5 Dry Land Exercises to Improve Your Swim

No matter what your skill level is in the pool, there is always room to improve your strength – not only your body strength,...

February Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Tricia Marks and Lee Jarvis

Tricia Marks “I started running in high school in the early 1980's, and ran at the University of Iowa in both cross country and track,...
Indoor trainer

How to Make the Most of Your Indoor Trainer Rides

The bad weather and temptation to pick up that book or TV remote, sit on the couch and stop working out is hard to...

From Chicago to Boston: Jason Moderi

Last year, 896 Illinoisan runners represented at the 2018 Boston Marathon, so this year, we wanted to talk to a few of them heading...

From Chicago to Boston: Danrey Toth

Last year, 896 Illinoisan runners represented at the 2018 Boston Marathon, so this year, we wanted to talk to a few of them heading...
Masters swimming

Master Your Sport: Local Masters Swimming Programs Offer Endless Benefits for Endurance Athletes

As MJ Gasik reflects on her experiences as a USAT, Ironman U and U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) Level 4 Certified Coach at Tri Right...

The Journey to Boston: 2 Ambassadors Share Their Qualifying Experience

Many runners strive to earn the coveted Boston Qualifying Time (BQ). This has become increasingly difficult each year, as the time to earn an...

Everyday Athlete: Tim Fletcher, Project Purple

Five years ago, when Tim Fletcher’s friend invited him to run a 5k, he realized his best excuse not to was a coffee and...

Winter is Swim Season for Kids

Keeping our kids healthy and safe is the top mission for parents. We make sure that our kids eat well, experience a good education,...
speed work

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone with Speed Work

Most runners have heard it before: they should incorporate speed work into their training. However, one of the biggest barriers to stepping on the track...