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Why did you start?

How many years ago did you really start? Really think back, why did that first day happen? Over the years we have seen many start and they share their motivating story with us. We have seen some common reasons. Many are inspired by someone they see that are near them. It could be a spouse, family or friend that passes the confidence to suceed. Some are invited to try or join a class, go lift weights togehter or go for a jog. Some finally feel they have time from kids, school, work, etc to get back to themselves. Lastly the scarest, some are told they better now as their healthy is getting in the danger level.

Whatever the reason, it often is inspired by someone that had the courage to care to support their journey beginnings. When they are ready, they often let you in. But in some cases, someone may need a little push. How could you help someone take the first step?





  July Specials


Buy 3 Personal Training Sessions for $99 for a first time client only*


Every Goal Monthly Product list= Dotfit's Protein Bar Box + Lean MR + Multi Vitamin + Omega 3 = $75 *


*Check or cash only  



Register for clinics here


Lake Mastery 

Sunday July 14th 4:45pm

Clinic will discuss how to set up your swim workout for success with gear, technology, structure and navigating Grayslake Lake.


Metabolic Mastery

Sunday July 28th 5pm

Clinic will help you understand how daily nutrition, fueling and training plan help you burn fat to have the performance & body composition that is possible for both at rest and during exercise along with how it impacts your health today and long-term with chronic disease




 2019Programs -

Clinics for many goals







Super Summer Speed
Tuesdays 8:45am & 6pm starting April 2nd
Proven results! Program will be laid out systematically to increase running pace with various speed workouts like fartleks, intervals, hills and tempo. Program will include weekly running suggestions to work toward season goal. All levels are encouraged to sign up. Must be able to run 3miles. Will have 8:45am option to do either it or 6pm each week on Tue.



TRI Training

Saturday 630am starting April 6th

Designed for those who are trying to go fast, ready for intense sessions and for those that appreciate experienced coaches finding more ability in them. Workouts will vary from single sport, to brick workouts and will vary location not too far from TFP. All abilities are encouraged. Must be able to swim 5min non stop, have a road or TRI bike and be able to run 4miles.


Super SWIM Speed

Sundays 330pm starting May 19th

Lake speed workouts to prepare you to go fast and deal with many conditions of open water racing. Plan to be challenged. You must have a wetsuit until water conditions are too warm. All abilities are welcome and will be challenged similarly.



Metabolic Testing

This testing is something I oversaw for 12yrs at TFP but are now choosing to contract it out so we can focus on training but it will continue to be a foundation of TFP coaching both Endurance Athletes & common fitness people looking to feel well and push off disease. A bonus, they offer a full body Dexascan to tell you your fat, muscle & bone levels in all areas of your body.

How it helps us:
-we know HR zones are right
-we know cal/min in each zone, loss over hours
-we know what fuel you are losing and know need to maintain energy
-we know what is the potential fat burning %, if below, the urgency to make change for to reduce fatigue, injury & bonking
-we know the correlation to future health if low fat burning is the result


Here are the options we have set up for TFPers:

2 Months of Basic Training Plan + 2 Tests = $560
2 Months of Basic Nutrition Coaching + 2 Tests = $400
2 Personal Training Hour Sessions + 2 Tests = $270
Monthly Metabolic Clinic + 2 Tests = $220

Next Clinic is Dec 16th 5pm.

I will help get the test set up. Email me when is good for you. Matt@thefitnesspursuit.com


Shop TFP Gear from home!!!
-you can pick up at TFP or have it shipped to you 
-get geared up for outdoor training and racing 
-make sure your old still fits or isn’t worn out
-bike & Tri shorts seem to last 2-3yrs so I bet it is time to experience a nice new padded butt!!

Click Here to shop


Training Plans

R U ready to get coached on what do do weekly in 2019 goals of a running race, bike event and/or TRI? TFP Coaches can help you do your first, a new PR, Qualify and/or trouble shoot past errors/injuries.

Training Plan includes:
-use Training Peaks online systems premium account paid by TFP
-free downloading of device
-your schedule, goals & past are considered
-unlimited email communication


Options for the service:
$ 260 premium
-plan laid out up to 2 weeks
-unlimited phone
-unlimited changes

$180 Basic
-plan laid out up to 3 weeks
-1 phone per month
-1 change per month
Coaches are ready to help you. Email me and I can help you get matched up, matt@thefitnesspursuit.com






TFPers get discounts on many items


Something Brewing-remind at check out(fyi they will know if you are lying as they workout at TFP)


M&M Cyclery-remind at checkout(fyi they will know if you are lying as they workout at TFP & Coaches work there)


Recovery Pump-email coach Matt to get code


Rudy Project-email coach Matt to get code


Xterra Wetsuits-email coach Matt to get code


Spri Products-email coach Matt to get code


dotFIT Home Shipping-set up account at www.dotfit.com






Here is your chance to be able to hear and see what you are doing with your swim stroke. Set up a session with staff for your video taping.


Fee is $80/hr


You get the files from the session.




Rentals can be done at TFP. This means you get use of the facility but without coaching STC Swim Lane-times will be posted on the Registration page. $15 per person per hour.


How they work-show up at your time, you get to use 1 lane, have suit, towel and goggles and you may use the timers Compu Trainer-options are when CT or Yoga is not happening and when staff is at TFP, which is most of the other hours. Email Matt to reserve a rental. $15 per person per hour


How they work-show up 10-15min before to set up, you get use of the room for 1hr, let coach know what type of terrain or wattage course you want, set up your bike, have fuel for your ride, after you have warmed up enough to calibrate, let coach know to calibrate you, calibrate, coach will start you and then clean up after yourself.


Treadmill-options for a treadmill on that not so nice day outside/you want to hit those pace intervals and when PT clients are not using the treadmills. Email Matt to request a time. $10 per person per hour


How they work- you get to use the treadmill for 1hr, you can use 1 or more fans if available, you can open door if reasonable, have fuel needed for run and clean up after yourself.




- Coach/Personal Trainer-1 needed


WE produce some amazing results together!


Contact Coach Matt if you are interested or know someone.

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