Posts By: CTS

7 Keys to Take Your Group Ride from Good to Great

  We’re in the home stretch of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California Race Experience and I am incredibly proud of the athletes and staff we have at this event. The course this year has been difficult. The first five stages were each quite long (100-125 miles) and featured lots of wind, and on Stage…

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Ginger Runner Podcast with CTS Coach Jason Koop

CTS Premier Coach Jason Koop is one of the top coaches in the sport of ultrarunning and whether your goal is to run 10kms or 100 miles, you should watch this Ginger Runner Podcast with Ethan Newberry. Jason provides great training information about structuring workouts, planning a competitive season, getting through your first ultra, and…

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Which is Better: Pedaling More or Pedaling Less?

  If you want to go faster, should you pedal more or pedal less? It may seem like a trick question, but really it’s not. Conventional wisdom would say that pedaling more yields more power and that makes you go faster. But pedaling more also burns more energy, which can leave you without the necessary…

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Climb Any Hill Faster with These 3 Workouts

  We have yet to meet a cyclist or triathlete who doesn’t want to go uphill faster, but not all hills are created equal. Rolling hills aren’t very long but they often come one right after the other and can add up to a surprising amount of elevation gain. Sustained climbs take patience and power,…

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