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November 7, 2019

Well-Fit Open House – November 23

Well-Fit will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 23 from 7am-12pm. Try a new class, mingle with coaches, have some food and enter to win a new Proton LT jacket from our partner Arc’teryx. Plus a special membership offer good only on that day!  It’s free and open to the public, so grab…  Read more »

September 5, 2019

Off-Season Doesn’t Mean Off-Training…

For most folks, September marks the end of summer as well as the end of the racing season. Some are already looking forward to next year. Putting together your race calendar is usually the first step and then trying to get your friends on-board. Many will argue that we should call this time of year…  Read more »

July 19, 2019

Mastering the Transition: You can be as fast as the Pros

Improving your triathlon performance takes months, and even years of dedicated work. However, there is one discipline that you can master much faster and shave off a significant amount of time. Working on your transition can improve your finish time by up to 10 and even 15 minutes by developing a simple, efficient transition process.…  Read more »

June 13, 2019

Lake Zurich Triathlon- In Memory of Elizabeth Brackett

Elizabeth Brackett was a world champion triathlete, a dedicated teammate and most importantly, our friend. On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 Elizabeth was doing her morning recovery ride along the lake front path and was involved in a bike accident. She passed away later that week surrounded by family and friends. She was 76. The entire…  Read more »

May 22, 2019

Altitude Training Helps Top Athlete Get Even Better

Boston Marathon, 2019 If you’ve worked out at Well-Fit anytime within the, oh, last year or so, odds are you’ve met or seen Paul Gavin.  Like all our athletes, he is dedicated to his training.  He puts in the time, and he realizes great results—on both a personal level and for the charity he supports. …  Read more »

May 2, 2019

Refuel with a Banana Nut Sweet Potato

Most of us know the importance of eating a balanced meal within four hours of finishing a workout. This recipe is an excellent choice for after your weekend long run/ride, or a quick breakfast or lunch you can throw together at work after your morning workout. The meal should include each of your macronutrients: carbohydrates,…  Read more »

April 16, 2019

2019 Arc’teryx Altitude Challenge

May 1- 31, 2019 Well-Fit Performance is teaming up with Arc’teryx to bring you the first ever Altitude Challenge to help you “reach new heights” in your training and level of fitness this spring. Altitude training has been proven to show incredible results in a short period of time and offer a significant edge in…  Read more »

February 6, 2019

Well-Fit Open House – February 23

Well-Fit will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, February 23 from 7am-12pm, open to the public. Try a new class, mingle with coaches, have some food and enter to win free programs and prizes. Plus a special discount to sign up for programs offered on that day only! Scott Jenkins will be here doing…  Read more »

February 1, 2019

The Impossible: Jason Sissel takes on the Epic 5

Many people have an Ironman on their bucket list, but what about doing 5 Ironman races…in 5 days…on 5 islands of Hawaii? Welcome to the EPIC5 Challenge and welcome to conquering the “impossible.” Jason Sissel is no stranger to the seemingly impossible. He’s completed two Ultraman Triathlons, ran the Marathon des Sables (a 156 mile…  Read more »

December 20, 2018

Staying Healthy This Holiday

-Melanie Battaglia, MS, RDN, LDN The holidays are a busy time of year filled with to-do lists, shopping, holiday parties, and family and friend traditions. Holidays and traditions tend to be food focused with foods that we may not typically eat.  The holidays may lead to overeating or putting your health goals aside until after…  Read more »

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