Become a Runner and Train for a 5K

Looking to increase your fitness, without spending lots of time or money? Consider running! While marathoning may not be in your future, working up to a 5K is a reasonable goal. According to Dr. Eric Chehab, a physician with Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, “Running is a terrific cardiovascular exercise, one of the best. Secondly, […]

How to Run Right: From Shoes to Injury Prevention

Running shoes these days are insanely pricey. But good running shoes are important, right? When it comes to all the gimmicks, the real question is: are they necessary? Do you have to spend $140 on new shoes, or will a $60 pair do? According to Dr. Renee Scola of Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates, comfort […]