Category: chicago fitness events

2 Minute Lesson: How to do Double-Unders on the Jump Rope

2 Minute Lesson: How to do Double-Unders on the Jump Rope
Double-unders are a super popular fitness skill since Cross Fit exploded about 5 years ago in the United States.  Even the past couple Cross Fit Games included the double-under in their competition line-up.  I have even heard that this staple exercise might evolve into a triple-under! I have been jumping rope since 3rd grade.  Like... Read more »

Strength Training for Teenagers

Strength Training for Teenagers
Strength Training for your Tween and Teenager is Important Is it safe for my 14 year old to strength train? This is a common question for a parent to ask. My answer is YES! Strength training is a vital part of a balanced fitness program. Strength training is not only for child athletes. Aside from... Read more »

You are looking at protein all wrong!

You are looking at protein all wrong!
First of all, if you strive to have balanced nutrition you must become a utilitarian.  Food needs to be inserted into your day in a useful and practical manner.  Not every meal or snack is intended to bring you pure savory enjoyment.  If you are a Crossfitters, fighter, pro-athlete, hardcore fitness enthusiast, I assume you... Read more »
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February is Heart Month, Why you should care.

The national campaign to heighten awareness about heart health is led by organizations like the American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Their mission is to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by the year 2017.  Their initiative includes building a  preventative mindset in every... Read more »