Posts By: CTS

How to Build Your Own DIY Ultrarunning Training Camp

By Jason Koop, CTS Coach and author of “Training Essentials for Ultrarunning” Since the release of “Training Essentials for Ultrarunning” I have had the privilege to attend several book signings and appear on several podcasts, and one of the most frequently asked questions is: “What is the best thing an ultrarunner with limited training time…

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6 Things You Need To Do To Ride Strong This Fall

  As often happens in business, the best part about running CTS has turned out to be different than I originally anticipated. In the beginning I was focused on bringing world-class coaching to athletes of all abilities. It was all about performance. What I didn’t anticipate was that I would meet and build relationships with…

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Cyclocross Training for The Time-Crunched Cyclist

  Of all the disciplines within cycling, cyclocross is one exceptionally well suited to time-crunched athletes. The events are intense but short, and the season is relatively short as well. This means a Time-Crunched Athlete can use the principles described in “The Time-Crunched Cyclist, 3rd Edition” to create race-winning fitness for the upcoming ‘cross season! The…

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Death to America: Why Athletes Should Care About Obesity Rates

  The 14th Annual State of Obesity Report contains a mixture of good and bad news in the nationwide battle against obesity. The report, a project of the Trust for American Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, indicates the rate of increase in adult obesity rates is slowing, but still rising nonetheless. Overall, the…

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Train Your Brain for Championship Success in Endurance Sports

  Earlier this week we published a blog that featured a post-race letter from an ultrarunner who finally finished the Leadville 100 Run on his eighth attempt. A few days later I received the following email from a long-time CTS Athlete, Fred Rica, from New Jersey. I’ve included the email below, with Fred’s permission, because…

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Chef Jeff Mahin’s Kale Kimchi Avocado Toast with Eggs

  Jeff Mahin is Chef/Partner of Stella Barra Pizzeria, Summer House Santa Monica, M Street Kitchen and Do-Rite Donuts. He is also a strong and avid cyclist and ambassador for Chef’s Cycle, a fundraising endurance event featuring award-winning chefs fighting childhood hunger outside the kitchen. Jeff and over 100 other chefs from around the country…

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