How Much Do You Know About Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that occurs in people when the glucose (sugar) in their blood is too high and insulin is not created enough or at all to manage their sugar levels. Insulin is a hormone that the pancreas creates to help glucose from food be converted into energy....

Tips For Staying Healthy & Active Over Thanksgiving

  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...

River North Fitness: Our NEW Mobile App!

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...

5 Tips For Eating Healthy While Traveling

  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...

September Employee & Member of the Month

  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...

Add Yoga to Create Positive Change

  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...

The Sweat Principle: The Best Team Workout in Chicago

  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...

August Employee & Member of the Month

  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...

5 Things You Need to Know About Powerlifting

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...