INSCYD

How INSCYD Testing Can Unlock Your Athletic Potential

By Chris Carmichael, Founder and Head Coach of CTS Game changing technological advances that truly improve athletic performance are relatively rare. Sure, there are iterative advances in power meters and new features added to apps, but substantive changes don’t happen very often. That’s why athletes should be excited about INSCYD, a training software and athlete …

aging athlete

4 Training Myths for Cyclists 50 and Older

By Chris Carmichael, Founder and Head Coach of CTS I frequently hear senior cyclists repeating training myths that hold them back. And in some cases, it’s not that they are doing something wrong in their training, but that their beliefs about aging have narrowed their vision of what a cyclist over 50 can do. When …

lessons from 2020

Never Forget These 6 Lessons From 2020

By Chris Carmichael, Founder and Head Coach of CTS At the end of the year I often write a ‘best of’ list that includes my best day on the bike, some of the great products I’ve had the opportunity to use, and some of the most meaningful people and experiences from the previous 12 months. …

effective cycling workout

5 Steps to Executing Highly-Effective Cycling Workouts

By Chris Carmichael CEO/Head Coach of CTS Life is complicated, but training should not be. I’ve been coaching for nearly 30 years, and these days I spend less time worrying about the specifics of any particular interval set and more time working with athletes to optimize the execution of training. When athletes stagnate in their …