The 4th Annual Ultimate Off-Season Strength Training Workshop for Triathletes will be Saturday, January 9th, 2016. This is a hands-on, day-long event – developed specifically for triathletes – that will elevate your performance. Led by fitness and performance expert Fernando Paredes – including key presentations by his superstar clients
Todd Wiley – World Champion, Premier Triathlete Coach
Nancy Smith – Elite competitor, 5 time Kona IRONMAN top 10 finisher
Derek Fitzgerald – 1st cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient to ever complete an IRONMAN distance race and has now finished the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona
Todd, Nancy and Derek will share their training expertise as well as their personal experience with the Core-to-Strength training program.
If you’ve never attended this event before, you are missing out on learning a proven system to developing increased strength, performance and total body resiliency in record time.
Athletes who put into practice what they learned at these events have improved their performance dramatically and some had stellar seasons.
These athletes have gone on to:
– complete their first triathlon
– finish their first half-Ironman
– establish new personal records every year
– perform better AND recover faster from races
– place higher in races
– win more races
– complete their first Full IRONMAN distance race
– qualify for Nationals
– qualify for the World Championships
YOU can be next!
Maximize your strength training during the off-season with this proven program:
– How to develop balanced strength and stress-proof your body
– Why total body strength training is a must for Triathletes
– Which type of core training is the best for Triathletes
– How to properly combine strength and core exercises for maximum results and prevent over-training
– How to fix nagging problems: IT band issues, hamstring pulls, plantar fasciitis, shoulder strain, low back pain, etc and prevent them from coming back
– How to attain higher levels of performance readily and efficiently
– How to put it all together into a simple yet effective program that will easily fit into your schedule
Workshop Fee: $125
WHERE: Fusion Fitness Studio, 1456 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
WHEN: Saturday, January 9th, 2016
TIME: from 8am-5:30pm
WHO is it for?: Motivated Triathletes of all levels that want to attain higher levels of fitness and performance for the next racing season. Previous workshop attendees that want a refresher are welcome too! Space is Limited – We have room for ONLY 25 motivated athletes. First come, first served.
The Workshop Agenda
8am-8:30am – Introduction to Workshop – Fernando & Todd Wiley
8:30am-9am – The FMS test – what is it & why so important for Triathletes? – Fernando Paredes
9:00-10:30am – HANDS-ON Session 1 – FMS Screening – Fernando & Grace
10:30am-11am – Core-to-Strength Training Principles – Fernando
RESTORATION Phase 1: Movement Routine
FITNESS Phase 2: Progression #1: Core Routine, Progression #2: Strength Routine
PERFORMANCE Phase 3: Total Body Integration
11am-12:30pm – HANDS-ON Session 2 – RESTORATION Phase 1 Routine – Fernando & Grace
Lunch on-your-own – 1 hour – 12:30-1:30pm
1:30pm-3pm – HANDS-ON Session 3 – FITNESS Phase 2 and PERFORMANCE Phase 3 Routines – Fernando & Grace
3pm – 3:30pm – Putting it all together for Swim, Bike and Run – Todd Wiley
3:30pm – 4pm – Common Injuries and How To Prevent Them
4pm-4:30pm – Special Guest Speaker – Derek Fitzgerald, Tin Men Endurance
4:30pm-5:30pm – Expert Panel Q & A – get all your training questions answered!
Todd Wiley, Fernando, Nancy Smith, Derek Fitzgerald
How To Sign-Up:
You Can Sign-Up for this Workshop in 2-easy-steps!
1. Click on the link below – where you’ll be redirected to my Studio’s Online Scheduler
2. Click on the EVENTS tab at the top and sign-up
Derek Fitzgerald, Survivor, Kona IRONMAN World Championships Finisher
A survivor of non-hodgkin’s lymphoma, heart failure and ultimately a heart transplant, Derek Fitzgerald has faced his share of challenges. Eight months after transplant, Derek began channeling the perseverance and determination that helped him overcome his health obstacles by entering the field of endurance sports. Less than a year and a half after surgery, he completed his first half Ironman. At two and a half years out, Derek became the only person in the world to survive both cancer and a heart transplant to finish a full iron-distance race. He has now completed four IRONMAN races, including the World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Derek is the founder of the Recycledman Foundation, a non-profit organization created to educate and inspire supporters of advancements in cancer research, heart health, and organ donation.
