Approach Sport and Life As Kobe Bryant Did

By Jason Koop, Head Coach of CTS Ultrarunning I had an article all penned out for this week’s blog. It was something about what to do when you get a cold, which is raging rampantly though the running world. That was quickly put on the back burner when I learned early Sunday morning about the …

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Can Women Outperform Men in Ultramarathons?

  By Jason Koop, Head Coach of CTS Ultrarunning In December, a rather provocative e-mail came through my imbox and perked my interest. The kind of e-mail that makes your eyes bulge like saucers, sweat a bit under your collar and feel guilty for having read the contents within. I’m pretty sure my heart rate …

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Should You Become a Plant-Based Athlete?

By Jason Koop, Head Coach of CTS Ultrarunning Every year around this time, athletes take a look at their previous training and start to scheme on better ways to improve their performance.  Some will point to doing more miles (to which I will say train smarter, not harder), others to equipment (Nike Vaporflys, anyone?), and …