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Spring Fitness Assessment
Spring Fitness Assessment

Spring Fitness Assessment

6/12/2009 - By Garrott Kuzzy

CXC's Garrott Kuzzy explains the Spring Fitness Assessment. alos known as teh Medals Test, the assessment gives us a baseline on how our current fitness compares to previous years.

Calculating training load using your heart rate monitor: Adjusted TRIMP
Calculating training load using your heart rate monitor: Adjusted TRIMP

Calculating training load using your heart rate monitor: Adjusted TRIMP

6/9/2009 - By Mike Muha

Training Load is defined as Intensity x Duration. The harder and/or longer you workout, the higher the training load. But how do you calculate training load for your workouts, and why should you?

VO2 testing with Cardio Coach: Interpreting the results
VO2 testing with Cardio Coach: Interpreting the results

VO2 testing with Cardio Coach: Interpreting the results

5/14/2009 - By Mike Muha

This week, we look at the results from the testing. Although the Cardio Coach produces a rather lengthy set of statistics and graphs, I'm going to focus on one particular graph and the way it's interpreted to determine training intensity zones.

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VO2 testing with Cardio Coach
VO2 testing with Cardio Coach

VO2 testing with Cardio Coach

5/5/2009 - By Mike Muha

Here's what to expect when you do VO2 testing at the Lower Michgain Junior Development and Master Program. Part 1 of a two part series.

Think about it

11/3/2008 - By Michael Sinnott

Call me a head case, but I believe that the single most overlooked aspect of skiing is the mental aspect

10 minute skate drills
10 minute skate drills

10 minute skate drills

10/22/2008 - By Mike Muha

Here's a set of dryland skate drills we learned from CXC Directory Yuriy Gusev. The skills required progresses with each drill - do the first drill, than add in the lesson of the second drill, which are added the third and so on.

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Switching over to Fall training mode

9/18/2008 - By Justin Demers, XC Ottawa

September usually means back to school and regular work hours. The last few months before the snow flies are probably the most determinant of the season and there are plenty of obstacles to overcome.

Are you on Track? How much is enough training?

2/5/2008 - By Pete Vordenberg, TeamToday.org

The question of how much training is enough is obviously a flawed one. The specifics of training are every bit as important as the amount.,

Diabetes

11/20/2007 - By Kris Freeman

I have been diabetic for seven years. In that time I have never had to compromise my lifestyle because of my condition. I have carefully selected the people I use as resources for information and guidance.,

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Fit to Ski - Nutritional Concerns

10/24/2007 - By Bob Morrel - FIS Medical Committee

Proper nutrition has a direct impact on athletic performance both in training and competition. In an easy-to-use ABC format, this article lists simple steps for skiers to maximize their nutritional preparation and knowledge.,

Sten Fjeldheim: Do the Dirty Johnson!

10/9/2007 - By Mike Muha

The "Dirty johnson" allegedly earned it's name when Andrew Johnson demonstrated it to a group of skiers and coaches.

Lake Placid Camp 07 - update #1
Lake Placid Camp 07 - update #1

Lake Placid Camp 07 - update #1

10/4/2007 - By Pete Vordenberg, TeamToday.org

Nat. Coaches Conf. Lake Placid Camp. 2 Questions. Question 1. We only have X amount of time to train? Question 2. How high are the elbows in double poling and V2 skiing?,

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