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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 […]

3 Steps to Learning the Kettlebell Swing [Train Smart Wednesday]

Good morning! Hope your week is going great and you’re accomplishing everything you set out to get done so far! You know, one of the main reasons why so many of our adult fitness clients and athletes are getting such great results is by picking and choosing exercises that deliver the most “bang for your […]

Battle Rope Training for Conditioning

We like to utilize battle rope training into many of our athlete’s training programs, as the ropes provide minimal impact to the joints while getting the heart rate up and sparing the legs from additional running or impact, if for whatever reason due to injury they cannot perform sled drags, prowler sprints, etc. [youtube]http://youtu.be/f_mTRJwHU8c[/youtube]  These […]

The “Hard Work Pays Off” Mentality

I‘m sure we’ve all been told this before at least once in our lives. “Work hard and you will achieve what you’ve set out to do!” Is it really that simple though? I think it is, and I’ll tell you why. In order to REALLY achieve a LARGE goal that you have, you have to […]