Fernando Paredes, NASM-CPT, PES, CES, FMS, YFS1
Fernando has over 20 year experience and is a sought after fitness and performance expert in the Bucks/Philadelphia region. He specializes in training Triathletes of all levels from beginners to elite-level IRONMAN competitors. Fernando’s client list is a ‘who’s who’ of Bucks County Triathlete superstars: Todd Wiley, Nancy Smith, Dr. John Marino, Heather Leiggi, Derek Fitzgerald and many others. He is a contributing fitness columnist for PhillyFIT magazine, Liberty Sports Magazine, the Fitness Director at Boomer-Living.com, has been featured on Comcast Network’s “Your Morning” show, “It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle”, WFMZ Channel 69 News and The Philadelphia Inquirer because of his innovative Core-to-Strength Training ™ approach. Fernando has gained the reputation as the expert other trainers turn to for advice and the ‘go-to’ source for anyone interested in attaining lasting results and achieving their true potential.
Dr. John King-Marino DC, CCSP
Johnny King-Marino is a certified sports physician, marathon runner and Ironman Triathlete. He treats athletes of all ages and abilities from CYO track runners to world champion marathoners. He has competed in six marathons setting his personal best of 2:37 at the age of 41. He has twice competed as a member of Team USA and was a national Age Group and Masters Duathlon Champion. As an Ironman he has competed in eight Ironman races and has twice qualified and competed at Ironman World championships in Kona. Johnny is a chiropractor for Team USA Triathlon and has been practicing over twenty six years. Dr. Johnny is experienced with Active Release Technique, Graston Technique and a host of other soft tissue and deep muscle therapy methods. He is a frequent lecturer both within the local community as well teaching post graduate studies nationally for several chiropractic college.
Nancy Smith, Elite Competitor, 5 time Kona IRONMAN top 10 finisher
Nancy Smith is a regional and national top ranked triathlete who has been competitive since the mid 90’s in all distances of triathlon. She did her first Ironman in 2006 and won a spot to Kona, the Ironman World Championship. Nancy has an Ironman PR of 10:58, and a PR at Kona of 11:15. She currently holds the master record in the Columbia Olympic triathlon. Nancy also has a marathon PR of 3:15, and is ranked nationally as a top Master runner by USTAF. She has either won overall or age group series award in the Bucks 5k series for the past 8 years. Nancy has coached many triathletes to reach their goals at all distances including Ironman, has assisted a blind runner in the Philly Triathlon, and been a mentor to many.
Todd Wiley, World Champion, Premier Triathlete Coach
Todd has been in competitive sports both as an athlete and a coach for close to 25 years. Todd’s athletic background started when he was 11 with age-group swimming. He started competitive running when he was 13. Todd ran at the division II level in collegiate track and cross country for Kutztown University where he was a two time All-American. He still holds school records for the 5000 (14:28), and the 10000 (30:13). After completing college in ’94 he began his triathlon career. While in ’98 winning the Duathlon World championships and placing 3rd over-all in the Triathlon Worlds Championships, he was named triathlete of the year by USA Triathlon. He has been a professional triathlete ever since. Todd has completed 10 Ironman events including 3 at the World Championships in Hawaii with a PR of 9:10. He has completed 10 marathons with a PR of 2:37. Todd has also been a guide for elite blind triathlete Aaron Scheidies. One of the highlights of his career was guiding him to a World Championships at the 70.3 distance where Aaron set a world best for visually impaired athletes of 4:09.
Todd has coached athletes at every level from age-group swimming to collegiate running and triathletes of all abilities. His coaching started when he was 18 at the age-group swimming level. Todd went on to coach both at the collegiate and high school levels coaching track and cross country. He is a certified Team In Training triathlon coach where he is currently the head triathlon coach for the Eastern PA chapter. While being the coach for TNT he has coached over 900 athletes to successfully complete events from the sprint distance to the half-Ironman distance with a 100% finish ratio. He has his own coaching business, coaching athletes on a one to one basis. He has worked with USA Triathlon as a regional athlete development coordinator, completed their Elite mentorship program at the Olympic Training Center and was a member of the regional council.