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Private Swim Lessons – now available!

Looking for a private swim lesson with some of Chicago’s most experienced triathlon and swimming coaches who have a full spectrum of experience from Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) certifications, all the way up to helping athletes qualify for TeamUSA, win the USA Triathlon (USAT) Club National Championship, IRONMAN Tri Club championships, and even anContinue reading “Private Swim Lessons – now available!”

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!”

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”

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”

4 Star’s Fix A Flat Resources

Want some great fix a flat tips to help practice and build confidence for race day? Watch our 4 STAR ENDURANCE “Fix a Flat” video (link coming soon)! COMING SOON! DETAILED STEPS TO FIX A FLAT: Open BRAKES / brake calipers first Rear wheel only: shift into HARDEST (smallest) rear chainring for easy wheel removalContinue reading “4 Star’s Fix A Flat Resources”

4STAR’s 4K UNDERWATER SWIM STROKE VIDEO ANALYSIS

Taking our passion of photography and video analysis to the next level, we’re now offering a new 4K UNDERWATER SWIM ANALYSIS service to help swimmers and triathletes or all levels – from beginners to elites! There is no better way to identify areas for improvement than truly seeing yourself from every angle, in high quality,Continue reading “4STAR’s 4K UNDERWATER SWIM STROKE VIDEO ANALYSIS”

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!”