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The Truth About Strength Training

One of the more common misconceptions when it comes to getting into shape is that strength training is somehow going to be detrimental to your health and that you ought to steer clear of it all together. The term “strength training” is just another term for resistance training, lifting weights, or weight training. It is […]

How to Afford a Training Gym Membership

Think you can’t afford to train at a “training gym”? We often like to put things into perspective when this comes up. We get it, training gyms like CTS are not for everyone and I also realize it’s an investment, a very good one at that though. We are not the cheapest option and unfortunately […]

The Best Time to Work Out

Is there an ideal time to work out? It depends on the person, but in reality what matters most is that you’re moving and getting the important stuff done. When we hear “I can’t work out because I’m not a morning person”, what we really hear is “I can’t work out because I don’t want […]

How to Find Time to Work Out

One of the biggest objections we get when speaking to new, current, or past clients is that TIME was the limiting factor for them when it came to being an obstacle to reach their goals. Often times we hear reasons such as… “I don’t have enough time in the day”… Or “I’m not a morning […]

3 Tips to Making Healthy Habits a Lifestyle

3 Tips to Make Healthy Habits a Lifestyle By: Coach Jeff Hermann It’s so easy to get motivated to change your life and do a complete 180 with your health. What isn’t easy is actually DOING it. We all know that this time of the New Year is when gyms will be packed with people […]

Waking Up to a Better Workout

Written by: Coach Jeff Hermann, USAW Lead Strength Coach If there is one thing I can’t stress the importance of enough, It is sleep. Good old fashioned snoozing is the single most important aspect to recovery and healthy bodily function in general. Making sure you are getting adequate sleep every night can have dramatic effects […]

The Importance of Proper Rest Between Exercises

Hey guys! Coach Jeff here to tell you a little bit about the benefits of proper rest times between exercises during your workouts. We are going to be going over the fine balance between not enough rest, and too much. Ensuring that your rest time is adequate can completely change the way the exercise affects […]

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 […]

How to Improve your Ankle Mobility

By: Jeff Hermann, Lead Strength Coach, CTS Strength & Conditioning One of the most frustrating things for an athlete or fitness enthusiast to deal with during an exercise, is lack of balance and stability. I mean seriously, how can I expect to get the most out of my squats if I feel like I’m walking […]