Posts By: CTS

5 Things You Need to Fix to Go Faster!

  I hate wasting energy and it bothers me to no end to see athletes do things that are self-defeating. You spend so much precious time and effort developing fitness and building your capacity to produce power, and then you waste that fitness through poor decision making on the bike. To go faster you need…

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Press Release: Knight Composites and CTS Form Performance Partnership

Knight Composites proudly offers a competitive edge for CTS Athletes Knight Composites is starting to get a reputation for attracting the attention of athletes looking for a competitive edge, and their latest partnership with CTS’ Global Athlete Perks Program is no exception. Knight Founder and CEO, Beverly Lucas and Chris Carmichael, Founder and CEO of…

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Meet the New Coaches Joining CTS in 2016

We are excited to announce the expansion of the CTS Coaching Staff by welcoming seven new highly-qualified coaches in 2016! As our athlete base grows we want to maintain an ideal athlete-to-coach ratio so we continue to offer CTS Athletes industry-leading customer service and coaching quality. Our new coaches not only have National Governing Body certifications…

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Do Altitude Training Masks Work for Endurance Athletes?

  By now you have no doubt seen bros running around, lifting weights, or even riding around at sea level or moderate elevations with altitude training masks. The idea is to simulate the hypoxic condition of exercising at altitude (about 5,000 feet above sea level and higher). With some products, there’s also a component of…

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Three Nutrition Mistakes That Kill Performance

By CTS Coaching Staff We spend a lot of time counseling athletes on their nutrition choices during training and competition, especially as part of the “Race Day Nutrition Planning” service offered by CTS. After doing several hundred of these planning sessions with athletes, common threads have emerged. Some of the most common nutrition mistakes we see…

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Snowpocalypse Indoor Cycling Training Plan

Make the Most of Two Days Stuck Indoors Roads are closed, thousands of flights have been cancelled, supermarket shelves are devoid of bread, and even professional sporting events put on hold. The Snowpocalypse has gripped the East Coast of the United States and it looks like millions of Americans are going to be spending the…

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16 Ways to Boost Performance in 2016

  It’s January 16, 2016, let’s talk about the 16 things you can do this year to be faster, stronger, and more fit than you have ever been! And don’t tell me that you’re a year older and therefore you’ll have to accept being slower and less fit. CTS Athlete Frederic Schmid just won another US…

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6 Goal Setting Failures That Will Ruin Your Season

You would think that setting goals would be one of the simpler components of being an athlete. What do you want to do? What do you want to accomplish? What lights that fire in your belly? But the truth is that many athletes are much better at stepping through a long series of workouts than…

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