Laura King podcast episode

Laura King: Navigating Pregnancy And Motherhood As An Athlete

About this episode: In this week’s episode, Hillary Allen interviews athlete Laura King about how she kept her identity as an athlete during pregnancy and now in motherhood. Episode Highlights: How to balance pregnancy and motherhood with your athletic identity Giving yourself permission to meet your own needs Disproving myths around athletes and pregnancy Guest …

Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller: “Why, Reggie, Why?”

By Reggie Miller, NBA Hall of Fame, MTB Racer, CTS Contributing Editor I get asked this question all the time on my rides or at my races, “Why do you push yourself on the bike, you could have easily just been a weekend warrior cyclist after your basketball career?” Perhaps they’re right. I played competitive …

Basic Endurance Training Principles With Coach Adam Pulford

About This Episode: In this week’s episode, Coach Adam Pulford takes us through the basic training principles you should be using to guide the structure of your training plan.  Episode Highlights: The 6 basic training principles  Fitness vs. performance The different periodization models The single most important part of recovery Resources mentioned in the show: …

Allen Lim dehydration podcast

Dr. Allen Lim: Effects Of Dehydration On Your Athletic Performance

About this episode: In this week’s episode, Hillary Allen interviews exercise physiologist Dr. Allen Lim. They discuss the inner workings of how you lose sodium during exercise, why dehydration is so different for every athlete, and how it affects your performance. Episode Highlights: Sodium loss is partially genetic Sodium intake should drive thirst Where water …

Dr. Emily Carr: Why See A Physical Therapist Even If You’re Healthy?

About This Episode: In this week’s episode, Hillary Allen interviews Emily Carr, Doctor of Physical Therapy. Dr. Carr discusses the need for runners to implement strength training and talks about the common injuries she sees in runners. She stresses the importance of seeing a physical therapist even when you’re not injured to uncover the nuances …

Levi Younger podcast

Levi Younger: A Holistic Approach to Injury Recovery

About This Episode: In this week’s episode, Hillary Allen interviews Levi Younger,  Rolfer and Somatic Therapist. Levi and Hillary discuss the practice of Rolfing, treating Hillary after a textbook healed injury, components of injury recovery, covering the emotional process of recovering from injury and treating the body as a more holistic system. Episode Highlights: Combining …

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 …

cycling interval training

The Guide To Effective Cycling Interval Training

By CTS Senior Coach Maddison Russell Cycling interval training can be a powerful tool to increase speed, power, and endurance on the bike. Unfortunately, many cyclists view interval training as a complicated and downright scary concept. As a result, they steer clear of interval workouts in their training plan entirely. Often, cyclists assume that interval …

INSCYD Sebastian Weber product lead

Sebastian Weber: Gaining Detailed Insights Into Athletes’ Physiology

About this episode: In this week’s episode, coach Adam talks with sports scientist Sebastian Weber, who has worked in professional cycling for more than 10 years, about the software many WorldTour cycling teams are using with their athletes to get a more holistic view of their physiology and drive the focus of their training. Guest …