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Sweat With a Purpose This Saturday

 Photo: <a href="">Barry Brecheisen</a>
Photo: Barry Brecheisen

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Look, we know better than anyone how hard it can be to swap the couch for the gym (and tonight? Parenthood is on. Sorry, barre.) But Sweat With a Purpose, taking place at Vertigo Sky Lounge this Saturday, will give you a pretty compelling reason to ratchet up your heart rate.

This event was designed to encourage Chicago ladies to band together and support each other's fitness goals. For a suggested donation of $5 at the door—the cash benefits Bright Pink—the event kicks off at 3 p.m. and includes a 45-minute workout, tips on creating a healthy lifestyle, and (it is Saturday, after all) cocktails starting at 5 p.m. The event is hosted by Nike trainers Nikki Metzger (a Hottest Trainer alum!), Kate Hiipakka and Gina Caifano, and you can R.S.V.P. here.
· Sweat With a Purpose [Offical Site]
· Hottest Trainer Contestant #4: Nikki Metzger [Racked Chicago]

Vertigo Sky Lounge @ The Dana Hotel

660 North State Street, Chicago, IL