Owner Marybel Wilson wanted to share her passion for working out with women who might struggle to see themselves reflected in the fitness industry. Her gym has grown to include more than 130 members and serves women of all shapes and sizes.
New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems.
The City of Broad Shoulders flexed its muscles in terms of fitness. In a newly released list of the 100 fittest cities in America, Chicago came in at No. 10.
With the right mindset, you can enjoy the season without sabotaging your well-being.
A 6-year-old child recently died after being pulled under the rear of the Peloton Tread+ treadmill, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company has also received dozens of reports of injuries.
The pandemic has made it even harder to do the things that some of us already had a hard time doing, like eating well and exercising. But with some planning and creativity, staying active and healthy while staying at home is totally doable.
The former first lady’s 2020 workout playlist includes hits by Beyonce, Lizzo, Childish Gambino, Frank Ocean, BJ the Chicago Kid and more. Get the full list.
Regular physical activity is vital for your health, but a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds nearly a quarter of Illinois residents aren’t getting any exercise at all.
While online physical education classes have been around for well over a decade, often as part of virtual or online schools, technology has made possible a new level of accountability, its users say.
In the decade since federal exercise guidelines were first introduced, a study finds that adult exercise rates have essentially remained flat, while time spent sitting is on the rise.
Ditch the gym and take your fitness routine outside this summer with free classes at Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Gallagher Way. With morning and evening classes, there are plenty of opportunities to get in shape.
New federal guidelines stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. “Doing something is better than doing nothing,” said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones of Northwestern University.
Get fit this summer with free outdoor yoga, Pilates, cardio, strength and Zumba classes on the Great Lawn at Millennium Park.
If you’re looking to shed pounds, you’ve likely done some Googling. But beware: Not everything you read online will help you reach your beach bod goals. Local dietitians debunk diet and exercise myths and share tips.
Don’t let frigid weather derail your outdoor exercise routine. With the proper precautions and gear, you can keep it up all winter long, says orthopedic surgeon Dr. Diego Villacis.
In light of attacks on runners earlier this fall, the Chicago Area Runners Association is hosting a free safety seminar on Thursday.