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The Importance of a Proper Warm-Up for Workouts

If you are serious about your training and your longevity in your sport, every training session should ALWAYS begin with a thorough warm-up. This is often considered a “boring” part of the workout – foam rolling, stretching, and performing dynamic movements through full range of motion often gets neglected and not taken very seriously because […]

The Truth About Speed Training for Young Athletes

The Truth About Speed Training for Young Athletes is quite simple, really! You see, my coaches and I have worked with hundreds¬† of different athletes from all sports, backgrounds, and ages. One of the top goals of every athlete that comes to train with us is to improve their sprinting speed and/or agility and quickness. […]

CTS Strength & Conditioning at 2013 PWA Junior and Senior Championships

Hey guys, Check out this video of team CTS Strength & Conditioning at the 2013 PWA Junior and Senior weightlifting championships in San Francisco, CA! Every one of our junior athletes (20U) took home at least one medal AND hit new personal records!! Nice work guys!!! [youtube]http://youtu.be/t-kp9kLRqjk[/youtube] Enjoy! – John Cortese, USAW, CSCS

CTS Strength & Conditioning at PWA Record Breakers 2012

Hey guys! Check out this video of our first competition as an official USA Weightlifting club, team CTS Strength & Conditioning! These athletes compete in other sports as well, but they are GREAT weightlifters too! Enjoy! [youtube]http://youtu.be/OTbMVVNlbAs[/youtube] – John Cortese, USAW, CSCS

Deadlifts for Full Body Strength and Power

A little compilation/highlight video of a few of our athletes working one of our core lifts and its’ variation, the Deadlift! Not much to say about it that already has been mentioned, but it pretty much kicks major a*s!! Do these with proper technique with consistency and you will build full body strength that no […]