created a 3 week plan, with beginners in mind, that will take you from walker to runner in 21 days. Up for the challenge? Keep reading to get started.  

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Studios & Gyms That Will Change The Way You Look At Working Out

Ever go to a gym but feel unsure of what to do once you get there? Are you tired of having to wait in line for weights after the "I like to pick things up and put them down" bros finish their reps? Trying to get in a 30 to 45-minute sweat sesh shouldn't be so daunting. It should be fun!

And that's where fitness boutiques, or personalized fitness studios, come in. They are small and personable with some seriously creative programming. While the costs for these unique experiences can get pricey, let's just rejoice at the fact that there are new ways to workout and have fun while doing it. Keep reading to find some of our favorites! 

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These Apps Will Help You Stay in Shape

We all know that apps make our lives easier. From ordering a cup of coffee to getting a ride to the salon, we can have almost anything we want delivered to us with a tap of a button. Lucky for us, food and car rides aren't the only products on demand. 

If you whip our your cell phone and search the health section of the App Store, you're likely to find hundreds of apps that help you get fit, run faster, and lose weight. Aside from recognizing a few popular apps like Map My Fitness and Couch To 5K, the selection can get overwhelming. That's why we compiled a list of fitness apps that make it super easy to stay in shape. 

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Only 14% of Bike Racers Are Women, This Group Wants to Change That

Have you ever felt like your bike was weightless beneath you? You know, you're tucked low, elbows loose, good rhythm, legs and pedals working as one.... no fear, no hesitation, just on top of all of the variables and ready for anything? And maybe — just maybe — you’re tucked in six inches behind the rear wheel of a new best friend?

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