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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Alison Tetrick: Sports aren’t life. They are FOR life.

Long-time CTS Athlete Alison Tetrick will be contributing posts to the Trainright Blog, telling stories and sharing lessons learned during her career racing at the highest levels of road and gravel cycling. In addition to consulting for many outdoor brands, Alison has launched AMT Bandanas, a line of one-of-a-kind bandanas that bring to life why …

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Scott Mercier: How to Go From Beginner to Olympian in 3 Years

By Scott Mercier, US Olympian, Retired pro cyclist Scott Mercier competed in the 1992 Olympic Games for Team USA and raced professionally for the Saturn, US Postal Service, and Navigators cycling teams. He will be contributing a monthly column for CTS, featuring stories from his cycling career and the triumphs and challenges of staying fit …