Our 3-step enrollment process
1. Choose Your Fitness Level:
Read the fitness level profiles (below) and choose a “best-fit.” Confirm your fitness level with one of our fitness experts in step 2.
2. Fitness Confirmation:
Newcomers: Please sign up for a qualifying call with one of our fitness experts. Veterans (familiar with our system) please proceed to payment.
3. Pay Deposit & Begin
A $50 non-refundable deposit gains access to a 2-week (6 workout) trial period before full enrollment and final payment.
Newcomers, who pay the $50 deposit, immediately receive our 8-file wisdom topic album on Enjoyable Hill Training.
Full commitment day is two weeks after the first workout, when the balance of the $250
tuition is due.
Upcoming BC Endurance Programs
Open Water Swim Training
Preparing intermediate and advanced racers for the Waikiki Rough Water Swim (September 3, 2022) and the North Shore Swim Series of five summer races (June 18 to July 30).
Honolulu Marathon Training
Preparing intermediate and advanced athletes for the 50th annual Honolulu Marathon on December 11, 2022.
Oahu Trail Training
Preparing beginners to run, jog, or walk on Oahu’s mountain trails. Also preparing intermediate and advanced athletes for selected races in the summer 2022 HURT trail.
Baby Boomer Fitness Training, Pt 2
Preparing Boomer-age beginner athletes for basic fitness, with light exertion walking and limbering exercises, plus a 3-part course on sensible eating.
The Five BC Fitness-Level Profiles
Non-Athlete to Novice
Transitioners are in transit between staying in-doors exclusively and getting out to exercise several times a week. Transitioners need constant, supportive mentoring and facilitation to develop the basic habits needed to enjoy raising their activity level with easy, non-injurious workouts.
Novice to Beginner
Launchers past the age of 30 are on a downward fitness slide. A dearth of exercise has put them on the brink of chronic illness. Yet their aversion to exertion, along with time and energy considerations, can easily preclude immediate commitment to a regular exercise regimen.
Beginner to Intermediate
Practitioners need to develop a regular, non-injurious fitness regimen, including a minimum of three scheduled workouts each week and lots of focused practice. By the end of the program, their work will have qualified them as full-fledged intermediate athletes.
Intermediate to Advanced
Racers want to do a specific race but they aren’t clear about how to train for it effectively. Their training is fraught with pitfalls based on limited experience, incorrect ideas, and haphazard planning, all of which prevents them from becoming fully racing fit. They attempt with will power what requires finesse.
Advanced to Master
Masters are not necessarily above a certain age, but experts in their field. They have vast experience with the year-round training process. They know how to train hard several times a week, while recovering regularly and adequately for months, without injury, illness, or exhaustion.
Stories and Articles
Steven Mark wrote this article for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Craig Kojima did the photos. Craig has been a news photographer for 50 years. Steven did an outstanding job of representing Brian's ideas. The article and the photos provide a glimpse of the...
Candice Box. Joyful, enthusiastic and wise, Candace was so committed to her personal training that she rarely missed a workout, doing them on her own even when she was unable to attend our sessions because of her busy work schedule. She introduced her husband,...
The King’s Runner 10K Course Visualization Workout. The workout last Sunday for the King's Runner 10K went well. I enjoyed an easy pace and running the Kaka'ako/Ward areas where I used to run 12 years ago. The Waterfront Park area was the nicest and I didn't see...
My son is a high school freshman who loves competitive running. But he is currently unable to train because he is recuperating from a second debilitating running injury sustained during the recent cross-country season. Brian offered to teach Ethan about the training...
Thank you again for this experience (the Hapalua Half-marathon Training, Spring 2022) as I am finding joy again in running. When I did races in the past I pushed myself well beyond tolerable discomfort. In training for the Kauai virtual half-marathon in 2020, for...
The BC Endurance Training helped me to stay on track with my workout goals and introduced me to a wonderful community of people. The conference-call workouts kept me accountable and more likely to show up for myself and others. And the guidance from Brian was so...
After the orientation session for the Hapalua Half-marathon training for racer athletes, Maiju wrote the following email: That was a good session this evening. I always learn something from your talks. They have led me to a greater understanding of the 'science'...
During the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, I put on unwanted weight and my health deteriorated. So I joined BC Endurance Trainings to improve my health and fitness. During the 12-week training program, I lost a good deal of weight and I could jog continuously...
Running shoes wear out and compress much more quickly than street shoes. Often the uppers can look brand new, but the compression is hidden in the mid-sole. Even minor wear and compression can cause significant injury. You know you’re injured when you develop a...
How to Buy Shoes. People always ask me what shoes they should buy. What they should ask is how should I go about buying shoes? Go to a reputable running shoe store. Take your old shoes with you. Knowledgeable sales people will start with your feet and your old...
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Click the "Get Started" button and tell us about your fitness goals and interests. You will be added to our user list with access to the BC Endurance members-only website.