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 …

athlete for life

How To Be An Athlete For The Rest Of Your Life

By Mara Abbott, Olympian and CTS Contributing Editor “Most of what I do, I don’t consider to be a ‘workout’, but more like the fun of the day,” my dad told me last week as we discussed his post-retirement athletic adventures. As an incurably goal-oriented competitor, and also his daughter, this carefree quip was both …