3 Tips for Better Front Squats [Train Smart Wednesday]

3 Tips for Better Front Squats By: Jeff Hermann, CTS Strength & Conditioning Do you ever feel like front squats may possibly be the most uncomfortable exercise around? If you do, chances are there a few minor fixes that could seriously improve your positioning and results. The topics I will be covering in this article […]

Listen to Your Body and Why it’s Important [Train Smart Wednesday]

What’s up everybody?! Welcome back to another installment of “Train Smart Wednesday” with coach Jeff Hermann! In today’s video, Jeff discusses the importance of listening to your body and why you can’t expect to hit personal records every single day. [youtube]http://youtu.be/ZcWPT2T2mAQ[/youtube] If you are training hard enough, eventually you’re going to feel tired, sluggish, or […]

When Do I Get Started? How About Now! [Motivation Monday]

Hi there! Welcome back to our latest “Motivation Monday” video with CTS Owner and Coach John Cortese! Many people often have big dreams, goals, and aspirations which is GREAT… But the limiting factor holding them back is actually taking action and just simply getting started! [youtube]http://youtu.be/_pCw2xMqaDk[/youtube] You might ask yourself questions like.. “When do I […]

Healthy Dessert Recipe – Almond Butter Bark [Eat Clean Friday]

Hi there, Hope your week was great and I hope that you’re ready for another great installment of “Eat Clean Friday”! In today’s post, Rikki Cortese shows you an AWESOME and great tasting recipe that practically anyone can make at home with only a few simple ingredients! The better part? It takes minimal prep time […]

Improve Your Knee Pain with these 2 Simple Stretches [Train Smart Wednesday]

Time for another installment of Train Smart Wednesday at CTS! In today’s video, Coach Jeff Hermann shows you two different movements you can use right away to help alleviate knee pain, especially associated with overuse injuries such as patellar tendonitis often associated with squatting movements, tight quadriceps muscles, etc.  [youtube]http://youtu.be/WsewYhw1Qck[/youtube] Using a foam roller on […]

How to Make Your Protein Shakes Taste Better [Eat Clean Friday]

Hey guys, Welcome to our first installment of “Eat Clean Friday”! Rikki Cortese of CTS Strength & Conditioning shows you an easy way to make your protein shakes taste better AND saves you the hassle of wasting old bananas! [youtube]http://youtu.be/nsB-Qjb5QQk[/youtube] (Hint: Freeze them before they go bad!) Give this recipe a shot and let us […]