Posts By: CTS

What Athletes Need To Do To Avoid Getting Sick

  As a coach, one of the most stressful parts of a major competition is keeping the athletes healthy on the way to the venue. Ironically, when athletes push themselves to the point where they’re in peak competitive fitness, they’re also teetering on the edge of coming down with an illness. It doesn’t take much…

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Press Release: CTS Bolsters Leadership Position with New Product Partnerships

For Immediate Release For more information: Contact  CTS Bolsters Leadership Position with New Product Partnerships Including Ridley, SRAM, Ritchey, ENVE, Powertap, Wheelbuilder, Ergon, and Zevlin (January 21, Colorado Springs, CO) – As performance coaching and training camps pioneer CTS celebrates its 15th Anniversary in 2015 the company today announced a wide range of new product partnerships….

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Press Release: CTS Partners with Ridley Bikes

  For Immediate Release For more information: Contact  CTS Partners with Ridley Bicycles Partnership includes Coach bikes, Belgium Race Experience, Dealer Opportunities  (January 20, Colorado Springs, CO) – CTS today announced a partnership with Belgian bicycle brand Ridley Bicycles that will see all CTS Coaches riding Ridley bikes for 2015 and beyond. CTS has also…

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Weekend Reading: Should Time-Crunched Athletes Go Long?

  For the past several years I’ve been pretty focused on training for time-crunched athletes, particularly the use of high-intensity, low-volume training for athletes who have fewer than 8-10 hours a week to devote to training. Time-Crunched Athlete training plans, books, and concepts have helped a lot of athletes rediscover their passion for sport (it’s…

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Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Ride Rollers

  By CTS Premier Coach and Kinetic Performance Director Jim Lehman If you’re looking to add a valuable new component to your indoor training, then it’s time to learn how to ride Kinetic Z rollers! Here’s a quick how-to guide to getting started. Why ride rollers? Before learning how to ride rollers, let’s talk about…

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Weekend Reading: The Best of Everything From 2014

As we get ready to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of CTS in 2015, I want to take the opportunity to look back over 2014 and call out some of the most memorable moments of the year. It was a year that included highs and lows, as every year does, but thankfully there were many more…

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News Release: Strava Gears Up with Training Plans for Cyclists, Powered by CTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Michael Oldenburg +1 415.971.4235 oldenburg@strava.com   Strava Gears Up with Training Plans for Cyclists Plans from CTS Help Improve Performance on Strava Segments SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (Jan. 8, 2015) — Strava, the online network connecting the global community of athletes, has introduced training plans for cyclists. Developed by…

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The 3 Best Sub-60 Minute Indoor Cycling Workouts

  By CTS Pro Coach Jim Rutberg Let’s face it; there are times when indoor training is a lot more convenient – and potentially more effective – than riding outdoors. As I’ve moved from being a bike racer with unlimited training time to a working parent and career professional I’ve learned to embrace indoor cycling…

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