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Fitness Formula Clubs—Lincoln Park Named USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center

By USA Triathlon | Aug. 20, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—USA Triathlon welcomes Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC)—Lincoln Park in Chicago, Ill., as the nation’s sixth USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center.

ffcThe FFC Lincoln Park facility features a human performance lab, multi-lane lap swimming pool, 16-seat CompuTrainer MultiRider cycling studio, physical therapy center, and full service Spa with sports massage. Additionally, this Fitness Formula Club offers a variety of services to the club’s membership, including bike fittings, AlterG® Zero-Gravity treadmill, Korr™ CardioCoach+ metabolic testing for VO2 Max and Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), blood lactate threshold testing, underwater video analysis, and appointments with on-site USA Triathlon coaches, personal trainers, massage therapists, physical therapists and a licensed dietitian.

The 55,000-square-foot facility boasts two hours free parking, kids’ club, steam room, sauna, group fitness classes, cardio and strength equipment, plus a beautiful outdoor sun deck.

As an added benefit, USA Triathlon annual members receive an eight-week CompuTrainer cycling training program upon enrollment with the club. Simply contact to inquire.

"Fitness Formula Clubs is honored to have the Endurance Training Center at our Lincoln Park location to be named an official USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center," said Gale Landers, Founder and CEO of FFC. "We are excited for the opportunity to provide a facility, coaches, resources, and free parking for athletes and our members of all levels to improve their training, racing, and overall health. Our goal with the guidance of USA Triathlon is to continue growing participation in triathlons and providing the most comprehensive and innovative training to triathletes across Chicagoland."

For more information on Fitness Formula Clubs, visit

USA Triathlon-certified performance facilities offer USA Triathlon members and certified coaches a guest pass and 20 percent off on select services and testing, merchandise and membership. Elite-level coaching, race programming and testing facilities for endurance athletes of every level are available.

For more information on how to become a USA Triathlon Certified Training or Performance Center, please contact Ellis Schieman at or visit 

About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).