Get your American butt to the Bastille Day 5K & 8K for a great mid-week training run benefitting a worthy cause. The course starts and ends at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and winds through Lincoln Park, ending with a celebration of all-things-French with a block party at the museum. I’ve been told that you can get […]

I’ve gotten pretty lucky in my day job – one of my clients, REFUEL, allows me to think and talk about fitness and nutrition all day, which is kind of what I’m always thinking about anyway. We work a lot with endurance athletes and it was only a matter of time before I started to […]

Studio: Hard Pressed, 219 W. Chicago Suite 600 Class Focus: These personal training sessions are  weight-lifting and strength-training focused with a HIIT flair Cost per workout: $65 to workout with a head strength coach (it’s less to workout with an assistant strength coach) Money saving offers: $199 for 8 sessions or 25% off of your first package […]

(Image courtesy of Abesmarket.com) Abe’s Services launched and is bringing its community of the top green, eco-friendly, natural and better-for-you service professionals to the Chicago area. To celebrate, it’s hosting the Better Living Bash where you can fill you night with tips, tricks and services to keep you on track to living well in the city. […]

(Image courtesy of NTC) With the release of Nike’s new Nike Free Bionic, the Nike Training Club – Lincoln Park showed off the newest shoe to the free line by showcasing a workout fitting for its high intensity training design. After trying the shoe, I was impressed with the stability and support it gave to help stay […]

I’ve been waiting anxiously for summer to roll around for a lot of big reasons – working out under a blue sky is one of those (piled on top of all the other reasons to love summer and hate winter in chicago). The Self Magazine Workout in the Park presented the perfect way to kick off […]