In a frank interview, the marathoner talks about his training, the Cubs, post-race karaoke, and why people find him aloof. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
The local entrepreneurs behind Coco5, Protein20, and KRā capitalize on a serious thirst for natural, nutritious drinks. Read the full story for Chicago Magazine.
Peter Rahal, co-founder and CEO of RXBAR, didn’t set out to build a multi-million-dollar company — but despite humble beginnings in his parents’ basement, that’s exactly what happened. Listen to the full episode at aSweatLife.com.
Frozen-nitrogen, laser light, and breast-milk facials are among the options on offer at the city’s convenience-minded skin care spots. Read the full article for Chicago Magazine.
Ice baths aren’t just for professional athletes. Gyms across the city are offering new recovery options to help you boost results. Read the full article for Chicago Magazine.
Take a peek inside these doctors’ homes to see what medicines and products they do (and don’t) use themselves. Read the full article for Chicago Magazine.
Over 35 years of running and 40-plus marathons, Matt Fitzgerald never felt he’d truly achieved his potential over 26.2 miles. This year, he decided to train for the Chicago Marathon using an entirely different approach—as an elite. He moved to Flagstaff, Arizona—at 7,000 feet of altitude—and trained with the Northern Arizona Elite team under coach Ben Rosario. “It’s really been an amazing experience in that now, at 46, I am as fit as I’ve ever been. I am capable of running as well as I ever have, but in a different way.” Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
From an 81-year-old debut to a speedy teacher, these marathoners triumphed in the Windy City. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Kelly Herron says running provided power to fight off her attacker. Finishing 26.2 will offer closure. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Safety and security concerns shift his target to a November race. Read the full article for Runner’s World.