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...

Stay Mentally Strong Through Your Marathon

Running a marathon is no easy task. While completing the 26.2 mile course can wear down the body, staying mentally sharp over 2-plus hours...

Independence Day Events

With the Fourth of July falling at the end of a work week, this could be the busiest Friday for running in a long...

Free Skin Cancer Checks to be Given at Soldier Field 10 Mile

Hundreds of Soldier Field 10 Mile competitors will receive free skin cancer checks Saturday, according to a press release from Loyola Medicine. In less than...

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...

Thanksgiving Day Runs Kick Into Gear

It's cold, it's a holiday, there is football that needs to be watched and food that needs to be enjoyed. However all that waits...

2015 Holiday Gift Guide

2015 Holiday Gift Guide   Unsure of what to get the athlete in your life for the holidays? Let our gift guide help you out! With...
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Maintaining Balance During the Holidays

With parties, shopping, travel and end-of-the-year responsibilities filling many peoples’ calendars this month, health and fitness pursuits often move further down their priority lists....

Strength Training for Marathons

If you have the start date of a fall marathon race circled on your calendar, you've likely laid out your training plan, or perhaps...

Fitness Review: Zumba

I'm not a dancer, we've gone over this. The closest I will ever come to anything remotely close to dancing is the occasional wedding...