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Update from the Very Far North

Fri, Nov 10, 2006 - By Pete Vordenberg -

Kris Freeman and I arrived in Kiruna on the 8th. It is only -7c here so not too cold. It is clear and sunny - if you consider a sun that never rises more than a few feet over the horizon sunny.

15 Simple Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance Right Now, Part 2

Thu, Nov 9, 2006 - By Steve Born

Part 1 discussed basic hydration, caloric intake, and the problem with simple sugars. In this article, the discussion continues with the topics of protein and electrolytes during training.

Rollerski Technique Clinic Starting This Sunday

Fri, Nov 3, 2006 - By Hugh Pritchard

I will be leading a roller-ski group on Sundays 10-12am, starting Sunday 5th, at Kensington Metropark, aimed at anyone who wants to improve their skiing, from near-beginner to near-expert. We will work on agility, confidence and technique.

The Interval Epidemic

Fri, Nov 3, 2006 - By Zachary Caldwell

The current proliferation of interval-heavy training plans seems to have originated with research and subsequent training recommendations by Jan Helgerud. In my opinion, there is a major flaw in this approach.

15 Simple Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance Right Now, Part 1

Wed, Nov 1, 2006 - By Steve Born

Proper fueling of the body prior to, during, and after exercise requires personal experimentation to find the ideal fit for you, the individual athlete. there are some basic guidelines that will enable you to eliminate much of the guesswork.

Free Dryland Clinic Oct 27 at Michigan Tech

Wed, Oct 25, 2006 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Skiing is pleased to announce a free clinic to all level skiers (juniors, masters, seniors, citizens) which will be conducted by the whole CXC Team.

2007 Training Diary


Mon, Oct 23, 2006 - By robert

Life's been busy and not always optimized for cross country ski training. But life rarely is. So you make the best of it.,

Does it work? Treadmill Testing...

Mon, Oct 23, 2006 - By Pete Vordenberg -

Here are some results from the testing. Look them over carefully to see in what ways improvements were made and in what ways we failed to improve, or maintain improvement.

Cold But No Snow at Wausau Clinic

Wed, Oct 18, 2006 - By CXC Skiing

With the recent Midwestern snowfall, an especially enthusiastic group of over 30 skiers braved freezing temperatures and biting wind at the most recent Get Your Nordic On! clinic in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Testing, Testing... Training, Training, Training...

Tue, Oct 17, 2006 - By Pete Vordenberg -

The USST October testing camp is almost over. The camp began on the 7th and is officially over on the 17th. The primary goal of the camp was seeing how well we have done in our preparation for winter. (And why does NMU come up with so many fast skiers?)

Classic Technique

Lead With Your Hips in Diagonal Stride

Tue, Oct 17, 2006 - By Mike Muha

Gain an inch or two every time you stride by leading with your hip. You can practice this year around on foot, rollerskis, and snow skis.

The Week in Review with Cassidy Edwards

Mon, Oct 16, 2006 - By Cassidy Edwards

The team endured an intense week of testing. Despite the hard work we have been enjoying the amazing weather and color that we have had here in Vermont the past few weeks.

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