On Episode 5 of the #WeGotGoals podcast, Mimi Bosika shares: success lies in the relationships she builds. Her drive for greatness? That’s been with her from day one. Listen to the full episode for aSweatLife.com.
Olympian and professional runner Diego Estrada shared with us his goals for Tokyo 2020, but it’s a long training road and he’s taking it one step at a time. Read the full story for aSweatLife.com.
Nike Master Trainer Emily Hutchins shares her goals on Episode 2 of the new #WeGotGoals podcast. Read more about–and listen to–the episode on aSweatLife.
Making decisions still isn’t easy—but the more I use this framework, the increasingly confident I’ve become in my judgment. Read the full post for aSweatLife.
Daily life still posed its share of challenges, but sports reminded them of what they *could* do instead of what they couldn’t. Read the full post for A Sweat Life.
If you lived in Chicago in February 2011, you might remember Snowmageddon — a blizzard so powerful it managed to overwhelm the city’s substantial snow-removal resources. Lake Shore Drive closed; people stranded in traffic for hours eventually abandoned their cars and walked home. For almost a week, most schools and offices shuttered and no one went anywhere they didn’t have to. Read the full post on A Sweat Life.
If you check the results for this month’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, you’ll see that David Forster from Minneapolis finished with a 3:55:34. Click the button to view photos of him during the race, however, and none exist. Read the full post for A Sweat Life.
Locals call Aruba “one happy island” and they can say it lots of different ways. Officially part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Aruba lies just off the coast of Venezuela and also spent time under Spanish rule, so you’ll hear people speak English, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese and a blended language called Papiamento. And though it may be small — just 69 square miles, compared to Chicago’s 230 — the island also offers a varied mix of fitness activities. Read the full post for A Sweat Life.
A mere four-hour direct flight from O’Hare, San Juan might just rank as the easiest tropical getaway possible. You don’t have to bring your passport, change your money, or speak a different language to navigate this U.S. territory (though locals will definitely appreciate your rusty high-school Spanish, should you choose to use it). You also don’t have to put a hold on your fitness routine. Read the full article for A Sweat Life.
Eminem blared in the background. Judges sat at long, white tables, fingertips lingering near bright neon signs with the words “warning” and “disqualified.” Bea Rodriguez stood ready on a black platform in a hotel ballroom in Novi, Michigan; when the announcer yelled “start,” she picked up her 12-kilogram kettlebell (that’s 26 pounds, nearly one-fourth the 5’2” athlete’s body weight). Read the full article for A Sweat Life.