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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-02

Another National Championship for CTS athlete @moniquepua of @TEAMSHOAIR for 2011!! On her victory lap now at 24-hr national championships! # RT @Coach_AP: Morning magic for @moniquepua: back to 75min lap times, now 3 laps up on reigning 24 hr natl champ; gonna be a good Sunday. # And CTS Staffer Noemi Estella is 2nd…

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Posted: October 2, 2011

Author: CTS

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Ironman Training: Don’t let hydration crisis derail your Ironman

By Chris Carmichael Coming into a major event like an Ironman triathlon, you have likely left very little to chance. Your hydration and nutrition strategy has been tested in training, your equipment has been scrutinized for optimal fit and comfort, and you’ve been focused on your training for many months. That level of preparation maximizes…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-25

RT @CTSCoachLindsay Congrats to CTS Athlete Kelley Cullen on her 4th place finish today @XTERRAoffroad US Championships! # RT CTS Coach @cizzard Congrats to CTS athlete Neko Mulally of Trek World Racing on 2nd place at Pro DS Nationals! twitpic.com/6q3diu # RT CTS coach @jimlehman: First round of USGP goes to CTS athlete @ryantrebon! #…

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Posted: September 25, 2011

Author: CTS

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7.3 things I learned from my first 70.3

  7.3 Things I Learned From My First 70.3 by Malia Crouse-Mullen Sunday, September 11th was my first half ironman distance triathlon in Aurora, Colorado at the 11th Annual Harvest Moon.  If you had told me last year that I would be racing a 70.3 (as they’re commonly referred to in triathlete circles), I would…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-18

Congrats to Liz Koop, CTS Coaching Director Jason Koop's wife, on winning the first 100-mile ultramarathon she ever entered! #p2p100 # RT CTS coach @jasonkoop: 100+ miles later… Tired but happy #p2p100 1st place woman! So proud of my awesome wife! http://t.co/UONdc6Ct # RT CTS Coach @jasonkoop: So proud of my wife Liz. First female…

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Posted: September 18, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Team Trainright Blog: Harvest Moon 70.3 Recap – No Man’s Land by Bill Plock

By Team Trainright's Bill Plock I found myself in a strange place on my run the other day at the Harvest Moon Triathlon. A place where I could've slowed down and not hurt so much. A place where going slower wouldn't have had any bearing on the final standings in my age group. But, it…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-11

Coach Koop is at it again RT @jasonkoop: 2012 Hardrock 100 application is in the mail. Hope the lottery gods keep shining on me. # RT @CTS_CoachRenee at USA Field Hockey training camp: Studying the physiological demands of field hockey. http://t.co/2CNM4by # RT CTS @Coach_AP: Bikes built, food in, time for some Zzzz's. Tomorrow: go…

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Posted: September 11, 2011

Author: CTS

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Team Trainright Blog: Fun Times on the Track by Bill Plock

By Bill Plock Author, runner, physician and philosopher George Sheehan, who wrote the New York Times best seller "Running & Being: The Total Experience" once said, "when I run, I am an old man. When I cycle, I'm a kid again."  With all due respect to the late Dr. Sheehan, I think the line should…

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Video: The Evolution of the Powermeter

Check out this new video of Chris Carmichael and SRM’s Daniel Gillespie talking about the evolution of the Powermeter. Part of the Nissan Innovations for Endurance. Click Here for Video

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Posted: September 5, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Video

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-04

Awesome ride in Crested Butte today! Thanks @TrekBikes, @smith_optics, @GUEnergyLabs, @panachecycle, @lazerhelmets! http://t.co/b187f6d # From CTS Athlete @kalan_beisel: You know you did a solid V02 workout, when all you taste is blood when your finished. # Want a PowerTap? Sign up for Premium Coaching, get screaming deal on limited number of gently used wireless… http://t.co/393c1ME…

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Posted: September 4, 2011

Author: CTS

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