Welcome to BASE Tri Fitness

About BASE Our Coaching

Welcome to BASE Tri Fitness

About BASE Our Coaching

“Do I Have Heart?”

A few days ago an athlete asked me "do I have heart?" I was taken aback at first because I did not know where the question came from.  Well, let me rephrase. I never imagined that this athlete doubted the amount of heart they had in racing and in life.…

Athlete Spotlight: Will Chadwick

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT Will Chadwick Beach 2 Battleship Ironman 2012 Will Chadwick all the way to the right of the photo Will Chadwick our resident patriot (USA! USA!) and helicopter pilot is tackling 140.6 miles of Beach 2 Battleship this coming weekend. We look forward to cheering him on as he…

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating. Eating awareness. Savoring the food we eat. Acknowledging we are consuming fuel. All of the above are ways to approach a meal or snack.  Many times we scarf down foods because of habit or because we're short on time. If you struggle with weight, or finding yourself 'missing'…

Fall Classes At Triformance

Base Tri Fitness coach, Lauren Updyke, will be hosting a class again this year at Triformance! Indoor Cycle X is on Thursdays at 6:30 PM! This class is geared for athletes looking to maintain their fitness and core strength through the fall.  The class will focus on form, pedal stroke…

OSMO Nutrition Review

I was selected via to be one of OSMO’s testers for the past five weeks. I was in my final few weeks training for Ironman Wisconsin. Weather conditions in central  Ohio were hot and humid throughout the testing – averaging temps in the 80-90 degree mark. Humidity was always high…

Off Season Circuit

One positive of living in the midwest is that as the fall season progresses it give endurance athletes a nice way to ease into our non-specific training season or transition period. Some people take time off. Others pursue cyclocross or mountain biking as a form of exercise and competition. Many…

Recovering from Ironman

(Originally posted on September 14, 2011) RECOVERING FROM RACING Recovery is one thing most athletes don’t get right.  If we participate in endurance events, odds are we are slightly Type A or like to push ourselves (even the slightest bit).  Recovery is a very important part of that process yet we don’t…

Athlete Spotlight: Chris Lang

Chris Lang. An athlete of few words, but pretty darn funny if you know him.  Racing in his first Ironman this next weekend, we cheer him on and say DON’T GET LOST on the bike!  Learn more about the Langster here. Primary events: IRONMAN Louisville Kentucky What is your athletic…