A Blueprint for Living Holistically

A Blueprint for Living Holistically

Hi, my name is Libby Proctor. I am a licensed acupuncturist, practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the Holistic Health ...

Wild Body: Discovering Natural Movement

Wild Body: Discovering Natural Movement

The purpose of the Wild Body series is to help you thrive in a dynamic environment. As you return to natural movement, your body will ...

Active Straight Leg Raise

Active Straight Leg Raise

The Active Straight Leg Raise, which focuses on hip mobility and core stability, is the first of seven exercises that we’ll cover in ...

Functional Movement Screen

Functional Movement Screen

Welcome to the introductory segment of the Functional Movement Screen. This series will be published on a regular basis over the next ...

Fitness Activities in March

Fitness Activities in March

March is an awesome time to get back outdoors, given that temperatures are finally hovering above 20 degrees (so warm!). The fitness ...

Moving Through the End of a Harsh Winter: How Yoga Can Help

Moving Through the End of a Harsh Winter...

The snow-filled winter season can often leave us feeling stiff, tight and simply unhappy. Our “free” time is spent shoveling snow, ...

Body Fat Test Options

Body Fat Test Options

A body fat test is a great tool for determining your fitness profile. It provides baseline data on which to measure the quality and ...

Top 10 Vegan Restaurants

Top 10 Vegan Restaurants

We rounded up the best vegan restaurants to help you find fresh, healthy meals in Chicago. They’re well worth a look regardless ...

Team USA – State Rankings

Team USA – State Rankings

In anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics, we conducted a geographical analysis of Team USA. Our goal was to determine which state ...

Fitness Events in February

Fitness Events in February

February is a slow month, but it’s the perfect time to get in shape in preparation of the ~10 fitness events coming in March (see ...

Indoor Rock Climbing Walls

Indoor Rock Climbing Walls

Indoor rock climbing presents a great, year-round activity in Chicago. Here’s why: We spoke to several experts and other ...

6 Cross Country Skiing Trails

6 Cross Country Skiing Trails

Assuming you’re brave enough to leave your room this winter, cross country skiing is worth some consideration. It’s a great ...

Holiday Travel Workout

Holiday Travel Workout

Your fitness level can decline in a matter of weeks. Several studies indicate that VO2 max, blood volume, lactate threshold, and other ...

Fitness Events in January

Fitness Events in January

This is our monthly roundup of the best races and other fitness activities in Chicago. The January 2014 list includes the Commitment ...

10 Local Juice Bars

10 Local Juice Bars

Juicing is an easy way to get your daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Although the process expels the fiber, studies have shown ...

6 Gait Analysis Options

6 Gait Analysis Options

A gait analysis provides video-based feedback on running biomechanics. With the assistance of a professional, these observations can ...

9 Winter Golf Options

9 Winter Golf Options

Chicago has several options to keep your golf game going in the winter. Golf simulators provide the ability to play a full round at a ...

15 Ski Resorts Within 200 Miles

15 Ski Resorts Within 200 Miles

We took a look at several local ski resorts that provide a chance to get some exercise, experience the outdoors, and relax away from ...

Go Canned

Go Canned

Canned vegetables are 49% cheaper, will last 100x longer, and are equally as nutritious as fresh. Despite this, Americans are shifting ...

5 Santa Runs

5 Santa Runs

Some runners scoff at santa runs, as they typically involve costumes, cookies, and after parties. While we agree that santa runs ...