The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village in California has launched the first triathlon training camp in the brand’s history. From April 16–20, the hotel will become home to the Ultimate Performance Triathlon Training Camp—an all-inclusive triathlon training program led by professional coaches and the on-site California Health and Longevity Institute team. The specialized training camp was created by triathlete coaches for athletes of all fitness levels with the goal of improving performance, ability and efficiency.
The Ultimate Performance Triathlon Training Camp includes comprehensive fitness testing, customized training programs, schedule of specific meals for training athletes, nutrition education, recovery spa treatments and Four Seasons accommodations. The program begins with a variety of fitness assessments and tests at California Health and Longevity Institute, the hotel’s on-site health and wellness center. Ultimate Performance coaches will provide expert video analysis of the guests’ running, swimming and cycling capabilities. Additionally, the certified team at CHLI will offer Bod Pod body composition tests, VO2 lung capacity tests, oxygen blood tests and more. Training programming and specific recommendations are customized based on the results and analysis of these initial tests.
The program also includes complementary exercises including yoga, stretching and weightlifting. Guests of the camp will also receive all meals daily—designed specifically for the training schedule with nutritional consultation by CHLI’s on-site registered dietitians. Triathletes will also gain education on the importance of recovery—including sleep advice from Four Seasons’ sleep experts and multiple spa treatments.
U.S. Masters Swimming Coach Doug Green and USA Triathlon Level 3 Certified Coach Ian Murray designed the camp and bring years of triathlete training experience. Their team of trainers and instructors’ certifications including U.S. Masters Swimming, American Swim Coaches Association, USA Swimming, USA Triathlon, USA Cycling and The Red Cross.