Obstacle Course and Mud Run Events

Throughout the United States, obstacle course and mud run events attract a diverse crowd of people. Passionate runners preparing for marathons or triathlons compete...

Nike Launches Riverwalk Workouts

Though December has had relatively mild weather up to this point, Nike Chicago still wants to encourage athletes to spend time outdoors this month....

Editor-in-Training: Strength and Running

Strength training, like sleeping for eight hours or more every night and eating a diet full of fruits, vegetables and vaguely unpronounceable superfoods, sounded...

Power Meters to ‘Revolutionize Running’

Although power meters have been mainly directed at bicyclists in the past, runners are now able to utilize them as well. In fact, power...

Are you prepped for Shamrock?

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle is this Sunday with the Health and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday. You may be ready to...

Exercise Coach Opens First City Location

A new fitness studio recently opened its doors in Lincoln Park, but unlike many studios in the area, you won’t find yourself lined up...
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Cyclists to Take Over Lake Shore Drive on Sunday

Bikes will once again fill Lake Shore Drive this Sunday at the Active Transportation Alliance’s annual MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive. The event,...

CARA Announces New Executive Director

The Chicago Area Runners Association announced yesterday that it has named Edward Zylka as its executive director. Zylka will replace Johnpaul Higgins, who assumed interim executive...

How to Find Foods that Work Best With Your Training Program

What triathletes eat in the months, days and hours before a race is just as important as their fitness routine. With the Transamerica Chicago...

Editor-in-Training: Educating Experience

In my last update, I mentioned that I appreciate how working with my trainer at Equinox, Greg, has helped me learn how to use equipment...