Chicago ranks 12th in American Fitness Index

The ninth annual American Fitness Index was released on May 18, and out of the 50 metro areas in the United States, Chicago was...

Runners Exposed: How the Sport Affects Everyday Life

In honor of Global Running Day today, Brooks Blog ran its annual Global Run Happy Report, and found many positive facts associated with running....

Crossfit Illumine Teaches Kids About Health, Perseverance and Failure

Since you’re a Chicago Athlete reader, I don’t have to explain the importance of fitness to you – it would be a little like...

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...

Volt Athletics® Launches First Intelligent Training App for Athletes

Volt Athletics® announced last week the launch of the first intelligent fitness training app built specifically for athletes. For the past three years, Volt's...

Obstacle Course and Mud Run Events

Throughout the United States, obstacle course and mud run events attract a diverse crowd of people. Passionate runners preparing for marathons or triathlons compete...

‘Personal Trainer Store’ Focuses on LGBTQ Community

Finding a personal trainer can be tough, and hiring one you feel completely comfortable with can be even tougher. However, Right Fit For You...

Comprehensive Testing Confirms Fitbit’s PurePulse™ Heart Rate Monitors ‘Highly Inaccurate’

San Francisco, CA – A comprehensive new study conducted by researchers at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (“Cal Poly Pomona”) reveals that the PurePulse™...

Power Meters to ‘Revolutionize Running’

Although power meters have been mainly directed at bicyclists in the past, runners are now able to utilize them as well. In fact, power...

Are you prepped for Shamrock?

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle is this Sunday with the Health and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday. You may be ready to...