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Gerardo Barrios

Fortius Coaching

Sherman Oaks, CA

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Training Plan first month $335, $185 each month after. Includes plan, unlimited email and  some group workouts. $125 each 60 minute training session, nutritional assessment, technique analysis in any one discipline, etc. Custom Plans with coached workouts are available starting at $600 a month with a $125 Initial Assessment Fee. 

Coached Swim Workouts at the Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Pool. Get immediate feedback on your technique, do drills to improve your stroke, and enjoy a structured workout to prepare you for your next races. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. $15 each session or $100 for one month.

Wednesday Night Griffith Park Brick Workout is free.

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All Fortius Coaching clients are members of the Fortius Racing Team. 

Customized Training Plans for triathlons from sprint to Ironman distance. Running Training Plans for 5K to Ultramarathons including 100 mile runs.

Private individual or group lessons in Swimming, Cycling or Running.


With ten years of racing experience and five years of coaching experience, Gerardo prepares you to reach the next level. Combining 16 years of teaching experience with the latest research on multisport endurance training, Gerardo provides professional expertise, patience and personal attention to your athletic goals by giving you a structured training program and sound research-based advice that will make you a stronger athlete.

Gerardo's mission in life is to encourage and motivate people to live a full life of activity and goals, which strengthen the mind, body, and spirit. He started running in 2002 and after countless hours of running and cross-training in the pool and bike, triathlon was the next natural step. Gerardo has finished over 60 triathlons since 2004, including 14 Half-Ironman distance races and competed at Ironman Western Australia in 2005, Ironman Austria in 2008, and Ironman Brazil in 2010. In 2007, he qualified for the Ironman World Championship 70.3.  Gerardo has run the Boston Marathon for the last three years. Transcending his passion and love of teaching Gerardo is a perfect fit as a multisport coach and will help you achieve your goals related to fitness. From sprint triathlon to Ironman and from 5K to 100 mile Ultra runs, there is no limit and Gerardo is prepared to make you a stronger athlete.

Gerardo has a master's in Educational Administration and is a Level 1 USAT Certified Coach, Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and ASCA Level 2 Swimming Coach. For athlete comments click here to go to Slowtwitch.com coach ratings.