What Your Ponytail Says About Your Form

If you are newer to the running community, it won’t take you long to realize that runners have their own seasons. Right now we...

Toughest Area Races

Many runners think of the Windy City as a great place to PR. Flat and temperate, Chicago athletes often have to run faster or...

3 Lessons I Learned While Swimming With A Heart Rate Monitor

The great thing about being a triathlete in the 21st century is that there is technology to measure almost every aspect of your workout;...

Vote for the 2019 CLIF Bar Athletes of the Year

Over the past year, we’ve introduced to you a diverse set of outstanding athletes who have been named CLIF Bar Athletes of the Month....

Tuesday Reviews-Day: Orangetheory Fitness Class

I had a lot of fun trying different classes for the studio fitness article in our November/December issue, that I decided to try another...

Inside the Bod Pod: Fast, Easy and Accurate

Gym members know that gyms are always extra crowded in January. The combination of New Years’ Resolutions and specially priced gym membership fees means...

Preparing for a Stair Climb

As temperatures turn cooler in Chicago, outdoor endurance events become fewer and farther between. Though the prime season for road races may be winding...

Tips on Spectating the Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a world class event. Runners come from all over the world to see the sights and sounds...

10 Early Season Triathlons to Try This Year

Triathlon season reaches its fever pitch in the Midwest in July and August, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until mid-summer to...

Local Nun Stephanie Baliga Organizes Charity Running Team While Aiming for Olympic Trials

When University of Illinois track and cross country runner Stephanie Baliga broke her foot during her sophomore year, she was devastated and lost. “Up until...