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: Surviving surgery recovery with kids

Stuck in bed after surgery? Here are five tips to help get you through your recovery period.  Read...

 

How to throw a football-themed party in Chicago

Friends, family and Chicago Bears football. What's better than that? Have the best party on the block with these tips!  Read...

 

Fun ideas for Chicago kids to beat the summertime boredom blues

In today's world of instant gratification from technology, kids expect to be entertained 24/7. When the boredom song starts, try some of these fun family activities.  Read...

 

Summer bucket lists give Chicago kids goals to accomplish

Kids (and some parents) can see a lot of down time during the summer. Keep them focused on striving for goals by creating a summer bucket list! Read...

 

Chicago mom: Tips for staying fit on vacation

Vacations are a time for relaxing and enjoying yourself, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t fit in a little exercise, too. Read...

 

A guide to group fitness classes in Chicago

Switch up your workout with group fitness classes. Test drive them all to find the perfect one for you!  Read...

 

Chicago mom switches up school lunches

Heather's kids were tired of sandwiches in their lunch boxes. So what did this mom of picky eaters do? Gave them options!  Read...

 

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...

 

Chicago moms improve workouts with fitness gear and gadgets

Fitness gadgets and accessories can help improve your workouts and make things fun. Test out some of Heather's favorites for your next work out.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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