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The Pep Talk You Need Right Now

  Recently I’ve had the opportunity to ride and talk with a number of athletes who aren’t performing at the level they would like to be. Their stories were all a bit different but boiled down to life getting out of balance, eating and drinking habits changing for the worse, and exercising less. There is…

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Keys for Crushing Multi-Day Cycling Tours and Amateur Stage Races

  Challenging multi-day cycling events (as opposed to ‘wine-and-cheese’ cycling sightseeing tours) are one of the fast-growing categories of cycling for amateurs. Some are competitive; others (like the Tour of California Race Experience) are not, but most feature big mileage, lots of climbing, and incredible camaraderie. One of the most popular event series is coming…

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GQ-6 RĒKÜVR NITE TIME™ Named Official Sleep Aid Supplement of CTS

  (March 8, 2017 – Colorado Springs, CO) – CTS today announces a multiyear endorsement partnership with GQ-6 specifically around GQ-6’s RĒKÜVR NITE TIME™ sleep aid supplement. RĒKÜVR NITE TIME™ is the Official Sleep Aid Supplement of CTS, because a good night’s sleep is crucial for optimizing recovery for endurance athletes. “Amateur and professional athletes…

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How To Keep the Weight Off This Fall

I know cyclists who have summer and winter kits, not because one is warmer but because they fit into a medium jersey in the summer and need a large from October through March. Rather than reaching for the bigger jersey, here are proven steps I use to keep athletes from gaining too much weight in…

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Press Release: CTS Announces New Training Center in Pisgah Forest, NC

Leading Endurance Coaching Company CTS Announces New Training Center in Pisgah Forest, NC For Immediate Release For more information, please contact Colin Izzard at 828-378-0152; cizzard@trainright.com. (Pisgah Forest, NC – March 16, 2016) CTS, a leader in the professional endurance coaching industry, today announced the opening of a new training center in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina….

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What’s Really Going on With The 2016 USA Pro Challenge

  Shortly after the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Richmond, Virginia, I had lunch with Shawn Hunter, CEO of the USA Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado. Only a few weeks earlier the USA Pro Challenge had announced that the Schaden family was stepping down as the backers of the USA Pro Challenge and…

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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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Weekend Reading: The Best of Everything From 2014

As we get ready to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of CTS in 2015, I want to take the opportunity to look back over 2014 and call out some of the most memorable moments of the year. It was a year that included highs and lows, as every year does, but thankfully there were many more…

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Weekend Reading: Side Effects May Include…

For the first time since the inception of the CTS Endurance Bucket List in 2010, I failed to reach the finish line of an event. Thirty of the 32 CTS Athletes who traveled to Costa Rica for La Ruta de los Conquistadores completed the race – a finisher rate of 94%, compared to the race’s…

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