Triathlon Coaches


Al Lyman CSCS

439 Oxoboxo Dam Rd.
Oakdale, Connecticut 06370
Phone: 860-912-0818


Education: Undergrad science or exercise-science degree
Certifications: ASCA level 1, USAT level 1
Services: One-on-one swim instruction on pool deck, Online coaching, Regular track or group run workouts in person, TrainingPeaks scheduling

General Info

General Info: Coach Al Lyman, CSCS, is the owner and founder of Pursuit Fitness LLC, a nationally recognized coaching company for endurance athletes. An author, columnist, and motivational speaker, he has been coaching athletes of all ability levels from novice to elite, since 1999. Coach Al is certified by USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is a member of the American Swim Coaches Association.

Coach Al’s theories and beliefs about the best ways to train for endurance sports, developed through practical experience over 25 years as an athlete and researcher, have always been cutting-edge and often considered “out of the box” thinking. His approach to coaching revolves around a more holistic, balanced approach that includes Yoga, flexibility and mobility training, and smart functional strength training. Most importantly, he advocates a balanced approach that blends training and racing goals within the context of the “triangle of life,” which is family, work, and sport. This approach also led him to develop his now widely acclaimed running-specific functional and core training program, Runner-CORE, which is now being used by hundreds of runners and triathletes world wide with great success!
Rates & Fees: One on one coaching and training: 75$ per hour.

Bronze, Silver, and Gold Level Online Coaching: 125.00 per month up to 325.00 per month.
Training Camps Offered: Workshops and Clinics are available on an ongoing basis in Southeastern CT. Check http://coach-al.com for more details, or sign up for my newsletter here: http://coach-al.com/index.html
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