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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Virtua Health & Wellness Center in Washington Township, N.J., and Endorphin Fitness in Richmond, Va., have been named the nation’s ninth and 10th USA Triathlon Certified Performance Centers. In order to be designated one of the top multisport facilities in the nation, these facilities met a number of rigorous requirements put forth by USA Triathlon.

The Virtua Health & Wellness Center and Endorphin Fitness each offers a number of services to members, including human performance labs, spin rooms, bike fittings, video analysis, anti-gravity treadmills, Endless Pools and a variety of performance testing options. USA Triathlon Certified Coaches are employed at each facility, and members can also benefit from physical therapy and nutrition and sports psychology consultations.

“Virtua Health & Wellness Center is honored to be named the first USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center in the Mid-Atlantic Region,” said Brad Bernardini MD, Director of Sports Medicine at the center. “This medical fitness facility was designed to be a total health destination. Our goal with the guidance of USA Triathlon is to continue growing participation in triathlons and providing the most comprehensive and innovative training to triathletes in the Region.”

For more information on Virtua Health & Wellness Center, visit virtuafitness.org/wt.

“Everyone at Endorphin Fitness is proud to have the Endorphin Fitness Training Center be named an official USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center," said Michael Harlow, Founder and CEO of Endorphin Fitness. "We are passionate about the sport of triathlon and its ability to impact lives; therefore, we are excited to provide our facility as a vehicle to grow the sport and better someone's triathlon experience.”

For more information on Endorphin Fitness, visit endorphinfitness.com/training-center.

USA Triathlon-certified performance facilities offer USA Triathlon members and certified coaches 20 percent off on select services and testing, merchandise and membership. Elite-level coaching, race programming and testing facilities for endurance athletes of every level are available.

For more information on how to become a USA Triathlon Certified Training or Performance Center, please contact Ellis Schieman at ellis.schieman@usatriathlon.org or visit usatriathlon.org. 

About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

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