Category Archives: Training

LaGrange Open House at TriFit

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You Just Can’t Beet It (With Recipe)

You Just Can’t Beet It by Registered Dietitian Beth Sobel MS, RD, CYT For many folks, beetscan feel a little foreign so I thought I would take this opportunity to  demystify this amazing vegetable. From the outside, they can sometimes … Continue reading

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The Sad Story of Lactic Acid

The Sad Story of Lactic Acid by Exercise Biologist Philip Mok If I were to take away only one thing from my upper division Exercise Biology classes at UC Davis, it would be that lactic acid is not the cause … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Your Lungs! (unless you smoke) By Phil Mok

Don’t Blame Your Lungs! (unless you smoke) By Phil Mok, Exercise Biologist When people talk about strengthening their lungs, they are actually talking about strengthening every part of their cardiovascular system except their lungs. Contrary to popular belief, there is … Continue reading

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Athlete’s Paradox

The Athlete’s Paradox Philip Mok, BA Exercise Biology The percentage of your blood that is made up of red blood cells is called your hematocrit. An average hematocrit is between 42% and 54% for males and 38% and 46% for … Continue reading

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Bike Fit Pro Level 1 Education Training at TriFit MultiSport

Who should attend? Anyone that would like to be a Professional Bike Fitter – Cycling/Triathlon Coaches, Team Mechanics, Physical Therapists / Clinicians, Bike Shop Fitters – anyone wanting to learn more and/or improve their bike fitting skills. What will this … Continue reading

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TriFit Services, Testing, and Discounts

Please click the link below to check out services extended to Velo Club LaGrange. LaGrange.Promo Rev2 LaGrange Member Discounts at TriFit performance Center First Visit Subsequent Visits Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) $89 $134 Exercise Metabolic Rate (EMR) or VO2 Max … Continue reading

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Necessity of Strength Training for Cycling

TriFit Strength & Conditioning Coach: Todd Seyler bio: http://trifitmultisport.com/about/performance-team/coaches/ Cycling is a demanding sport on the human body. Various musculature is employed to aid in the transfer of strength, power and endurance as well as the necessary balance and proprioception. … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Why Hot Days Make It Harder To Exercise

TriFit Exercise Biologist:  Phillip Mok, Phillip@TriFitLA.com bio:http://trifitmultisport.com/about/performance-team/coaches/ The Science Behind Why Hot Days Make It Harder To Exercise Cardiovascular Drift isn’t a term you’ll hear athletes sitting around chatting about at the local coffee shop after a hard workout. What … Continue reading

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TriFit Tip: Body Movements

TriFit Strength & Conditioning Coach: Todd Seyler, TSeyler@TriFitLA.com, bio:http://trifitmultisport.com/about/performance-team/coaches/ Still need to shed a few holidays pounds?  Looking to tone and tighten before the summer?  If so, add total body movements to your workout. Total body movements engage multiple muscle … Continue reading

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