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...

Essential Foods for Marathon Season Nutrition

Your nutrition plays as big a role as your training schedule when you are preparing for a marathon or half marathon. Here is the...
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American Council on Exercise Releases Study Results on HIIT Exercise for Newcomers

The American Council on Exercise (ACE), along with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, conducted a study on the effectiveness of high intensity interval training,...
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Harnessing Heart Rate for Training

Athletes training for endurance sports measure their effort through different means: some with time, some with distance and some with perceived exertion. Others monitor...
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Getting Steamy: Ways to Beat the Heat as an Athlete

  With Chicago’s weather creeping up to the 80’s and 90’s in the next weeks, it’s crucial to know how to keep working out safely...

Fleet Feet to Open New Location

Winter will bring a special gift to the city's north side with the opening of a new Fleet Feet Sports in Lakeview. The running store confirmed...

Active Trans Surveys Local Candidates on Transportation

The Active Transportation Alliance surveyed local mayoral and aldermanic candidates on their stances on a variety of biking, walking and transit issues earlier this...

Fit36 Opens First Studio in Chicago

Fit36 Lincoln Park, the first FIT36 franchise in the Chicago area, will opens its’ doors this March.  The high intensity interval training group classes...

Nike Celebrates ‘Women Supporting Women’ for International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day today, Nike Chicago hosted a debut event Tuesday night downtown, honoring women from all walks of life, in...

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...