overtraining

Overtraining: 10 Warning Signs and How to Fix It

  By Chris Carmichael CEO/Head Coach of CTS Cyclists and other endurance athletes are a stoic bunch. Unfortunately, your ability and willingness to absorb hours of training, strenuous workouts, and the fatigue that comes with them can make endurance athletes less likely to recognize (and slower to accept) the signs of overtraining. Here’s what you …

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Entrepreneurs: These Habits Are Hurting Your Training

By Chris Carmichael CEO/Head Coach of CTS Entrepreneurs are a different breed. They’re the risk takers and visionaries, the people who create opportunities by finding ways to fulfill needs unmet by current products or services. They’re driven and ambitious, often willing to work hard for little or no instant gratification, yet confident in the long-term …

stretching for cyclists

Top 5 Post-Ride Stretches for Cyclists

  By Chris Carmichael CEO/Head Coach of CTS I always try to reduce the number of components or tasks in a cyclist’s workouts. I’d rather you do a few things very well than a bunch of things not so well. This means I keep warm ups simple, prescribe easy-to-execute (but sometimes very strenuous) interval sets, …