Active Rest: The Ideal Post-Race Recovery Method

Three cheers to you if you completed the Bank of America Chicago Marathon,  another fall marathon, or whatever your target race was for the...

Performance Nutrition Reviews

Training for a triathlon is not all about swim, bike and run.  Nutrition is just as important and without it, you’re not going to...
Deena Kastor

Deena Kastor: Q&A on Everything Chicago

Deena Kastor is most famously known in Chicago for her 2005 win at 2:21:25 and then breaking the Women’s Masters record in 2015 with...
Race day advice

Last Minute Race Day Advice from Chicago Athlete Ambassadors

It's hard to believe that after months of training, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is this weekend. Whether this is your first marathon...

5 Important Stretches to Stay Injury-Free

Stretching should be an important part of your training regimen. It is often overlooked, but stretching is key to staying injury-free and flexible. As an...
med tent

Have No Fear, The Med Tent Is Here

Let’s face it. The idea of receiving medical care at a race can be both discouraging and intimidating, regardless of your age, experience levels,...
Gwen Jorgensen

Q&A: Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen

In 2009, Gwen Jorgensen had just graduated from the University of Wisconsin and found herself with a nice desk job as an accountant for...

Elite Showdown: Predicting the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Winners

The deep and formidable elite fields of 2018 can keep you, but when all is said and done, American Galen Rupp and Kenyan Brigid...

Why Triathletes Need Strength Training

Despite all those reasons to strength train, it’s usually counterproductive to try to get stronger during the season. You should use the off-season to...

Everyday Athlete: Amy Saltzman, TEAM PAWS Chicago

This August, Amy Saltzman will compete in her first triathlon, but she is no stranger to competition. She has completed five marathons, including the...
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