In the Loop at IC 1-10-17

What’s Happening in the Club

Lose To Win – Registration is Now Open! Contest begins Feb 1st!

Join us for a fun, high accountability focused 8 week challenge! In addition to accountability and motivation from your coach, you receive 3 (60 minute) personal training sessions, 16 small group training sessions including pre and post competition body fat testing, and one complimentary massage!

Top prize is $1000 in cash, second place is a 3 month complimentary membership and 3rd place is a 1 month complimentary membership. All participants receive a t-shirt and a post-competition happy hour where rewards and fun prizes will be awarded. For more information or to register, contact

The Spa is Now Open! Book Your Massage Today! 50% off for New Clients Through February 28th.

LSF is introducing a brand new, beautiful spa featuring massage! Come for relaxation or to work out those tight muscles. All massages include your choice of aroma therapy as well as hot towel treatment showcasing LSF’s signature touch. Now through February 28th, all first time clients receive 50% off of your first massage! Monthly massage memberships are also available. Non-member pricing available. For more information or to book your appointment, contact

New Year, New You Mixer – Thursday, January 26th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Kick off the New Year at Press Kitchen with complimentary light bites and beverages that you can indulge in without any guilt! Enjoy healthy food pairings and learn which beverages are best for your cheat days! All attendees receive recipes from the evening. Open to Members and Non-Members.

Register by visiting:

Enter to Win 2 All-inclusive Harris Club Tickets to Chicago Bulls vs Phoenix Suns – Friday, February 24th 7pm at the United Center

Refer a friend that joins in January and you are entered to win! Winners receive 2 tickets to the game with full access to the Harris club including 3 complimentary open bars and an amazing buffet. Tickets include parking! Winner will be announced on February 3rd. This offer is in addition to our already amazing referral program where, for every person that you refer that joins, you receive $10 off of your monthly dues for as long as they are a member! Contact your Account Manager or for more details.

Valentine’s Cookie Decorating – Sunday, February 12th from 2-4pm

Join us for a fun Sunday afternoon with the whole family! Get a dozen cookies to decorate with tons of fun icing and goodies to put on them. Take a to-go bag to share with friends and family. Snacks and beverages will be available. Space is limited so register today! $17/child. Contact to reserve your space.

Miles and Mimosas Indoor Triathlon: Saturday, February 18th

Whether you are new to indoor triathlons or a seasoned competitor, this race is for you! Lakeshore Sport Fitness Indoor Triathlon consists of a 10 minute swim, 20 minute bike and 20 minute run. All participants will enjoy a post-race brunch in Press Kitchen, a t-shirt and goody bag. Awards will be given to the top 3 athletes in each category, including our kid’s division. All kids ages 7 and up receive a participation award of a complimentary rock climbing orientation or session. Register by visiting

Press Kitchen introducing

Taco/Tacayo Tuesdays

Chef Lisa will feature a different trio of tacos from week to week using the best local/seasonal ingredients. Tacos will be paired perfectly with the local brew Tacayo which is a Hominy White Ale. All of this for just $10. Salud!

Burger Beer night every Thursday!

Every Thursday night enjoy a rotation of some fun and creative burger preparations. Burgers will be paired with a local draft and will only set you back $10…Yes please!

Check out the Press Kitchen Facebook page for the upcoming lineup of deliciousness for both Tuesdays and Thursdays and don’t forget about Winedown Wednesday…$5 house pours all day long every Wednesday!

Lunch on the Fly!

In a hurry? No line – No Waiting! Fill out the lunch order form at Press Kitchen, pre-work out or on your way to work! Specify the pick-up time & choose a delicious meal!

Pick up your lunch at your specified time and enjoy!

Group Catering available – To-Go or Dine-In
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Keep your items safe this season

A friendly reminder to always secure your belongings. For your safety and security, we offer daily use of temporary lockers, complimentary coat check at the front desk as well as locks available for purchase at the front desk in the event that you forgot yours. Do not leave items such as bags or shoes outside of your locker and do not leave items in an unlocked locker.

Squash Adult Group Lessons – Starting Today!!

Is squash on your agenda in 2017? If so, come in and join the training sessions being organized for all different levels of play. Adults training sessions begin on January 10th, starting at 6:00 PM. Sessions will include technique, court movement and match play on each session. Meet other squash enthusiasts and improve your game! Get geared up for the club championship in March! For more information, contact

Dynamic vs Static Stretching

While most athletes agree that an effective warm-up is key to great performance during a game or workout, they may not know whether static or dynamic stretching is better before athletic participation. This has been a long-debated topic, but research demonstrates that a dynamic warm-up is actually most effective. Here’s why: dynamic stretching allows your body to be continuously moving, increasing blood flow and slightly increasing core body temperature. The increase in body temperature prepares you for more intense physical activity. Static stretching, conversely, can actually decrease core body temperature by several degrees, which does not promote enough blood flow for an effective warm up. Static or prolonged stretching also elongates your muscles, tendons, and ligaments, making them less effective at contracting rapidly, reducing power. Dynamic warm-ups prepare the body in a more sport-specific manner by increasing coordination, motor function, and by activating the nervous system, giving you a greater mental focus on the activity ahead. A dynamic warm-up should last 10-15 minutes and cause slight perspiration. It should include exercises that address all major muscle groups fairly equally and varies depending on your age, fitness level and the goals of the activity. Some dynamic warm-up routines include high knees, and buttock kicks for the lower body or arm circles or shoulder elevation for the upper body. Incorporate a dynamic warm-up, reduce the likelihood of injury and perform at your best!

The physical therapists at Lakeshore Physical Therapy are on-site to answer any questions you may have. Simply call 773-770-2419 (LP location) or 312-801-8440 (IC location) for an evaluation or a FREE injury screen.

Join us for Skiing in Park City, Utah!

LSF is excited to invite you to join us on a ski trip to Park City, Utah! Last year Park City merged with Canyons to create the largest ski area in the United States; featuring the famously light Utah Powder, Park City also benefits from easy access from the Salt Lake City Airport and a vibrant downtown filled with great restaurants, bars and night clubs. We’ll be spending 3 days and nights in the heart of Park City, staying on the famous Main Street where all the action is! This great ski trip includes airport transfers, ski rentals, lift tickets, lodging, and a fun party on the night we arrive! Dates are February 23-26th and the cost is only $1,100 per person based on double occupancy (you will only have to cover your airfare and daily meals). If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please email Spots are limited, so please get your reservations in early!

Winter Basketball League at LSF!

Basketball season is in full swing. Do not miss your chance to play in one of the most competitive basketball leagues in Chicago! We are now accepting teams for the winter season set to begin in mid-January. Looking to join but do not have a full team? Do not worry, we accept individuals and will be sure to get you on a team! For more information or to register, please contact

Volleyball Open Gym

LSF is hosting indoor volleyball open gyms this winter! Open play will take place on Thursdays from 8pm to close and on Sundays from 2pm to close. For more information, please contact

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