Category Archives: Running

January 6, 2020

Join Well-Fit’s 6-Week ROKA Challenge

Need some motivation to get back into the swing of things?  We have just the right incentive for you.  Train at Well-Fit regularly for six weeks beginning January 13, log your time, and you could win one of three great prizes from ROKA:  A wetsuit, a skinsuit, or a swag bag.  Start building your base…  Read more »

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 »

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 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 »

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