How to build Speed and Power for Baseball and Softball

Baseball and softball are two of the most competitive sports that young athletes participate in when it comes to the middle school and high school sports training world. There are tons of different leagues, travel teams, coaches, organizations, scouts, tournaments, national tournaments, and more that make up the baseball and softball scene. Now, with that […]

Happy 4th Birthday CTS!

4 years ago today – October 1st, 2010 – the first official day CTS opened the doors to our little 1100 sq foot warehouse as a 1-man show with hardly any equipment, no paint on the walls, and a simple desire to help as many athletes as we could. Fast forward 4 years later, 1460 […]

No Bake Chocolate Protein Balls [Eat Clean Friday]

Hey everyone! Welcome back to “Eat Clean” Friday! Today’s recipe comes from Rikki and was originally posted on TheHealthyHappyGirl.com These are so good, you may eat them all in one sitting!! Give these a shot and let us know what you thought! Chocolate “No Bake” Protein Balls Yields: 10-12 Protein Balls Prep Time: 10 min […]

CTS Athlete of the Month (June 2014) – Dom Good

Our CTS June 2014 Athlete of the Month award goes to Northern Arizona University football player Dom Good! Dom trained with us all Summer 4x/week and saw great results!! Can’t wait to see how the season goes for him!! Amazing work ethic and positive attitude will take him very far in school, sports, and life! […]

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 […]