THE NEXT LEVEL

Market-leading triathlon performance retreat

Delivered in partnership with leading professional coaches and supported by elite athletes, our triathlon performance retreat will take you to the next level. You will enjoy a uniquely personalised experience: physiological and biomechanical assessments; 1-1 swim, bike and run technical analysis; personal consultation on your 'A' race strategy; and impactful group training sessions. Relax in the company of like-minded individuals at our stunning 19th Century Chateau.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, AND MORE.

package options

sapphire

ruby

diamond

£1,100 per person, shared

£1,250 per person, shared

£1,600 per person, shared

£250 sole room occupancy supplement, independent of package
the sapphire package includes
the sapphire package plus
the ruby package plus

A pre-retreat interview, where we discuss goals, abilities and constraints

A personalised training program, including:

  • targeted swim-bike-run sessions,  conducted in group
  • informative seminars, including nutrition and strength & conditioning
  • small group sessions working on your specific goals
  • 1-1 technical assessments, race and nutritional consultations

Post retreat feedback report

3 x Yoga classes, tailored for triathletes

6 nights accommodation in Chateau de la Motte Henry

Nutritious and energising food and drink, including all meals and training snacks

Exclusive use of our Estate, its superb sporting facilities and social and relaxation areas

Transfers from local train stations

 

Small group race strategy consultation with our coaching team

Your choice of professionally conducted sports science assessment, either:

  • VO2 Max test
  • Resting Metabolic Rate test
  • Strength & Conditioning assessment
  • Running gait analysis, including physiological assessment and video analysis
  • Assessment of cycling gait and pedalling efficiency, including video analysis

Discounts on HUUB equipment and a 'goodie' bag on arrival

Upgraded, deluxe accommodation

Free transfers from regional airports as well as local train stations

 

1-1 'A' race consultation with one of our coaching team

Your choice of a second, professionally conducted, sports science assessment

1 x personal sports massage, in our on-site treatment room

Discount on Lululemon and Huub equipment and deluxe 'goodie' bag on arrival

Accommodation in one of our suites at the Chateau

Travel package from the UK and Ireland, including flights or ferry tickets (train available for a small supplement), bike transfers and car parking at the Chateau (as applicable).

STUNNING VENUE

Gorgeous Chateau, with luxury, boutique style accommodation, superb sports facilities, and welcoming social areas, set in 9 hectares of beautiful woodland grounds. Referenced in Times Top 20 Chateaux.

ELITE LEVEL TRAINING

Our retreats are designed and delivered in partnership with leading elite triathletes and master coaches. 1-1 assessments and group training programs are designed to be enjoyable, informative and help you evolve as an athlete.

QUALITY COACHING

Group Evolution has assembled a highly experienced team of elite and age group level triathlon coaches, sports scientists and therapists. Personal service in an enjoyable, relaxing group environment. Approximately 1:4, staffing:guests, ratio

convenient LOCATION

Easily accessible from the UK and Europe, yet peaceful and uncrowded. Our wonderful corner of the Loire, where historically significant sites and the tranquil beauty of the Mayenne merge with a deep cultural heritage and the vibrant French chic of the local markets, shops and spas.

PERIOD LUXURY

Individually designed en-suite bedrooms, stunning renovated sitting rooms and cosy reading areas inspire and relax whilst staying true to the Chateau's heritage.

ELITE LEVEL ANALYSIS

Our approach combines the latest sports science theory with practical coaching experience of what works for top age group athletes. We then add the real world experience of what makes the difference at elite level.

DELICIOUS FOOD

All meals and snacks are provided. Our eye-catching meals are designed to support your active lifestyle but also to be tasty and excite. Snacks are available for the times in between. And homemade energy bars are available for those longer efforts.

UNRIVALLED ON-SITE FACILITIES

Woodchip running trail, performance gym, swimming pool, lake and yoga studio for the active. Woodland paths, secluded picnic spots, lakeside decking and a walled garden for relaxation. You need never leave the grounds of the Chateau.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Everything’s optional, enjoy your time with us.

* Click on each day to see what's on offer

TimeActivity
15:00Welcome Reception
16:00Familiarisation Tour
17:30Group Run
TimeActivity
19:00Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:30Breakfast
09:00Group Cycle
12:00Nutritional Seminar
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Group Swim Analysis
17:00Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Yoga
08:00Breakfast
09:00Group Cycle
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Group Excursions
17:30Group Run
18:30Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
06:30Open Water Swim
08:30Breakfast
10:30Group Run Intervals
12:00Individual Fitness Assessments
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Group Cycling Assessment
16:30Individual Fitness Assessments
18:30Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:00Group Swim
08:30Breakfast
10:00Group Run Assessment
11.30Individual Fitness Assessments
TimeActivity
12.30Lunch
13:30Group Cycle (Long Ride)
19:00Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
06:30Group Sprint Triathlon
09:30Breakfast
11.00Race Strategy Seminar
12.00Individual Fitness Assessments
13.00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Group Excursions
18:00Evening Pilates
19:00Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Yoga
08:00Breakfast
TimeActivity
09:30Awards
10:45Guests Depart

UPCOMING RETREATS

Performance Triathlon Retreat

26th March - 1st April 2020 | The Next Level

From £1,100
Assumes 2 people sharing a twin room, single person supplement from £250. Larger group discounts.

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THE VENUE

Chateau de la Motte Henry is a beautiful, 19th Century Chateau set in over 9 hectares of glorious parkland in the Pays de la Loire. Easy to get to from the UK and mainland Europe, the Chateau is equipped with first class health, fitness and leisure facilities to allow guests to relax and reenergise. The spacious accommodation remains true to the Chateau’s heritage, updated for modern convenience.

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HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS FOOD

LOVINGLY PREPARED

Our nutritionist and chef have designed an eye-catching, delicious menu, founded in local, organic produce. We serve the highest quality, locally produced organic food to produce an energising and detoxifying menu throughout your stay. Vegetarians and vegans catered for.

SAMPLE MENU

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BREAKFAST

Home-made Bircher pot

Banana and cinnamon bread

Selection of chia jams and nut butter

Apple sausage breakfast burger

“Get up and go” energising smoothies

Fresh orange and grapefruit juice

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LUNCH

Salmon fishcakes with chilli lime dipping sauce

Edamame and quinoa salad

Raw beet and pear salad with lemon dressing

Minted cucumber and tomato salad

Fennel and rocket salad

Cos Salad

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DINNER

Vegetable and chicken soup

Spelt rolls

Feel good fish pie

Green beans

Steamed kale

Mango sorbet

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