• ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • USA Triathlon level 1 coach
  • TRX Certified
  • Training Peaks Level 2 coach
  • NAUI Certified Dive instructor #13220
  • PN Nutrition Level 1 Health Coach

Mark Rago, Personal Trainer & Fitness Coach

I have extensive experience as a multi-sport athlete. I have completed intense endurance races such as the Leadville 100 MTB race, Breck Epic, and La Ruta de conquistadors in Costa Rica., marathons, half-marathons, triathlon races of various lengths including the Half Ironman (70.3) distance. From my broad experience in swimming, biking, and running, I know what it takes to get an athlete to the finish line successfully. I utilize a web-based program to build out a weekly program that gets emailed to you directly.


I am a USA level 1 Triathlon certified coach with additional certifications with ACE and NASM in personal training. I also have an MBA from USD. I currently work with athletes both remotely and locally. I enjoy teaching and coaching first-timers getting ready for there the first triathlon to running there first 1/2 marathon. I also work with athletes getting ready for 70.3, and big mountain bike events such as Leadville or the Breck Epic.I have participated in multiple 70.3 and finished Leadville in 10:35 along with some other tough MTB events such as the Breck 100 and La Ruta in Costa Rica. I currently work as a personal trainer for one of the best gyms in the country San Diego Fitness. My philosophy is pretty simple: have fun, work hard, and follow the programs and you will have success. I additionally do volunteer work with Challenged athletes and Cycling Camp San Diego.
Overall the goal is to compete and have fun.


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Experienced and proven coach that focuses on Cycling, Triathlons, Running, MTB, Skiing, and Strength and flexibility. I offer monthly programs for the areas of cycling, triathlons, MTB, Skiing, and ways to improve your results from online coaching programs to that you are customized based on your particular needs and events you are doing.
I like to work with a wide variety of athletes that come from all different backgrounds

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