4 Running Books That Will Inspire Any Athlete

Want some additional motivation for your next marathon or ultra? Want a book for your holiday travels?  Want to gift the runner in your...

Top 5 Mistakes Triathletes Make

You can learn a lot from mistakes – but they don’t have to be your own! Many experienced triathletes will tell you they’ve learned...

7 Cycling Tips to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

(From MapMyRide.com) Let’s be honest: Summer is a fantastic time for cycling. But to fully enjoy it, you’ll need to take a few precautions. Use...

How to Set and Achieve Your 2017 Goals

Happy New Year!  With each new year comes New Year’s Resolutions.  Whether you have set some resolutions or not, chances are you have some...

Never Run Alone: the Benefits of Group Training

With the growing popularity of distance running, group training has become a popular option both for those looking to test out the sport and...

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...

RunSafer Teaches Athletes Self Defense

According to statistics, someone gets assaulted in the United States every two minutes, and in Chicago, attacks on runners seem to be an almost...

Local Triathlete Profiles: Dawn Bartolini, Tri Right

Chicago Athlete: How did your triathlon journey begin? Dawn Bartolini: I had a significant weight loss and life transformation; I released more than 100...
Masters swimming

Master Your Sport: Local Masters Swimming Programs Offer Endless Benefits for Endurance Athletes

As MJ Gasik reflects on her experiences as a USAT, Ironman U and U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) Level 4 Certified Coach at Tri Right...

24 Hours on a Treadmill

In 2011, a standard medical procedure changed Eric O’Connor’s life forever. After tearing his meniscus while playing soccer with his son, O’Connor underwent 12-minute surgery...