Heather Holtz

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Heather Holtz is a fitness and health enthusiast who lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and two boys. She is a NASM personal trainer and a Les Mills Body Pump instructor. She blogs at Run Eat Play about fitness, food, and family. Her blog shares healthy living tips, workouts, recipes, and daily escapades of life with children.

E-mail Heather at heatherzebleckis@yahoo.com

Past articles

Chicago mom: How to win the food wars

Heather wants her kids to have a healthy relationship with food. Her trick of the trade? Don't force it. Keep offering a variety of healthy foods and let them figure out what they like. Read...


What to wear: Workout basics for Chicago moms

You've made a commitment to start exercising. Hurray! Having the right clothes isn't solely about looks. They can be essential to having effective workouts.  Read...


A Chicago mom's guide to joining a gym

Joining a gym can have a ton of benefits, but if it's your first time going it can be intimidating. Heather gives you the basics you need to know to start working toward a healthier you.  Read...


Chicago mom: Active kids are happy kids

Tearing kids away from video games, mobile devices and the TV can be difficult but it's worth the effort for happier, healthier kids.  Read...


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