Want to get geared up? Shop on our team stores and links below to enjoy some discounts by supporting our sponsors and partners!

Some of our links are direct affiliate links that provide you with discounts, special offers, and in some cases they even help support the 4 STAR ENDURANCE website and our initiatives… so please shop using the links below to support our sponsors and partners!

BUT FIRST! Consider joining the 4 STAR CLUB and USA TRIATHLON to enjoy exclusive “VIP” team discounts, perks, and special offers!


Get Premium TrainingPeaks, access to all our training plans, and exclusive team discounts!


Join USAT to enjoy waived license fees at races, support the industry, races, clubs, and enjoy exclusive community discounts and perks!


Coach Chris, aka “the IronMonster”, has put together lists of various types of “kit” he recommends with direct AMAZON shopping links for those who want to shop online for gear, gadgets, and technology products for endurance sports. Visit for shopping tips, suggestions, video tips, and direct shopping links to products he recommends!


Enjoy $10 off the Chicago Triathlon when you join the 4 STAR CLUB – plus, enjoy a special CLUB TEAM tent at both the SWIM START and FINISH LINE to meet up with your coaches, friends, and family! Friends & Family are welcome to join us on race day to cheer you on from both of our exclusive CLUB TEAM tent areas!


Join the 4 STAR CLUB to receive 10% off the Frontier X (via this link), the world’s first and only chest-worn Smart Heart Monitor that provides real-time continuous feedback on your Heart & Lungs – continuous ECG monitoring and real-time vibration alerts for Heart Rate, Effort & Cardiac Strain for athletic training, cardiac rehabilitation and remote monitoring. So basically your coach, doctor, family, etc. can see and monitor your live ECG while you’re out running, biking, etc. – or review it after a workout!


Need a low cost, basic GPS bike computer for under $40? Or a speed/cadence sensor for under $20? How about an optical armband HR monitor for under $50? Or a battery powered car & bike pump? Shop at CYCPLUS using code “4STAR” via this affiliate link to enjoy 5% off some great low-budget cycling technology products @


In our 4STAR ENDURANCE training plans, we talk and focus quite a bit on building endurance through training at the right intensities to optimize carb vs. fat metabolism, as well as making adjustments to your fueling and nutrition to “biohack” your metabolism. Want to learn about Metabolic Efficiency (ME) and Metabolic Flexibility and how to “hack your metabolism”?

Lumen is the world’s first hand-held, portable device to accurately measure metabolism. Once available only to top athletes, in hospitals and clinics, metabolic testing is now available to everyone. Lumen uses a CO2 sensor and flow meter to determine the CO2 concentration in a single breath. This indicates the type of fuel your body is using to produce energy. Shop and use code “4starendurance25” to get $25 off a Lumen here:


Wellue makes medical grade health & fitness equipment for medical professionals and everyday consumers at great prices! From portable ultrasound machines all the way down to body temp monitors for under $25, you can find a wide variety of great products from Wellue… and we now have a 10% off discount code set up to save even more! A few items to note:

Check out many of the low cost, but “medical-grade” monitoring gadgets for your heart health, blood pressure, weight, as well as real-time, temp, blood oxygen, and more from Wellue! Simply use code “4STAR” and receive 10% off all their great products at


Shop for custom-branded gear at our SQUAD LOCKER store, or click here to get $10 off your first order at our SWIM OUTLET team store! Shopping through these links below means 5-10% of your purchases will go back to support our programs and initiatives for athletes, coaches, and charity partners when you shop below…



Shop with these links below to support our website + receive free accessories!


(shop with this link and receive a bonus SELFIE STICK + BATTERY BASE!)

(shop with this link and your order will include a free CARRY CASE!)

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