Master Fitter and Pro Triathlete, Ryan Ignatz, offers the most comprehensive bike fit course available to athletes and coaches.
Learn more about his Pro Triathlon Training course here: https://protriathlontraining.podia.com/ryan-ignatz-teaches-the-fundamentals-of-bike-fit
Ryan is head fitter at Colorado Multisport in Boulder, CO. Ryan holds a Masters Degree in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology from University of Colorado at Boulder. Has taught Anatomy, Physiology, and Exercise Physiology at CU Boulder. He holds numerous bike fit certifications including Serotta International Cycling Institute (SICI), Fit Institute Slowtwitch (F.I.S.T), BG Master Fitter, and Retul Fit Instructor and more. He is also an accomplished Professional Triathlete with Multiple top 10 Xterra Worlds Finisher, Xterra AG World Champion, Top 5 finishes at Xterra National Championships, Top 15 Pro Road Nationals and 3rd at Pro Nationals Duathlon.
Looking for massive gains on the bike? It all starts with a bike fit. This course is for athletes looking to better understand how they interact with the bike and the benefits of a great bike fit. It’s for the athletes that want to further their understanding of the fit process and the technology that’s utilized. We offer detailed information on how athletes can make more sound equipment purchases to optimize their position, efficiency, aerodynamic savings and power output. Ultimately, we want to increase your comfort and efficiency with your fit and reduce your chance of injury to get you going faster with less effort.
This course is also ideal for coaches that want to better understand the in-depth value of a bike fit, how to interpret rider feedback and apply it to their athletes.
In his online class, Ryan teaches you:
- Learn what physical training you could be doing to constantly be evolving your bike fit.
- Learn the performance benefits of a bike fit. How the proper fit, fit maintenance, and equipment choices can make you a faster, powerful, more efficient cyclist that is injured less.
- Learn how a proper bike fit can make you a faster runner and how a poor bike fit can actually hold you back from your true off the bike run potential.
- Learn how and why your bike fit should be driving your bike equipment selection.
- Learn how to travel with your bike to maintain your fit integrity.
- How to fit “superbikes” and the challenges they may pose to fitters and athletes.
- Learn the evolution of bike fit. Where it all started and how we got to where we are today.
- Learn why as a cyclist or triathlete you need to get a bike fit.
- Learn the most common fit issues that bike fitters see on a regular basis. Understand why these issues occur and how to address them.
- Learn why you need different fits for different styles of riding (Road/TT/Gravel/MTB)
- Learn what fit measurements can translate from one bike to another
- Learn about bike fit technology. Why technology is used in the fit process and if technology trumps education and experience.
- Learn what you need to consider prior to buying new bike in a shop and also how to buy a bike confidently online
About Pro Triathlon Training:
Pro Triathlon Training is lead by elite triathletes, Gerard Hubbard and Jimmy Archer. Our mission is to inform, educate, and motivate both new and experienced athletes. Through our relationships with the best athletes and coaches in the sport we hope to build and maintain the excitement this great sport is famous for.
Pro Triathlon Training is the most comprehensive learning platform for triathlon.
First and foremost, we are here for you – the athletes.
We strive to provide you with the best educational triathlon courses from the most qualified athletes, coaches and sport scientists. Our goal is to support the growth of our sport by supporting you all. While also providing you with the information and the tools necessary for your triathlon journey, no matter where you are in the process. Next (and certainly not least), we are here for our instructors, the professional athletes, coaches and scientists who have made their passion a career. We all know triathlon can be expensive and not always the most lucrative even if you have found a way to monetize it. By donating a percentage of our profits, we hope we can make a small impact that allows them to focus on what is truly important.