A few easy tweaks and handy tools can shift your entire attitude toward your workouts. Read the full article for Health.com.
Broad “be more healthy” goals set you up for failure. Swap them out for ones that are specific and achievable, and reap the running rewards all year long. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Few mortals can even fathom the type of success Felix has seen in her sport. How is it even possible, I asked her, to work toward goals that are so audacious, so otherworldly? Find out on this week’s episode of #WeGotGoals.
And use it to bounce back faster if you’re already injured. Read the full article in Runner’s World.
One fought off a vicious attack to run again on her own terms. Others forged new paths in the wake of life-altering diagnoses. And then there’s the father whose grief blended with joy as he crossed the finish line with a living reminder of the daughter he’d lost. My job introduces me to so many amazing athletes every year, and 2017 was no exception. Here—in no particular order—are seven of the stories that have stuck with me this year. Read the full article on aSweatLife.com.
“I felt this high that I had never felt before—with any drugs, with any alcohol.” Read the full article on VICE.
When we first took the #WeGotGoals concept to an audio format in April, we already knew we were onto something compelling. We’d already had some of these conversations for aSweatLife.com, pulling back the curtain on the goal-setting techniques of some of the most successful individuals in Chicago (and beyond). Transmitting their voices directly to your earbuds could only add to the depth and power of their insights. I’ve been co-hosting and editing the show from the beginning, and I’m blown away by what we’ve learned—and shared with you, our listeners—along the way. Read the full article for aSweatLife.com
When she trained for her first triathlon six years ago, Denise Lee was swimming, biking, or running six days a week. But she couldn’t find gear that made her “feel like a badass.” So she set about to craft activewear with a look that motivated her to train harder and reflected her edgy, urban, high-fashion style. ALALA, the athleisure company she launched four years ago—before athleisure was even a word—has gone on to thrive despite burgeoning racksful of competitors. Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
“I had a distinctive time to be sad and not have grief take over my life.” Read the full article for VICE.
Recovery isn’t just physical, it’s mental. Read the full article for VICE.