Step It Up with Steph is the women’s weekly dose of health, fitness, and lifestyle entertainment.

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Join us as we interact with everyday people just like you and focus on issues such as weight loss, insomnia, back pain, menopause, work/life balance, and anxiety!

The host, Stephanie Mansour, is on a mission to provide solutions for women who want to feel and look their best. She’s appeared on over 50 Television shows including CNN, Dr. Oz, and many local Chicago TV stations. The show is produced by a former Oprah Winfrey Network producer. Full Press Release available HERE.


Episode 1: Sleepless Nights
Premiered Saturday 1/21
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Do you or someone you know have a hard time falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting enough sleep? Today’s guest is a self-proclaimed insomniac who’s tried everything to get her on a regular schedule. We’ve brought in some experts, we’ve come up with some DIY solutions to make your bedroom more conducive for sleep, and we’ve taken it to the streets to see how random everyday people deal with their sleep issues!

Episode 2: Less Time, Less Energy, More Problems
Aired Saturday 1/28
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The elusive work-life balance…that’s what we’re focusing on in today’s episode. We’re joined by a successful workaholic and a panel of experts to help put this guest’s personal life back on the map. We’ve also heard from random Chicagoans about how they manage to stay healthy amidst chaotic work schedules, and we’ll provide some DIY tips you can do at home to avoid after-work unhealthy dinners & exhaustion.

Episode 3: Intense Diets & Workouts But No Weight Loss
Aired Saturday 2/4
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What happens when you’ve tried everything to lose stubborn weight? Today’s guest has dealt with this for over a decade, so we’ve brought in some experts to give her some unique and customized solutions. We’ve also got our weekly workout that focuses on the best ways to speed up fat loss, as well as specific foods and supplements to ignite your metabolism!

Episode 4: Mastering Menopause
Aired Saturday 2/11
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Every woman goes through it…but not a lot of women like talking about it! We’ve brought in a Doctor who specializes in Menopause plus two women who’ve already gone through it to share their stories. We have a special workout, food suggestions, and even bedding recommendations to help alleviate symptoms of menopause to keep you feeling healthy and energetic during this time.

Episode 5: Anxiety Awakened
Aired Saturday 2/18
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Today’s guest is like many people who suffer from anxiety: she’s fully functioning, but her thoughts keep racing interfering with her sleep, personal, and professional life. So we’ve brought in a therapist and a hypnotist to see what they have to say about curing anxiety. We’ve also got a calming and meditative weekly workout and some foods that are good for reducing anxiety.

Episode 6: Rescue Mission: Low Back Pain
Premiered Saturday 2/25
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Do you suffer from chronic low back pain, or have pain as a result of an injury? Today’s show provides concrete solutions for getting some relief, including chiropractic care, massage, food suggestions, and a Pilates workout routine. We also take it to the streets to ask random everyday people how they cope with back pain!