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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 »

June 19, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 5: Sam Browning

Sam Browning came to us last summer to train for his first triathlon ever, the Chicago Triathlon Olympic Distance race in August 2017. He quickly realized how much he loved the sport and joined the Elite team in December. He has been training at altitude since February and in May raced his first Ironman 70.3…  Read more »

June 19, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 4: Greg Callozzo

Greg is a member of our Elite Team, multiple Ironman finisher and USAT certified coach. He learned to swim in his 40s(!) which sparked a passion for endurance sports. Since February, he has incorporated altitude training into his routine and has seen an uptick in his overall performance in many areas. He still says he’s…  Read more »

June 14, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 3: Erika Oslakovic

Erika Oslakovic is a member of our Triathlon Elite Program and has been training with Well-Fit since 2010. Erika is extremely dedicated and always pushing herself to the next level and really loves racing- she has completed 6 Ironman races and over 30 marathons. Since February, she has been in the altitude room 2x per…  Read more »

June 14, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 2: Claudia Langarica

Claudia Langarica has been training with Well-Fit for 3 years. She has completed a variety of races including 15+ marathons and 5 Ironmans. She is a 5x Boston Marathon Qualifier and this year she decided to step up her training before Boston and did our 6 week Altitude Booster Running program. The Booster Running program…  Read more »

June 13, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 1: Lisa Abraham

Lisa Abraham came to Well-Fit for the 6 week Altitude Booster program leading up to the Toledo Marathon. She has been racing since 2007 and has completed 9 marathons. Her best marathon prior to Well-Fit was in 2010 in Grand Rapids where she ran a 3:45.  She has used the Hal Higdon marathon training plan in…  Read more »

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 »

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