Life Time Tri Chicago

Over the past thirty years, Life Time Tri Chicago has grown to be one of the largest triathlons in the world. The race now...

Planning Ahead: An Understatement for Local Athletic Stores

Running, biking, swimming and triathlons are typically considered pretty individual sports; aside from teams and training groups, an athletes’ success comes from their own...

Winter Challenge Cross Country III

The Winter Challenge Cross Country III was held on Sunday, January 12 in the Caldwell Woods/Bunker hill trail system of the Forest Preserve District...

Shared Roads: Chicago sees increase in bike commuting

Motorized vehicles are old news in Chicago. If you want to see where the rubber is really meeting the road these days, look to...

The Great Compression Sock Debate

I have recently begun to explore the great compression sock debate. I've seen articles examining the science behind a compression sock. I've also seen...

Chicago Athlete 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Unsure of what to get the athlete in your life this season? Let our holiday gift guide help you out! Many of these products...

How to Build Swim Speed

Thousands of yards and hours of time put in, but yet you still can’t seem to improve your swim time.  It can be very...

Silvia Ribeiro: A Humble Superwoman

Most people go to college, graduate and get a job. Silvia Ribeiro got three. Ribeiro was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and began swimming...

Open Water Swim Tips

For many triathletes, the swim is the most challenging, intimidating portion of the sport;  even a very fit athlete can struggle in the swim...

Taking a bite out of your triathlon nutrition

Demystifying the ins and outs of fueling for your race Food is your fuel. Proper nutrition while training, as well as before, during and after...