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Recipes: Apricot and Toasted Almond Yogurt

  Apricot – Toasted Almond Yogurt This recipe is a great breakfast option because it's quick to make and not too heavy on calories, but it has plenty of protein and a bit of fat to keep you satisfied through the morning. If you don't eat dairy, you can try substituting a non-dairy soy or…

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Posted: June 16, 2012

Author: CTS

Categories: Nutrition

Triathlon Training: Stop Coasting to Shave minutes off your bike split

By Lindsay Hyman, CTS Pro Coach As a coach, it’s my job to find overlooked opportunities and strategies that lead to better results. One such opportunity presented itself as a result of gathering a lot of power data across a wide range of athletes, particularly when I compared an athlete’s power meter files from a…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-10

From CTS Ironman Camp RT @StevenBrandes: CTS IM Lake Placid campers loved the open water races! Practice the way you race! # Weekend Reading: Without confidence, you can't fully take advantage of fitness http://t.co/2l1brk4c # Welcome to CO! RT @hincapiesports: In Crested Butte with @HincapieDevo for @denverpostrtr. Can't wait to get started. http://t.co/tzeGAqfZ # Check…

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Posted: June 10, 2012

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Chris Carmichael Blog: Without confidence, you can’t take full advantage of fitness

CTS Coaches work with athletes in a wide variety of disciplines, and we’ve seen a big increase in the popularity of ultra-distance events. One of the elite athletes we’re working with is Dakota Jones, a young ultra-runner who has been racking up some impressive wins, including the Transvulcania, a 51-mile race on the spine of…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-03

Congrats CTS Athlete Rich Kefer 1st place AG Rock Hall, MD International Tri! Bring on IM Lake Placid! Way to go Rich! # Weekend Reading: Mild winter makes June 2012 a critical month for athletes http://t.co/dTmtAITz # Cool article from our friend Sal Ruibal http://t.co/CGI0mAnT # Highlight and interviews from CTS ATOC Race Experience 2012:…

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Posted: June 3, 2012

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Chris Carmichael Blog: Mild winter makes June 2012 a critical month for athletes

The start of a new month is a great time to look at short-term goals. You have your long-term season goals already and you’re working toward them, but as you rip May off the calendar hanging on your wall, think more specifically about what it is that you want out of the month of June….

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Sports Nutrition: Post-Workout Sweet Potato Hash with Chicken and Poached Eggs

  By Jim Rutberg, CTS Pro Coach For career professionals and working parents, weekends tend to be when we pile on the training hours. If you’re like me, you think about your meal 10 miles into your 60-mile training ride or 30 minutes into your 2-hour training run. By the time you get back to…

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Posted: May 29, 2012

Author: CTS

Categories: Nutrition

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-27

Weekend Reading: 3 lessons from riding nearly 800 miles in 8 days http://t.co/A6pSlYd8 # The coaches at CTS-SYZ are helping Stuart and Vince prep for their upcoming trip to the Tour de France: http://t.co/GKJkwOnq # RT @TeamKatz: When you jump in pool on Fri night, after a long & stressful week, & smash yourself &…

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Posted: May 27, 2012

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Chris Carmichael Blog: What I learned from riding nearly 800 miles in 8 days at the Tour of California Race Experience

If ever there was a good time for a recovery week, this would be it. Last Sunday I finished up the Amgen Tour of California Race Experience, 8 amazing days of riding with an incredible group of athletes and coaches. Every day we managed to make it to the finish line before being caught by…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-20

The CTS #ATOC Race Experience conquered Mt Baldy before the pros! http://t.co/GToiZYXg Check out the video update. One more stage to go! # See just how close some of the fans get during the stages of the Tour of California. http://t.co/rqTbeWwV # RT @TTR_Randy: Thank you @CTSCoachLindsay for coming out for a cold and blustery…

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Posted: May 20, 2012

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

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