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Workout and Tips for Better Pace Line Performance

  A few days ago the US National Cycling Team women, including CTS Athlete Lauren Komanski, won the team time trial at the Tour of New Zealand! The team time trial has always been a special event in cycling, and it is increasing in popularity now that there is a professional World Championship event in…

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CTS Expands with First International Training Center in Mexico City, Mexico

For Immediate Release For more information, contact: CTS Expands with First International Training Center in Mexico City, Mexico More international centers planned (Versión en español abajo) (Colorado Springs, CO – Feb 19, 2015) – CTS today announced the opening of their newest training center in Mexico City, Mexico. The coaching company’s first training center outside…

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5 Things Athlete Need to Know About New Cholesterol Guidelines

  The big nutritional news this week was that in the coming weeks the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a panel of experts who provide scientific justification for the US Government’s “Dietary Guidelines”, is expected to largely reverse the long-standing recommendations to limit the intake of dietary cholesterol. We studied the available literature so you don’t…

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Special Offer for New England Cyclists

  New Englanders won the Super Bowl but got the crap kicked out them by Mother Nature. To help our fellow cyclists in New England who have been hammered by repeated, record-breaking snow storms in recent weeks, we’re offering $500 OFF the following Spring Training Camps for residents of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire,…

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Posted: February 11, 2015

Author: CTS

Categories: Uncategorized

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Winning?

  By Jim Rutberg, CTS Pro Coach and co-author of “The Time-Crunched Cyclist” Anytime you see a group of athletes lined up at a starting line it’s important to realize that large percentage of them have already lost the race. It has nothing to do with their fitness or nutrition, but rather what’s going on…

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Posted: February 10, 2015

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

CTS and Boom Nutrition Announce New Partnership

For Immediate Release For more information, contact  CTS and Boom Nutrition Announce New Partnership Boom Nutrition to be Official Energy Gel of CTS (Colorado Springs, CO – Feb 11, 2015) – In a joint statement today, CTS and Boom Nutrition® announced a new partnership beginning immediately.  Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Boom Nutrition’s…

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Weekend Reading: Paris-Roubaix 1988 – The Greatest Race Everyone Forgot About

  The professional cycling season is just getting started and riders are putting in the miles and early-season performances they hope will bring about the form necessary to win some of the most prestigious races on the calendar: Milan-San Remo, the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix and the other Spring Classics. I had a love-hate relationship…

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5 Tips For Your Best Multi-Day Cycling Tour, Race, or Training Camp

  Right now many of the domestic pro teams are having their early-season training camps and CTS is gearing up for our week-long Spring Training Camps. Before you know it, long events like the Belgium Race Experience (10 days), the Amgen Tour of California Race Experience (8 days), and mountain bike stage races like the…

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Weekend Reading: The 2015 CTS Super Bowl Trainer Workout!

  For the second year in a row, the Super Bowl and UCI Cyclocross World Championships fall on the same weekend! The race at ‘Cross Worlds I’m most excited about is the Elite Women’s race today. CTS Athlete Katerina Nash is racing in her hometown and she’s been getting first- and second-places in World Cups…

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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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