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May 1, 2018

Triathlon Race Day Checklist

You’ve put in the training and race day is quickly approaching. With a three sport race, there are a lot of items to remember and if you aren’t properly organized, you could forget something essential. Whether you are doing a sprint triathlon or an Ironman, you will still need the necessities that will get you…  Read more »

March 30, 2018

Tips to Stay Healthy While Training

-Melanie Battaglia, MS, RDN, LDN As the summer training season begins and training loads increase over the next few weeks and months, it is important to fuel your body to stay healthy. People tend to get sick when the weather drastically changes. This is because your body is used to functioning at a certain temperature…  Read more »

March 22, 2018

CARA Open House at Well-Fit

RSVP NOW! Altitude training can be used to enhance a variety of training programs pertaining to endurance sports, sports performance, running, triathlon, mountaineering, general fitness and wellbeing. In February of this year, Well-Fit, a triathlon training studio located in Chicago, opened the first and only altitude room in the Midwest. This 500 square foot room…  Read more »

March 14, 2018

Well-Fit Open House

On Saturday, March 24th, Well-Fit will be opening its doors from 7am-1pm for an Open House to showcase its new altitude room, cycling room and conditioning room and provide information on upcoming summer programs. See the schedule below and call us at 312-847-1222 to sign up for any of the classes! 7:00am | Altitude HIIT…  Read more »

February 26, 2018

Making Sense of Altitude Training

-Sharone Aharon Altitude training caught my attention around 2006 when I was working with USA Triathlon Team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Eight months ago, I decided to revisit the concept of this form of training and how it could benefit athletes. I had two questions that I needed to answer: How…  Read more »

February 6, 2018

Hydration for Endurance Athletes

-Melanie Battaglia, MS, RDN, LDN Athletes at all levels are typically looking for ways to improve performance. For endurance athletes, one of the most common culprits of fatigue is dehydration. Everyone has different hydration needs, which depend on the type/intensity/duration of exercise, environment, opportunities to drink, and the athlete’s sweat rate. However, for all endurance…  Read more »

February 1, 2018

Well-Fit Open House

On Saturday, February 17th, Well-Fit will be opening its doors from 7am-1pm for an Open House to showcase its new altitude room, cycling room and conditioning room. See the schedule and call us at 312-847-1222 to sign up for any of the classes!      

January 31, 2018

Well-Fit Launches the First Altitude Training Center in the Midwest

Altitude Training is shown to improve endurance by up to 35% and sprinting ability by 25% in one month’s time. (Chicago, Illinois)—Well-Fit Triathlon & Training has announced the opening of the Midwest’s first commercial use altitude training chamber at their facility in West Town. Altitude training has been used by almost  every Olympic level athlete…  Read more »

January 5, 2018

The Fountain of Youth

-Gary Raney, USAT Level 1 Coach A new year is upon us and with that comes new goals and aspirations. This year, I am partnering with Well-Fit to bring you periodic posts about exercise and aging and how we can maximize our performance and stay healthy into our 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond. Who…  Read more »

December 18, 2017

Becoming the “Big Fish”

–“Koach” Keith Klebacha Have you ever wondered how the “Big Fish” swimmers do it? Michael Phelps, Sheila Taormina, Andy Potts, and Janet Evans- all amazing swimmers that appear to make the job look easy once they hit the waves. How do they do it? Do they have gills, webbed feet, or fins? Maybe some dimension…  Read more »

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