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ENDURANCE COACHING
Set Goals. Be Coached. Be Great.

 

Jen has been coaching athletes of all levels around the globe for over a decade.  Through a personalized approach, her athletes compete, participate and achieve top results in Ultra Running, Mountaineering, Ironmans, Triathlons, Mountain Bike Races, Road Cycling, Standup Paddle Boarding and Adventure Races.

ACE Personal Trainer
 USA Triathlon Level 1 coach
 Precision Nutrition Level 1
 Crossfit Level I instructor
 FaCT Level I tester
 NCCP Triathlon Community Coach
 YMCA Indoor Spin Instructor
 Paddle Canada SUP River I & II

SIGN UP AND START YOUR ONLINE TRAINING HERE

 

For over a decade, Jen has been working with athletes of all levels, from the total newbie to the elite. Her athletes are located all over North America, Europe, Australia and Africa.  Through custom online training and constant communication, goals are achieved!

For athletes living in the Whistler, Squamish, Vancouver BC area, Jen is able to meet, test and train individuals in person at her indoor cycling studio, RIM.   The facility features a state of the art body composition machine and an 11 rider SPIVI based cycling set-up.  This provides athletes who need to train year round with purpose while receiving instant feedback on their progress. Group sessions for strength along with movement & mobility classes and personal training are offered.  Jen has paired several methods of training with her own style of functional endurance techniques enables athletes to take what they do indoors and apply it to real outdoor sport. Athletes of all levels, young and old, can benefit and excel from quality, professional and focused training!  As Jen believes, there is no point in being “gym fit” but rather, train to be strong and ready to pursue your outdoor passions.

Jen only works with a set number of athletes at a time in order to keep coaching personalized and of quality.  Various tiers and packages exist.  Find one that meets your budget and lets start training!


 

Individual Training Plans
Training Peaks Account
Sport Nutrition Guidance
Body Composition Analysis
Constant Communication
Strength & Mobility Training
Lactate HR Zone Testing
Bike Power Zone Testing
Run Technique Coaching

 

 

ANY SKILL LEVEL

Delivered with passion and expertise, Jen provides a wide range of world class strength, endurance and conditioning programs that advances athletes to achieve personal goals, sport specific success, and a healthy lifestyle.  Jen trains athletes of all levels, no matter what their starting fitness level is. 

ON LOCATION OR ONLINE TRAINING

Choose to work with Jen on location in Squamish, BC by visiting www.challengebychoice.ca  If you are searching for online coaching, regardless of where you live, this is Jen’s speciality.  Constant communication, analysis and accountability provided.   

 

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PURSUE YOUR PASSIONS. START YOUR JOURNEY.

Spending those hours exploring the great outdoors has made me more resilient and confident.

David Suzuki
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UPCOMING ADVENTURES

Arctic 2 Atacama           February 27th, 2016

We are currently mid-way through our expedition Arctic2Atacama. With the Baffin leg section complete in Canada’s Arctic, we are currently transitioning down to Chile for a 1200km crossing of the Atacama Extreme.  From -50C to +50C, this adventure tops the charts mentally and physically.

Follow along at www.arctic2atacama.com

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COACHED RUNNING ADVENTURE

Join me in BC’s Monashee Mountains August 1st – 5th for a unique mountain running adventure.  During our 5 days together I will be taking you on incredible high alpine runs and coaching you through experiential, hands on doing!  Visit our website……..   www.glutesinthekoots.com 

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PARTNERS

These people help make everything happen!

 

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AFFILIATIONS

Places I enjoy contributing to

 

Run Squamish

Run Squamish
Co-Founder & Race Director

 

Impossible2Possible

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Ambassador

Gran to Grand Ultra

Grand 2 Grand Ultra
Race Advisor & Coach

 

Golden Ultra

The Golden Ultra
Ambassador

 

 

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The Running Foodie

Preparing for your First Ultra Distance Event

I recently contributed to a 3 part series to help new runners transition to the ultra distance.  I hope you will enjoy the following articles and will find some applicable tips and tricks shared by myself and fellow runners. Happy reading!

Part 1 – Making the Leap to an Ultramarathon: Advice from Top Ultramarathon Bloggers

Making the Leap to an Ultramarathon

When considering joining the world of ultrarunning, we recommend seeking out expert advice on what you should expect. With that in mind, we have worked with a dedicated group of ultra runners to bring together some hard-won advice for the first time ultramarathon runner. Their excellent advice and insights have been split in 3 segments to make an article series where we have interviewed each runner about all-things-ultra and compiled their responses. In Part One, the ultramarathon running bloggers go over what they found most difficult about running an ultra and what they hope you can learn from their experiences. [read more …]

Part 2 – Making the Leap to an Ultramarathon: Advice from Top Ultramarathon Bloggers

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If you’ve ever thought “maybe I could run more than 26.2 miles…” or “How do people even manage to run more than a marathon?” or “Wait… people run 100 miles?!” then welcome to our educational series on making the leap to an ultramarathon. This is a popular, albeit intimidating topic, so we rounded up the top ultrarunning bloggers to answer common questions and share their knowledge about ultra races.

In part one of this series our expert ultra runners addressed the most intense part of their first ultra marathon – what was most challenging, difficult, or unexpected. In this piece, we asked these ultra runners to tackle some of the most common myths and stigmas surrounding ultra running. [read more …]

Part 3 – Making the Leap to an Ultramarathon: Advice from Top Ultramarathon Bloggers

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If your first ultramarathon is in the works then you’re going to benefit from the advice we compiled from the internet’s most popular ultramarathon running bloggers. Here at NordicTrack, we have brought together insights from top ultra bloggers to lend you expert advice combined with tried and true tactics surrounding nutrition, training, and conditioning for such a wild adventure. The first two series installments covered the toughest parts of ultrarunning and challenged the misconceptions and myths that linger around ultramarathons. Now the ultra experts are back for one more installment, sharing personal insights they gathered from their own first foray into running an ultramarathon. [read more …]