Testimonials: Indoor Cycling

The group atmosphere provided accountability

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In July, I completed Ironman Lake Placid, my second Ironman distance triathlon. This consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike, and a 26.2-mile run. Because of the long cycling distance, the bike is by far the most important component of the race and of the training. And this isn’t any old bike ride; the course at Ironman Lake Placid is nestled in the Adirondack Mountains and covers over 4000 ft of climbing, culminating with an 11-mile climb up “the notch”.

To get ready for my race, I started training at Greshfit twice during the week, and on weekends when the weather was too icy to get out on the roads. Tim’s high-intensity sessions allowed me to progress through the winter and spring, while condensing a lot of work into a shorter time period so that I could still work my full time job, in addition to training for the swim and run. Greshfit ramped up the intensity of my workouts and the group atmosphere provided accountability along with a social aspect.

When the day of Ironman Lake Placid came, I found that I was more than prepared for the long, challenging, hilly course. I finished the bike strong with plenty of leg left to tackle the marathon run. After achieving my 2017 goal, I’m taking a bit of a break and getting out on the trails before getting back to training for 2018!

Karen D'Lauro


This year was a breakthrough year for my racing results

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This year was a breakthrough year for my racing results, condition and fitness and there’s no doubt that my increased frequency to Gresh Fit studio made a huge difference. The variety of conditioning drills, from explosive workouts to power intervals, took my performance to a level that allowed me to follow strongman breakaway riders and win field sprints. A prestigious win and consistent podium finishes were the result and to win the PA BAR was a bonus. Tim’s approach and varied sessions can improve anyone’s core condition and prepare them for the most rigorous sporting demands. On the technical side, this was the first full year on the Van Dessel that I purchased through Tim last year. So between the fitness gains and a great machine I owe much to Tim and Gresh Fit.
Dave Grant, USAC Cat 2, Masters Racer and PA BAR Champion 2017, Downingtown PA


I know there are virtual alternatives available with today’s smart trainers, but they just aren’t the same

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The GreshFit fall/winter cycling training program has been incredibly beneficial for Carol and I.  It’s allowed us to enter the spring season in top form.  It made our early season cycling trips to New Zealand and the Texas Hill Country much more enjoyable and provided the fitness base we needed to successfully conquer Mont Ventoux. Alpe d’Huez, and the Col du Galbier. I know there are virtual alternatives available with today’s smart trainers, but they just aren’t the same as training together side by side with others while Tim encourages you to keep push through that last minute of a tough interval!
Jack & Carol Kramer

the camaraderie of other cyclists make the classes challenging and fun

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I spent last winter taking Gresh Fit indoor cycling classes and by spring was the strongest I have been on the bike for years. Tim's knowledge and coaching along with the camaraderie of other cyclists make the classes challenging and fun at the same time. After winning two National Duathlon Championships this year I'll be back again this year.

Dave Lowe - Age 70 Multisport Athlete


I would never push myself like I do working out at GreshFit with the other cyclists

unnamed (2) GreshFit interval winter training is like no other out there and it is a high quality workout!  On my own, I would never push myself like I do working out
at GreshFit with the other cyclists.  I am a serious recreational cyclist and triathlon racer and my skills on the bike have dramatically improved.
Before going to GreshFit, I used to fall back from a group with the slightest hills, but the drills we do and the focus on form improved my hill climbing tremendously.
GreshFit's winter training has given me  confidence in my abilities and skills and helped me win some races!

Judy Head - West Chester, PA