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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”

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!”

Metabolic Testing Preparation

Getting ready for a metabolic test? Learn more about testing options at http://www.4starendurance.com/vo2max if you have not done so already, and then please note the following Test Preparation instructions when scheduling a metabolic test with us – which includes both VO2, RMR, Metabolic Efficiency Point (MEP), and more! In order to get the most accurateContinue reading “Metabolic Testing Preparation”

Metabolic Testing & VO2Max

Interested in scheduling a metabolic test with Coach Chris Navin? FOR TEST PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS, VISIT: TEST PREP INSTRUCTIONS (Fasting & Resting Guidelines) THEN CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A TEST TODAY: BOOK A METABOLIC TEST TODAY! LEARN MORE & BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT ONLINE AT OUR PARTNER LOCATIONS BELOW: LAKESHORE SPORT & FITNESS (LSF) – ILLINOIS CENTERContinue reading “Metabolic Testing & VO2Max”

Evolving the Sport of Indoor Triathlon

LIVE RACE RESULTS: tinyurl.com/indoortri-resultsUPCOMING EVENTS: 4starendurance.com/eventsLANDSHARK SERIES: LandsharkTriathlon.com ✶✶✶✶ The summer triathlon racing season in the Chicago-area is too short… generally lasting only 3 months (June-August)! So our goal at 4 STAR ENDURANCE to grow the sport of triathlon and address the needs of DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, and ACCESS (DEIA) is what led us toContinue reading “Evolving the Sport of Indoor Triathlon”

LEON’S TRIATHLON is coming back!

4 STAR ENDURANCE is proud to support LEON’S TRIATHLON – one of our favorite local races and the unofficial start of summer “kickoff to triathlon season” for the Chicagoland area! Register online at LeonsTriathlon.com and join us at this year’s race! As a new perk this year, for every person who registers for the race,Continue reading “LEON’S TRIATHLON is coming back!”

Take the January 2021 Multisport Research Survey!

4 STAR ENDURANCE is supporting MULTISPORT REASEARCH to help the endurance sports industry during these challenging times, and that starts with hearing from you – our athletes and community! We’d really appreciate your input on an anonymous survey to better understand athlete motivations during the current pandemic. Your input is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanceContinue reading “Take the January 2021 Multisport Research Survey!”

Kickstart your 2021 #DreamingSeason

Do you swim, bike, or run? Whether you’re a cyclist, runner, triathlete, swimmer, OR a triathlete – there are two different “VIRTUAL CHALLENGES” going on right now as part of the 100% completely free USA TRIATHLON #VirtualTri promotions that feature over $5,000 in prizes – a great way to INSPIRE and kickstart your 2021 seasonContinue reading “Kickstart your 2021 #DreamingSeason”

RunSmart Calculator + TrainingPeaks!

RUN SMARTER!Trying to figure out what pace to aim for your (long) runs? If you’re training towards an endurance event, we recommend that runners consider pacing different weekly runs at different paces…. don’t always run the same pace! But the hardest thing to figure out is typically where to start – and in particular, whatContinue reading “RunSmart Calculator + TrainingPeaks!”