Blog

Tips For Staying Healthy & Active Over Thanksgiving

Posted on November 20, 2017

  Holidays bring us the best of both worlds, don’t they? We all look forward to being around loved ones and stuffing ourselves with home cooked food, but somehow we always end up steering away from our fitness path. But you don’t have to! It’s time to stay in-tune with your body, and these tips […]

Continue reading Tips For Staying Healthy & Active Over Thanksgiving

River North Fitness: Our NEW Mobile App!

Posted on October 30, 2017

River North Gym now has a brand new mobile application called River North Fitness! The updated app now has several new features that are user friendly, and will amp up your workout! Here are the 6 key features the new mobile app has to offer: 1.) Sign in without having your key tag The new […]

Continue reading River North Fitness: Our NEW Mobile App!

5 Tips For Eating Healthy While Traveling

Posted on October 23, 2017

  Trying to eat healthy while traveling is a struggle that almost everyone comes across at some point of their lives, but with these 5 simple tips, eating healthy while on the go will not seem like such an issue anymore! 1/ Have a hearty big breakfast! Breakfast is the most important meal of the […]

Continue reading 5 Tips For Eating Healthy While Traveling

September Employee & Member of the Month

Posted on October 6, 2017

  Every day at River North Gym in downtown Chicago, we have amazing members and employees doing great things. There is so much success happening, it’s nearly impossible to honor it all! Each month, we like to take the opportunity to choose an employee and a member who have stood out above the rest in […]

Continue reading September Employee & Member of the Month

Why Getting Enough Sleep is Important For Your Fitness Goals

Posted on September 28, 2017

  Are you getting enough sleep? Sleep is not only vital to our mental health, but our physical health as well. Sleep is one of the most overlooked components of living a healthy lifestyle. Sleep affects our ability to lose weight, food cravings, and dictates the efficiency of our workouts. The University of Pennsylvania discovered […]

Continue reading Why Getting Enough Sleep is Important For Your Fitness Goals

Add Yoga to Create Positive Change

Posted on September 18, 2017

  Yoga has been proven to help with managing stress levels, aid in healing physical aliments, while also adding a positive change to workout routines. Gamma-Amino Butyric acid (GABA) is an amino acid which acts as a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. It inhibits nerve transmission in the brain, calming nervous activity. Studies have shown […]

Continue reading Add Yoga to Create Positive Change

The Sweat Principle: The Best Team Workout in Chicago

Posted on September 15, 2017

  30 Day Semesters,  Customized Programming and The Best Team Workout in Chicago Stations around the studio: Rowing, Cycling, Conditioning and Weight Training Members move through 15 minute blocks of time that vary based on the day and the semester. And in most sessions, you can expect to be surprised.  The warm-up is generally one […]

Continue reading The Sweat Principle: The Best Team Workout in Chicago

August Employee & Member of the Month

Posted on September 6, 2017

  Every day at River North Gym in downtown Chicago, we have amazing members and employees doing great things. There is so much success happening, it’s nearly impossible to honor it all! Each month, we like to take the opportunity to choose an employee and a member who have stood out above the rest in […]

Continue reading August Employee & Member of the Month

5 Things You Need to Know About Powerlifting

Posted on January 30, 2017

We sat down with Andrew Richards, River North Gym Personal Trainer and Powerlifting Athlete to give us the scoop! 1. What is powerlifting? Powerlifting is a strength sport consisting of three events: squat, bench press and the deadlift. The lifter gets three attempts at a 1 rep max for each lift (a 1 rep max is the […]

Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know About Powerlifting

Are Those “Healthy” Snacks Really Healthy?

Posted on January 24, 2017

At River North Gym, we strive each and every day to help you become your best self! This means from the inside out. But did you know that your favorite foods could be prohibiting you from reaching your weight loss goals…even though you might think they are helping? In a world powered by marketing and […]

Continue reading Are Those “Healthy” Snacks Really Healthy?