2018-2019 Winter Training Programs

Empire Tri Club is excited to announce our line up of WINTER PROGRAMS that will provide great, fun and effective workouts to kick-start your season.  Whether you’re a beginner ready to jump start your foray into the sport of triathlon or a seasoned racer looking to maintain or strengthen your fitness level during the cold months, these programs are designed to get you race ready and looking and feeling great!  Start 2019 off right and ring in a new and healthier you. 

Winter Training Programs 


In addition to the classes listed above, Empire Tri Club is hosting a number of FREE Pop-Up Classes for Club Members at various facilities throughout NYC. See below and RSVP to secure your spot! 

Post-Race Recovery Party & Stretch Session

When: Tuesday, 11/6
Meet-up Time: 6:30 – 8pm
Location: Power Stretch Studio NYC – 336 Lexington Ave. 2nd Floor

Athletes will be introduced to The Kika Method – The gentle assisted stretching process that dramatically reduces stress, eliminates pain, and leaves you feeling energized! Coaches will be performing 10 minute stretches on each individual – those 10 minute stretches will cover important stretches such as hamstrings, neck, shoulders, quads, etc. while incorporating relaxation therapy to each stretch. This will allow the muscles to stretch and release all the tension. We’ll be giving out protein smoothies/juices and Clif bars.

Space is limited to 30 athletes. Please RSVP to secure your spot. 



SCULPT l Strength by Yoga

When: Wednesday, 11/14
Meet up time: 7:15 – 8:15pm (Please arrive 15 minutes to set up)
Location: Finish Line Physical Therapy – 119 West 23rd Street (3rd Floor)

This foundational & boundary-breaking yoga class incorporates external weight to help athletes develop greater strength, flexibility, and focus.  Traditional yoga postures and sequences are crafted based on the running biomechanics.

Space is limited to 16 athletes.  Please RSVP to secure your spot.



Tailwind Endurance

When: Wednesday, 11/28
Class time: 6:45pm (Please arrive 15 minutes to set up)
Location: Tailwind Endurance, 143 West 72nd Street

Tailwind Endurance makes training in NYC easier, safer and more fun!  Learn how to train at your best on your bike!  Whether you want to preview a course before race day, complete a power test, or have a place to store your bike, Tailwind’s your place!  Located at 143 West 72nd Street, just outside Central Park, we are the most convenient place to start a run, ride or just meet a friend for a Tailwind Endurance class!

Space is limited to 16 athletes. Please RSVP to secure your spot. The class will remain open to the public and not be exclusive to Empire Tri Club, so athletes are encouraged to sign up early. 

Empire Tri Club & HSS Holiday Toy Drive Run

When: Wednesday, 11/28
Meet up time: 5:45pm
Location: Belaire Courtyard, 525 East 71st Street @ The Hospital for Special Surgery

Empire Tri Club and the HSS Run Club are joining forces to support the Holiday Toy Drive!  Please consider donating a new, unwrapped toy for the hospital’s pediatric patients, ambulatory care patients and patients in the Charla de Lupus program.  On 11/28, we’ll be collecting toys at the Belaire Courtyard before our group run at 6pm!  If you can’t make it, you may drop-off anytime through December 14th in the HSS Main Lobby.

Empire Tri Club Run with Achilles

When: Thursday, 12/6
Meet up time: 6:30pm
Location: New York Running Company @ Columbus Circle

Join us for a chat pace run through Central Park, where Empire Tri Club athletes will serves as guides for Achilles athletes.  You are encouraged to donate new or lightly used triathlon gear to this inspiring team. To help donate you can go Achilles International!

Row House NYC

When: Saturday, 12/8
Meet up time: 11am (Please arrive 15 minutes to check in)
Location: Row House NYC @ Columbus Circle 555 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019 

Empire Tri Club members are invited to participate in a FREE full-body, high-energy rowing experience at the RowHouse Columbus Circle. Their objective: To give people of all different shapes, sizes, and abilities an efficient, effective high cardio, full body workout in an inclusive group environment — and one that builds bodies up instead of breaking them down. This FREE class will be held on Saturday, December 8th at 11AM. Empire Tri Members will receive a %20 Off Discount for RowHouse memberships and packages for attending the class.
Space is limited to 24 athletes. Please RSVP to secure your spot.  The class will remain open to the public and not be exclusive to Empire Tri Club, so athletes are encouraged to sign up early.



Giro di Santa

When: Sunday, 12/9
Meet-up Time: 9:30am
Location: 7th Ave & Central Park South

Join us, as we ride through the streets of New York, spreading holiday cheer, all while supporting the Challenged Athletes Foundation.  A donation of $20 or more is suggested to participate in the ride.

IRONMAN Info Session

When: Tuesday, 12/11
Meet-up Time: 7pm
Location: Finish Line Physical Therapy – 119 West 23rd Street (3rd Floor)

If you’re signed up for an Ironman, or even remotely thinking that it’s something you might want to do in your lifetime, we strongly encourage you to attend.  Empire Tri Club coaches will be there to discuss an overview of the programs we’ll be hosting in 2019, answer questions and pump you up for an incredible journey and the chance to hear YOUR NAME in front of the words “YOU ARE AN IRONMAN!”  Please feel free to share this event with any family or friends who might be interested!

At this meeting we will discuss:

  • What does it take to do an Ironman?  (how many hours, weeks, months do you need to train)?
  • Q&A about Ironman Maryland (and other races you’re contemplating)
  • What kind of coaching & support will Empire Tri Club be offering for Ironman athletes in 2019?
  • Overview of 1-on-1 coaching & personal training packages
  •     – what’s included, how much it costs, how much support you receive, etc.
  • The differences between downloading a free/cheap training plan and working with a coach
  • 2019 Ironman training camp


Many of these studios offer ongoing discounts for club members. Please visit our member discount page for discount codes and more information. Athletes must be logged in to view discount codes.