It's never too late to get active and stay limber throughout the ages. FOX 32's Anita Blanton visits a class of fit boomers that are changing the way we approach fitness while we age.
Athletes put a lot of wear and tear on their bodies, so it's important to put time into recovery. Physical therapy facilities in Chicago see people from off the street and athletes of all levels. Many people push through the pain, but therapists say pain is your body trying to tell you to slow down.
Local service members took part in the Chicago Bears Salute to Service NFL boot camp to learn how to train like a Bear. The league honors service through partnerships and grants for military members and their families.
Everyone's motherhood journey is different, but there strength and support are common necessities for women during their pregnancy. Yoga and fitness routines geared for expecting mothers can help women connect with each other and their bodies.
Robin Hammond from the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce previews their Health and Wellness weekend and details some of the fun, energetic offerings that will take place.
Next week's forecast is calling for intense heat. Fox 32's Anita Blanton sits down with award winning fitness instructor Kia Williams about the dangers of exercising in extreme heat. Williams offers some tips to keep you safe while practicing your routine.
Darius Lawrence, who is participating in the 2023 Chicagoland Tour de Cure, talks about the importance of raising awareness and money for the mission of the American Diabetes Association.
Boxing Out Negativity in North Lawndale aims to help young men become their better selves. In a neighborhood trouble with gangs, drugs and little access to fresh food, the youth are up against a lot. The group use boxing and positive role models to empower kids in the community while keeping them active.
Read & Run Chicago is partnering with the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project for a one-of-a-kind running tour commemorating the historical event on the same day and in the same place the multi-day riots began over 100 years ago.
Anita Blanton takes a look at the latest tech that is transforming fitness.
Gallagher Way partnered with area fitness centers to offer free morning fitness classes on the lawn Mondays through Thursdays. All community members are welcome to join and can sign up online at the Gallagher Way website. Mondays and Wednesdays feature high intensity work outs while Tuesdays and Thursdays is yoga.
The timeless Broadway masterpiece West Side Story is taking the stage at Lyric Opera of Chicago in about a week. The performers don't just have to practice their lines, the artists are at the gym everyday preparing for this high energy show.
This year Fox 32 is a proud media partner of the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure. The event coming up in two month is a fundraising campaign that helps save lives. Chicago's races are on Aug. 12 at Pottawatomie Park.
Femmes and Themmes Bike Chicago creates a space where people are accepted and celebrated while they cultivate their fitness journey. The group offers what many needed. Over 50 people came out for the first ride.
FOX 32's Anita Blanton takes a trip to Crossfit Mokena to discover the uplifting power of community and exercise.
Faces of Fitness is Chicago's health and wellness festival. Different workout providers get together to teach classes for yoga, cycling and much more in River North. This year's event is on July 29. Co-founder David Grass shares how the event also benefits the community.
F3 coordinator Chris Denzler talks about their men's workout group and the importance of helping those in need.
This spring consider adding walking to your work out routine. A strenuous workout isn't always better. Getting outside for just 10 minutes to walk can be beneficial, experts say.
XSport Fitness in Naperville lets you tackle exercising as a team. With new technology, a class full of people follow a guided cycling workout while competing with other teams across the nation. Fox 32's Anita Blanton has the story.
Barry's offer curated exercises to hit every muscle. The red lit studios can be found in Wicker Park, Lincoln Park and River North.