Monday, November 5, 2007

Fit Tech!

Vern LaMere, M.S., F.I.S.T.
FitTech, Inc.

FitTech, Inc. is based out of in Indianapolis Indiana. It is a company dedicated to improving the overall performance of Cyclists, Triathletes, Duathletes, and Runners. This is accomplished through these key services: Precision Dynamic Bicycle Fitting, Performance Testing, and individualized Multi-Sport Coaching. You do not need to be high-end to take advantage of these high-end services. Individuals of All Ability Levels are welcome and can benefit from FitTech's services. Everyone is treated as World Class!

Vern LaMere, owner of FitTech, Inc. holds a Master of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology-Human Performance from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. His primary areas of study and research were Lactate Threshold and Multi-Sport Training and Performance (Running, Cycling, Triathlon/Duathlon). Prior to starting FitTech in November of 2003, he was the Director of the Human Performance Lab at the National Institute for Fitness and Sport where he worked for 13 years. At NIFS he conducted research and carried out physiological testing including Body Composition Analysis, VO2 max and Blood Lactate Threshold testing, Running Form Analysis, and Dynamic Comprehensive Bike Fitting. He also conducted several multi-sport training and testing symposiums (Triathlon/Duathlon).

Vern has been a competitive multi-sport athlete for over 25 years. This experience in combination with his educational background gives him the unique ability to help individuals achieve their true athletic potential. He enjoys the challenge of assisting any athlete - regardless of ability level – to improve and achieve their goals. Vern is a Certified USA Triathlon Coach and a F.I.S.T. Certified Triathlon/Time Trial Bike Sizing Specialist. He has attended numerous workshops and conferences on the art and science of triathlon coaching, training and racing, including symposiums on the science of cycling and bike fitting. Vern’s Dynamic Bike Fit process was recently featured in Triathlete Magazine.

FitTech carries out its mission with three key services:

Precision Dynamic Bike Fitting
FitTech utilizes state-of-the-art Dartfish motion analysis software to carry out the DYNAMIC bike fit service. This comprehensive service optimizes comfort, power, efficiency, and targets injury prevention and treatment Other bike fitting services include real time computer display of pedaling efficiency, cleat positioning and wedge placement to correct for foot canting and leg-knee misalignment, DYNAMIC bike sizing for stock and custom frames.

Performance Testing
FitTech offers Lactate Threshold testing to dial in your training zones for heart race, pace and power (Watts) and Running Form Analysis (utilizing Dartfish) to help you become faster, more efficient, and reduce chance of running-related injuries.

Indvidualized Coaching
This service is for the individual who wants to take the guesswork out of their training. Training programs follow a proven method of periodization which takes athletes through various phases of training: Aerobic base building, Intensity building, Peaking and Recovery. Whether you’re a novice or expert, having a personal coach will take your training and racing to new heights!

For more information or to set up an appointment Call 317-491-5025, or e-mail, visit FitTech’s website at