Lisa Bourne: Tulsa Tough and a History Lesson

By Lisa Bourne, CTS Contributing Editor & Senior Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Social Impact at Zwift As a Black cyclist, when I realized that both Legion of LA, the first and only Black owned cycling team, and Ayesha McGowan, our first Black female pro cyclist, were going to be racing in Tulsa on the 100th …

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Heat and Athletes: The Science of Performance and Safety when it gets Hot

By Corrine Malcolm CTS Coach and Exercise Physiologist Human beings are inherently inefficient. Only a fraction of the work athletes do ends up propelling them down the road, up the mountain or through the water. The rest just of that work generates heat, which has to go somewhere. Normally, the body is reasonably good at …

sugar addiction

Dispelling the Dangerous Myth of ‘Sugar Addiction’

By Jason Koop, Head Coach of CTS Ultrarunning For the last several weeks, I have been running into more and more content that either alludes to, or outright says, that sugar and sports nutrition products are addictive. Lay articles, influencers on social media, and nutrition company marketing departments alike have been routinely sounding these alarms, …