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September 19, 2018

Fall 2019 Roundup – Classes and Programs

Lots of exciting programs, classes and deals happening right now at Well-Fit! Join now and realize why Well-Fit is the best place to train in Chicago!   Join now and receive your first month FREE! View our membership options here.   SPECIAL EVENTS IN OCTOBER: Nutrition Fundamentals for Endurance Sports Hands on Workshop with Melanie…  Read more »

September 19, 2018

What is Kinstretch and how can it help you?

Kinstretch is the technique used at the new class to hit Well-Fit this off-season, Mobility for Peak Performance.  We wanted to shed some light on this mobility technique and how it can help you in your racing. Our Kinstretch expert and coach, Tim Cohen, became certified in Functional Range Conditioning and Kinstretch Level 1 after…  Read more »

September 13, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 9: Will Sutila

Will began training with Well-Fit in the Ironman Wisconsin 70.3 group earlier this year after a 7 year hiatus from the sport.  After a 6:13 finish time in Madison, he set his eyes on the  Kaiserwink-Walchsee 70.3 race in Austria in August, looking to improve upon that time. Will started with our 5 week altitude…  Read more »

September 13, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 8: Mary Shepro

Although Mary has completed a handful of triathlons in the past, 2018 is the first full year she has trained for triathlon. She had a big year this year, competing in Muncie 70.3, USAT Age Group Championships, Chicago Triathlon Triple Challenge and in October, she will attempt her first full Ironman in Louisville. She joined…  Read more »

September 13, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 7: Michael Harris

Michael Harris joined our 5 week Booster program to hopefully become a stronger and more competitive runner at the suggestion of his coach. He has done a handful of long distance endurance races but is currently training for the 2018 Chicago Marathon. His goal is to break 3:15. Michael worked hard throughout the program and…  Read more »

September 6, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 6: Tim Cohen

Tim Cohen joined our BETA program, hoping to improve his half marathon/marathon time through altitude training. Prior to altitude training, he was regularly running tempo miles in the high 6:40s. After 5 weeks and 9 sessions in the altitude room, participating in the Altitude Booster program, he says a 6:30 mile felt comfortable and now…  Read more »

August 17, 2018

#WEGOTGOALS: A Sweat Life

Repost by Cindy Kuzma on asweatlife.com Triathlete and coach Sharone Aharon faced some obstacles en route to completing his first Ironman. First of all, he’d never done any type of multisport event. He didn’t own a bike. His longest run was about 20 minutes, done as part of his training for the Israeli Secret Service. The first…  Read more »

June 21, 2018

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, 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 Well-Fit…  Read more »

June 19, 2018

Altitude Booster – Beta Program

Altitude Booster – The game changer in dramatically improving your performance If you care about your results and are looking to significantly improve your performance this year, this program is for you. We are looking for 10 individuals of varying levels and abilities to participate in our Altitude Booster program for free.  All cyclists, runners…  Read more »

June 19, 2018

Transition Like a Champion

Triathlon is a sport made up of 4 different events. Yes, I said 4; swim, bike, run and transition. Experienced triathletes, especially those who specialize in short course racing, will tell you that your transition time can be the determining factor in achieving your goal time. The good news about this “fourth” element is that…  Read more »

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