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The Metabolic Athlete’s Ultimate Marathon RACE DAY CHECKLIST

Getting ready for a marathon or endurance race event? What “must have” products and items do you pack for race morning in order to have a perfect race day experience? If you need some great tips, check out our ULTIMATE MARATHON “RACE DAY” CHECKLIST complied from the most experienced coaches and athletes from the 4Continue reading “The Metabolic Athlete’s Ultimate Marathon RACE DAY CHECKLIST”

#ChiTri #TimeToTri Chicago Triathlon Weekend: GOOD LUCK 4STAR ATHLETES & ALUMNI!

GOOD LUCK to all our friends, athletes, and alumni racing the Chicago Tri this weekend! WE WANT TO SEE YOUR FACE AT THE RACE!!! For our extended family of athletes, alumni, friends, and family – please feel welcome to hang out at our 4 STAR ENDURANCE TEAM TENT at the SWIM START and FINISH LINEContinue reading “#ChiTri #TimeToTri Chicago Triathlon Weekend: GOOD LUCK 4STAR ATHLETES & ALUMNI!”

4 Star Endurance’s Hotel Tips and Discounts through Booking.com!

Want hotel recommendations for an upcoming race or event, with some “insider tips” from our endurance sports coaches? Do you want to stay at the same hotel as your fellow endurance sports athletes and teammates – and possibly get a discounted rate? Then check out our recommendations below for hotels that our 4 STAR ENDURANCEContinue reading “4 Star Endurance’s Hotel Tips and Discounts through Booking.com!”

Group Rides & Bike Routes in Chicago

Looking for group rides in Chicago? Checking for USA CYCLING clubs and BIKE SHOPS are a great starting point in any big city. Here are a few well known rides and routes we recommend starting with: xXx Racing-Athletico Saturday Team Ride info: xxxracing.org/ride xXx-Racing Athletico is nationally recognized as having won USA CYCLING’s “Club ofContinue reading “Group Rides & Bike Routes in Chicago”

Private Swim Lessons – now available in downtown Chicago!

Looking for a private swim lesson in downtown Chicago with some of the areas most experienced triathlon and swimming coaches? Our coaches have a full spectrum of experience including Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) certification all the way up to helping athletes qualify for TeamUSA and even win the overall titles at USA Triathlon (USAT)Continue reading “Private Swim Lessons – now available in downtown Chicago!”

High Performance Cycling – featuring MyZone!

Join our latest offering from 4 STAR ENDURANCE: HIGH PERFORMANCE CYCLING (HPC)! This is a completely new format of interval based endurance cycling class utilizing both POWER and HEART RATE based training metrics in one class! These classes will offer the ability to customize training to your true metabolism leveraging our latest “Metabolic360” VO2 MaxContinue reading “High Performance Cycling – featuring MyZone!”

Get your Fat vs. Carb Metabolic Efficiency “FatMax” Profile on your Garmin and Cell Phone!

NEW – Korr Medical CardioCoach VO2 Max and Metabolic Efficiency “FatMax” testing now available in Chicago! Precision Matters. Does your heart rate monitor or smart watch reflect your true metabolism? Now you can dial in lab-grade precision of your unique fat vs. carb metabolism just like a professional athlete, and see it in real-time onContinue reading “Get your Fat vs. Carb Metabolic Efficiency “FatMax” Profile on your Garmin and Cell Phone!”

Metabolic Athlete™ Blood Lactate Testing – NOW AVAILABLE!

BLOOD LACTATE TESTING IS NOW AVAILABLE! WHAT IS LACTATE TESTING? The term “Lactate Testing” generally means testing your Blood Lactate concentration at various levels of increasing effort to help determine your lactate threshold, training zones, and benchmark your overall fitness for various types of sports including ROWING, RUNNING, and CYCLING, among others. This is oftenContinue reading “Metabolic Athlete™ Blood Lactate Testing – NOW AVAILABLE!”