Happy Friday! Coming to you today to share some of what I’m seeing on trends in the Chicago fitness community. I’d love to hear what’s new and exciting in your area! High Intensity Interval classes – I recently tried Fit36, which is just now opening in Chicago (still have free classes through their Grand Opening […]
One item that I considered putting as a goal for 2017 and decided against officially putting it on my bucket list is to hit a particular # on my FTP test. For me, that number is 200. I’m still working on that, and I imagine there are many of you who may also be working […]
So I’ve started to get into trail running! I went the past two weekends and had a great time. Waterfall Glen is a great trail about 30 minutes away from downtown Chicago (at least early on a Saturday morning!). Waterfall Glen has a 9 mile loop (well, I say it’s 9.5 miles but Mike says […]
Back in the day, I used to run all through the winter outside. Heck, I trained for the Illinois Marathon in 2011 (an April race) all outside, including with a blizzard to Chicago that winter. But in more recent years I’ve gotten softer, and turned more to the treadmill. Sometimes this is for good reasons, […]
Looking to get into running in 2017? I have four tips for beginners starting out with running.
Hello! I’m still basking in the fatigue of having run the Marine Corps Marathon earlier today. It turned out to be a bit steamy by the end, and TLDR is that I was not able to beat Oprah today. I fought hard, and I PRed but I was not able to hit my goal in […]