Tagged: training tips

Weekend Reading: The Key to being Extraordinary

By Chris Carmichael We’re in the heart of the Classics Season. Fabian Cancellara won the Tour of Flanders last weekend with a huge display of strength on the final ascent of the Oude Kwaremont and tomorrow is the ultimate cobbled classic: Paris-Roubaix. As sports fans we’re accustomed to witnessing extraordinary performances across the entire spectrum…

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Weekend Reading: 4 Ways to Win by Being a Smarter Athlete

By Chris Carmichael The end of March is a great time of year for endurance athletes. There’s so much enthusiasm in the air, so many incredible goals being set, and so many early-season triumphs to cheer about. For coaches, this is the time when we get to talk about race tactics and strategies, in addition…

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Clearing Common Sports Nutrition Hurdles

By Ryan Kohler, CTS Coach and Sports Nutritionist I spend a lot of my 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…

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Tips to Having a Safe and Successful Charity Ride Experience

By Chris Carmichael I’ve talked to thousands of cyclists before they’ve embarked on challenging journeys, and in addition to questions about training, nutrition, and pacing, the subject of safety always comes up. And it should, because with thousands of cyclists on the roads together, riding safely is everyone’s responsibility. Despite the importance of rider safety,…

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