5 Great No-Equipment Strength Exercises for Cyclists, Triathletes, and Runners

  For time-crunched athletes who have limited time to train, going to a gym just doesn’t fit into the schedule. Similarly, many endurance athletes don’t really want to purchase and gather all the necessary equipment to perform strength training exercises at home. As I’ve explained in previous posts, however, strength training is an important component for building and maintaining overall …

Why Cyclists, Runners, and Triathletes Need to be Planking in December

  December is Feats of Strength Month at CTS! Each December, my coaches, employees, and I have a friendly competition around a particular strength training exercise. This year we’re having a plank contest, and we want you to participate as well! The rules are simple: accumulate as much time in the plank position as you can during the month of …

Weekend Reading: Chris Carmichael’s 10-Exercise Core Training Workout

**Scroll Down for video and text descriptions of the Core Workout I’m Doing This Week!** As I travel around the country to training camps and events, I get a lot of questions about core strength and stability training. People want to know what role core training should have in a cyclist or triathlete’s program, and more specifically what I do …