older athlete heat

Masters Athletes Hurt More by Heat Stress. Here’s What Aging Athletes Can Do About It.

  By Chris Carmichael, CEO/Head Coach of CTS Maintaining body temperature within a narrow range (97-99 degrees Fahrenheit) is not an easy feat for humans, particularly when you consider all the things that can push body temperature up or down, including air temperature, humidity, clothing layers, medications, dehydration, body size, and exertion. We also have …

ride better on climbs

Top 10 Ways to Feel Better and Ride Better on Climbs

By Chris Carmichael, Founder and Head Coach of CTS Over the years my coaches and I have written countless cycling workouts designed to increase riders’ fitness and power output for riding uphill faster. If you’re reading this blog you have probably done some of them, or something similar. But there’s a difference between being powerful …