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Goal Setting: Who to Keep or Kick Out of Your Support System

By Mara Abbott, Olympian, CTS Contributing Editor The pre-tour pundits took note of Simon Yates at this year’s first Giro d’Italia press conference, after the Michelton-Scott rider gave a one-syllable answer when asked who was the number-one favorite at this year’s race: “Me.” Fans immediately lined up, as fans will do, to categorize Yates’ analysis …

The Real Story on Authentic Goals

  By Mara Abbott 2016 Olympian, CTS Athlete, and new CTS Contributing Editor When you commit to your true goals, they will demand hard work and require concessions. They will request that you sometimes give up the certainty you are going to make it through all this in one piece. Your true, authentic goals are …

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5 Key Steps for Creating Effective Goals

The best way to get a great start for 2019 is to set goals that inspire you (and scare you a bit). To help you do that, here are some of the steps I take athletes through when working with them on their goals. Name a Dream Goal you’re passionate about Dream goals define the …

5 Tips for Setting and Achieving Your Fitness Goals

  January brings optimism and new beginnings, especially for athletes looking forward to another exciting year of training and spectacular performances! If you’ve been waiting to set a goal for yourself, now’s the time to do it. Whether this is the year you swing for the fences with an audacious goal or keep it a …