Posts By: CTS

FAQs About Adapting to Training and Competing in Hot Weather

By Jim Rutberg, CTS Pro Coach/Co-author “The Time-Crunched Cyclist” The extreme temperatures have been a major story at the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, especially because many of the pros in the race came to the race from areas that experienced cool to cold weather this Spring. The techniques for staying cool on a hot…

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4 Keys to Effective Training in Hot Weather

By Chris Carmichael In 40-plus years of cycling, I’ve never experienced heat like I did climbing through the Pyrenees mountains when I rode with team 7-Eleven in the 1986 Tour de France… or the first three stages of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California. There’s not a spot of shade anywhere, the narrow canyons offer…

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Weekend Reading: Knowing When Enough is Enough

Last week's blog about saving your season from a lingering winter definitely struck a chord, but this blog reaches athletes across a lot of latitudes, so for some athletes Spring has been in full swing for some time. As we head into May, recovery is one of the topics everyone really needs to think about….

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Press Release: CTS Announces Club and Team Coaching Packages

For Immediate Release CTS Announces Club/Team Coaching Package (April 17, 2013 – Colorado Springs, CO) – In response to the needs and requests of endurance athletes, Carmichael Training Systems today announced a new addition to its service offerings: CTS Club/Team Coaching By taking advantage of video conferencing and online coaching software, CTS has developed a…

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