Erin Carson CSCS

Erin Carson is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist based in Boulder, Colorado, where she has been working since 1991. Her keen focus on strength training for endurance athletes, along with their resulting health and performance improvements, has made her one of the most sought-after strength coaches in endurance sports.


Erin’s programs are anchored in science-based fundamentals of mobility and strength training. Her commitment to the most advanced training strategies offered by performance specialists around the world ensures that she’s at the cutting-edge of high performance sport support.


Over the last decade, Erin’s athletes have demonstrated success as Ironman World Champions, 70.3 World Champions, Olympic Medal Winners, World Tour Cycling and Age Group World Champions. Erin currently serves as Strength Coach to reigning 70.3 Champion and Olympic qualifier Taylor Knibb, Ironman Champion Rudy von Berg, and 70.3 World Championship podium finishers, Paula Findlay, Imogen Simmonds, and Emma Pallant-Browne. 


From 1991-2023 Erin was owner/operator of RallySport Health and Fitness Club in Boulder, Colorado. Following the sale of RallySport, Erin was able to shift her focus to her strength coaching program, ECFIT Performance Strength. Erin is also actively engaged in the endurance community as an athlete. She has competed in several 70.3 World Triathlon Championship events and enjoys running and riding on the trails and roads of Boulder.


  • B.S. Kinesiology, University of Colorado

  • Masters Studies-Athletic Administration, University of Nebraska and Tulane University

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 1989

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Corrective Exercise Specialist

  • Titleist Performance Coach L2

  • Foundation Training Instructor Level 2

  • XPT Performance Breath Coach

  • EXOS Performance Coach

Dr. Pat Helma

Dr. Pat Helma has been in clinical practice for over 30 years. He has a Diplomate from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and was named their Sports Chiropractor of the year in 2007. In addition to maintaining a private practice, he has served as physician for the Association of Volleyball Professionals, World Surf Tour, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association as well as 2 local high schools.

Moving from Florida to Boulder, CO, he now works with ECFIT with world class triathletes, endurance athletes, weekend warriors and anyone else wanting to live a better life.

Dr. Helma was introduced to Foundation Training in 2013 and has been teaching classes to his patients ever since. He is now part of Foundation Training’s Core Education Team. He has published several papers on sports injuries and continues to teach postgraduate education.

“I am excited to work with ECFIT and Erin’s Athletes. Foundation Training is the best tool that I have found to keep your body functioning at its peak. Erin’s vast experience as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as her knowledge of Foundation Training combined with my clinical background will keep your body functioning to its full potential. I look forward to helping you explore what your body is capable of through our Foundation Training classes.” – Dr. Pat