Category Archives: Case Study

September 28, 2018

Altitude Training Case Study 10: David Pinsonneault

David had recently moved to Chicago from Oregon and was looking for a way to train hard in a sea level location in preparation for the Chicago Marathon where he is trying to achieve a sub 2:40 marathon. “It is well known within running circles that the very best in our sport train at altitude.…  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 »

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 Ostrander

Erika Ostrander 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 Plumley

Lisa Plumley 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 »

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