Runners have their marathons; triathletes, their Ironmans. Cyclists looking to test their mettle have a benchmark challenge of their own: the 100-mile century ride. Even if your winter workout regimen consisted primarily of streaming Parks and Recreation, if you start training now, you can still set your sights on conquering a century this fall. Read the full article for Chicago magazine.
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.
A simple habit could make you healthier: People who walk or bike to the office have a significantly lower risk of diabetes and obesity, finds new research from the U.K. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.