Category Archives: High Altitude Training

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 »

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 »

November 27, 2018

Well-Fit Open House and Ironman Panel – December 8

Well-Fit will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, December 8 from 7am-12pm, open to the public. In addition to the classes, we will be hosting an Ironman Panel to discuss what it takes to become an Ironman! Join novice and seasoned athletes and coaches from Well-Fit as they discuss the considerations when signing up…  Read more »

November 20, 2018

CARA Goes LIVE at Well-Fit in the Altitude Room

The Chicago Area Runners Association popped by Well-Fit to experience interval training at 10,500 feet. Director of Training, Tim Bradley spoke with Sharone Aharon to get the scoop on this method of training which is doing huge things for the running community in Chicago. It’s been proven that high intensity workouts will improve your running…  Read more »

November 8, 2018

This Gym Makes it Hard to Breathe for a Better Workout- So I Tried It!

Training in a low-oxygen altitude chamber just might be the next best thing to living at 10,000 feet. As reported in Health.com by Cindy Kuzma My legs—and lungs—are burning as I pedal. The cycling interval’s only 10 seconds long, but it sure feels like the clock is moving in slow motion. Coach Mauricio Andrade stands…  Read more »

November 1, 2018

Well-Fit Open House – November 17

Well-Fit will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 17 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! Chance to win an Arc’teryx Atom…  Read more »

October 8, 2018

Marathon Training at High Altitude- As Seen on NBC

In preparation for the Chicago Marathon, our Well-Fit athletes are turning to Altitude Training as a “boost” to their current program. Well-Fit is home to the first and only altitude training room in the Midwest and athletes are coming from all over Chicago to get an edge. The room is set at 10,500 feet during…  Read more »

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 25, 2018

Well-Fit Open House – October 13th

Well-Fit will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, October 13th 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! Guests, email info@wellfitinc.com to reserve a…  Read more »

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