Archive for September 2012

Tips for a Successful Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

Tips for a Successful Bank Of America Chicago Marathon
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is quickly approaching, as many of you are enjoying the “pleasures” of tapering, there are a lot of things to think about as you get ready to run through the streets of Chicago. We reached out to Scott Lewandowski the regional director of Fitness Formula Club and a seasoned... Read more »

Lance Armstrong is Back and Racing at REV3!

Lance Armstrong is Back and Racing at REV3!
In June, the Iroaman Corporation announced that Lance Armstrong would be banned from all of their events, shutting the door on a showdown between Armstrong and Criag Alexander. At the time, we interviewed Charlie Patten, the CEO of the REV 3 Triathlon Series about Lance Armstrong being banned from the Ironman Triathlon.  Patten made it... Read more »

What To Wear When Your Wife Is Having A Baby

What To Wear When Your Wife Is Having A Baby
At 6:00AM, my pregnant wife woke me up and announced “my water just broke.” We are off to the hospital to have our son/daughter? However, quick lesson. As an endurance athlete I am geared up. CEP Compression socks- I am going to be on my feet all day. Nike- Lunar Glide shoes- Comfort, it’s a... Read more »
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Stronger Than Iron- The Story of Greg.

For Greg Andricopulos the road to the Ironman has been bumpy to say the least. Greg’s first triathlon, Bangs Lake in August of 2009, was a brutal endeavor after a wipe out on his bike left him covered in road rash and bruises. Click here for those gruesome details. Not one to let a few... Read more »

Don't Miss The Fitness Pursuit Fueling Clinic at Ironman Madison.

Don't Miss The Fitness Pursuit Fueling Clinic at Ironman Madison.
There are four disciplines to the Ironman: Swim, Bike, Run and Nutrition. You can be lightning fast, but if you’re  not fueling your engine, it can cause problems and even force you out of the race. Nutrition is a key component to an iron-distance and a sprint. If you’re headed up to Madison this weekend... Read more »