Archive for December 2012

Why the Chicago Running Community is the Best

Why the Chicago Running Community is the Best
When I started running in 2007 I joined a Beginning Women’s Running Group and trained for my first 5K.  This group was an off-shoot of the larger running group in my community, Second Wind Club. I never went to a group run with Second Wind, though.  I always felt scared and a little intimidated.  What... Read more »

Yoga Loft: Way More than Yoga

Yoga Loft: Way More than Yoga
Welcome to Yoga Loft Chicago.  Hang up your coat, stash your shoes, grab a mat, and get ready to sweat.  No, this isn’t hot yoga.  In fact, it isn’t even yoga the way you imagine it at all.  It’s Yoga Sculpt.  Your instructor this evening is Tim.  And tomorrow you will be sore.  And you... Read more »

Trail Running for Beginners: The Muddy Monk Schiller Chiller

Trail Running for Beginners: The Muddy Monk Schiller Chiller
Most people in the Chicago area stick to running on the roads.  Or, in actuality, the sidewalks or the lakefront path.  But there’s a whole other type of running out there that Chicagoans tend to forgo: trail running. Sure, there are Chicago forest preserves with paved trails or crushed limestone trails but I’m talking about... Read more »
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