Join Us at FitRetreat!

philaLast August, we closed out the summer with our first FitRetreat, a full day of fitness and motivational sessions at the American Dreaming Magazine Headquarters in Northern Liberties.With less than one month of promotion, our inaugural event brought in 75 attendees, 7 fitness instructors, and 15+ corporate & community sponsors. Women left feeling inspired and motivated to spread healthy living at home, in the workplace and social settings.

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Life Happens…Here’s How To Stay Afloat

fist female fitnessBy Hilary Kelley

Life is full of inconveniences, even when they’re good – like when the boy you like finally asks you out to dinner, only for you to be on day 2 of your 3-day juice cleanse.

There’s never going to be a time when you get to do everything you want to do, eat only your favorite foods or the foods that follow your diet du jour and really, who gets 8-9 hours of sleep ever night? Yea, me either.

Like me, you have to travel for work without anyone worrying about whether you are getting in a workout or eating an appropriate amount of veggies. You may be dealing with an injury, the holidays, a new partner, a cold or life in a new city. As someone who has dealt with all of these “life inconveniences”, I am here to tell you that you can still maintain your fitness without the sometimes frustrating fitness magazine tips that include you needing a yoga mat and kettle ball…wait, what if I didn’t pack either one of those things.

With all of that in mind, I present you with my tips on handling life, all while keeping your sanity and fitness. Continue reading

City Fit Girls Interview With Fitness Motivator Dawn Estelle Archer!

By Hilary Kelley

dawn 1I had the amazing opportunity to interview Dawn Estelle Archer, one of instagram’s fitness sweethearts (with almost 150K followers!), who has completely transformed her body, all by dedicating herself to clean eating and cardio. Due to popular demand, Dawn decided to leave her home in Virgina to teach her SWEAT class across the country. Though recovering from being sick, she was delighted to speak with me while in Denver, CO. I invite you all to check out her site dawn-archer.com and follow her on Instagram at @estellearcher, she will definitely keep you motivated! And don’t forget to check out her #SWEATtour locations, she might be coming to a city near you!

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