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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-25

From CTS Athlete @TracyThelen: It would be a nice day for a ride… Except for the foot of snow and chilly temps! Into the garage I go… # What are your ride/run/hike/tri/swim plans for the week between Christmas and New Year's # Ride where it's sunny and warm with CTS Spring Training Camps! And check…

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Posted: December 25, 2011

Author: CTS

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Tips for Boosting the Impact of Your Indoor Triathlon Bike Workouts

By Chris Carmichael I’m writing this article as wind-driven snow pelts the window of my office, reminding me more than ever that this is peak indoor cycling season! I’m a firm believer in utilizing relatively short and hard indoor training sessions, as opposed to mind-numbing endurance sessions staring at the wall or watching the entire…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-18

RT CTS Coach @StevenBrandes: Congrats to CTS Athlete Chris Harris on his rocking 1st place overall finish at his 5k today, 17:30! # Maybe you don't need all 7 pieces of the CTS Pro-Issue Kit, so we also have the 4-piece CTS Essentials Cycling… http://t.co/fERjbLXd # Need a last-minute gift for a cyclist (or yourself)?…

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Posted: December 18, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Chris Carmichael Blog: “What should I be doing now so I’m ready for a Spring Training Camp?”

By Chris Carmichael, One of the biggest questions I get at this time of year is, “What should I be doing in the dead of winter so I’m ready for a Spring Training Camp in February or March?” For many athletes, a CTS Spring Training Camp is the start of the season and they come…

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Triathlon Training: Swimming for the “Offseason” Triathlete

By Natalie Bojko, CTS Senior Coach For most triathletes, swimming is the sport that is first to get cut out when time gets short for training. Since it is the shortest part of a triathlon, triathletes can often justify spending less time in the pool during racing season since they can get more bang for…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-11

Fresh from CTS Trans Andes Camp, RT @thequeenofpain: Missing the Arizona Trail already http://t.co/8JEBZYAj # Buy a new jersey or DVDs this weekend, get FREE UPS Ground Shipping! Valid on US orders $94.99 & up. Code: FREESHIP http://t.co/T7tM41mp # This weekend only: Free UPS Ground Shipping on orders $94.99 and up! US orders only. Use…

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Posted: December 11, 2011

Author: CTS

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-04

Very cool for CTS Coach Renee… // RT @ivanbasso: Want to wish happy Bday @reneeeatman one of my greatest fan in USA. IB # Busy day at the Endurance Sports Club! Morning Computrainer class was great, and athletes coming in to train solo too. http://t.co/mCkkpa3N # Nice little distraction for a Thursday afternoon… Art from…

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Posted: December 4, 2011

Author: CTS

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-27

5 Days of Deals – Day 2: 50% Off Select Trainright DVDs http://t.co/mdLQE5au # 5 Days of Deals – Day 2: 50% Off Select Trainright DVDs http://t.co/mdLQE5au # 5 Days of Deals – Day 1: Buy Performance Series, Get "Core Strength" and "Cycling for Cadence" DVDs Free… http://t.co/Ct2EJY2r # Inspirational write up by longtime CTS…

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Posted: November 27, 2011

Author: CTS

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Press Release: CTS and AEG Announce 2012 CTS Amgen Tour of California Race Experience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Second Annual “Amgen Tour of California Race Experience” Announced for 2012 Race Chris Carmichael and CTS Team “Going Pro” for 2012 Amgen Tour of California, Riding Entire Race Course (November 23, 2011 – Colorado Springs, CO) – For the second year, Carmichael Training Systems has partnered with AEG, presenter of the Amgen…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-20

RT @Coach_AP: I love doing what I do! Here's CTS athletes Jan & Dee Wisor w/ big smiles after riding El Tour de Tucson! http://t.co/K22cL4SW # RT CTS coach @StevenBrande @trekbikes Speed Concept is racked and ready for tomorrow's Ironman Arizona! http://t.co/UY1hFF1T // Go Steve! # Chris Carmichael's Holiday Survival Guide, plus more great weekend…

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Posted: November 20, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

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