Suburban Fitness Studio Combines Three Workouts in One

Whether you take group fitness classes at a boutique studio or at a gym, you can generally count on one thing: your class will...

Local Studio Donates Strength Training Machine to Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Hardpressed, a personal training studio located in River North, recently donated a strength training machine to the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, located in...
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Spartan Race Brings Series Obstacle Course Competition to Chicago Area

As obstacle racing has grown from a quirky alternative to a traditional road race into its own endurance sports category, different events have stepped...

Hot Chocolate 15K Serves as Marathon Dessert

After summer turns to fall and the holidays get closer, it becomes easier to get talked out of races. However, Hot Chocolate Chicago has become one...

CARA Names Acting Executive Director

The Chicago Area Runners Association announced yesterday that it has named Johnpaul Higgins as the organization's acting executive director beginning today. Former executive director Wendy Jaehn...

Naperville Marathon a Victory for All

PRESS RELEASE: Naperville, IL (November 9, 2014) -- The 2014 Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half-Marathon has concluded in resounding victories for runners, spectators, organizers...

New Fitness Concept Opens in Chicago

There are a number of reasons why athletes are hesitant to change up their workout plans. Any variation can be detrimental not only to...
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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,...

Fitness Review: CrossFit Posted

Cross Fit was invented for guys like me, former team-sport athletes who now need a little more motivation to hit the gym as hard...

Living Healthy on Hot Summer Days

Athletes often point to the health benefits of their active lifestyle, and for good reason. Staying active with running, swimming, cycling or even daily...