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Will We Ever Stop Arguing About Red Meat?

By Chris Carmichael Founder & Head Coach of CTS If you have even a tangential interest in nutrition news, you have undoubtedly seen recent headlines proclaiming there are no health risks to eating red meat after all. This, of course, represents a dramatic reversal of decades of nutritional guidance aimed at reducing consumption of red …

Why You Need to Watch Road World Championships This Weekend

  By Chris Carmichael Founder & Head Coach of CTS Cycling’s Road World Championships have always held a special significance for me, perhaps because racing the Junior World Championships in 1978 was a big moment in my development as a young rider. This week, Road Worlds have created some great storylines, and perhaps even bigger …

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How Middle-Aged Athletes Can Add 5 Years to Their Lives

  Middle-aged athletes – men and women – are used to facing criticism or skepticism from our sedentary peers. It’s a midlife crisis, vanity, an attempt to recapture our youth, a way of denying that we’re getting older, and the list goes on. What they fail to understand is that we don’t train to hold …

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Will Cryotherapy Improve Recovery for Cyclists?

By Chris Carmichael Founder and Head Coach of CTS Does standing in a supercooled environment for 2-3 minutes provide meaningful recovery benefits for cyclists? Whole body cryotherapy (WBC) is a recovery modality some athletes and cycling teams have added to their post-workout routines, but does it work? How Cryotherapy Works To experience WBC you need …