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Ann Haag: Training with the Americans
Ann Haag: Training with the Americans

Ann Haag: Training with the Americans

10/3/2011 - By Atomic

Last June, Liz Stephen and Kikkan Randall of the US Ski Team went to Sweden and connected with Olympic and World Championship medalist Anna Haag for some intense Scandinavian dry land training.

CANCELLED: Eli Brown skating clinic, Oct 2 in Southeast Michigan
CANCELLED: Eli Brown skating clinic, Oct 2 in Southeast Michigan

CANCELLED: Eli Brown skating clinic, Oct 2 in Southeast Michigan

9/30/2011 - By Mike Muha

We did not have enough people sign up and it appears its not worth waiting until 5:00pm to make the call. RECOMMENDATON: Eli will be holding a rollerski clinic in Traverse City on Sunday October 23.

Time to start thinking about the Yellowstone Ski Festival
Time to start thinking about the Yellowstone Ski Festival

Time to start thinking about the Yellowstone Ski Festival

9/29/2011 - By Dan Cantrell

Everyone is invited to West Yellowstone, Montana Nov. 22-26 for the Yellowstone Ski Festival, a week-long celebration of cross-country skiing. Join thousands, from Olympic athletes to first timers alike.

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Atrial Fibrillation and what I did about it
Atrial Fibrillation and what I did about it

Atrial Fibrillation and what I did about it

9/16/2011 - By Ken Dawson

A couple of weeks ago an article was published regarding the high percentage of cross country skiers who have developed some form of Atrial Fibrillation. I want to give everyone my personal insight into this condition and what I've done about it.

Speed and Power
Speed and Power

Speed and Power

9/13/2011 - By Mike Muha

Video of Simi Hamilton and Liz Stephen side by side in a speed and power workout. The kicker? He skates, she classics.

Ladies ski clinics begin in Marquette

9/9/2011 - By NMU Nordic Team

NMU Ski Coaches and ski team are once agian offering a two biweekly ladies ski clinics, starting September 21 and going till the Noque.

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2011 Southern Ontario Training Camp
2011 Southern Ontario Training Camp

2011 Southern Ontario Training Camp

9/6/2011 - By Jim Mihell

Check out the dryland exercises in the second half of the video. This 5 day camp featured over 100 athletes and 30 coaches from Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland.

September intensity and strength sessions at Kensington Metropark.

9/6/2011 - By Mike Muha

Every Tuesday in September will be intensity night, with a session focused on training at or near race speed. Every Wednesday in September will be strength night, with a session focused on general and specific strength training.

Elite cross-country skiing linked to increased risk of subsequent arrhythmias
Elite cross-country skiing linked to increased risk of subsequent arrhythmias

Elite cross-country skiing linked to increased risk of subsequent arrhythmias

8/31/2011 - By European Society of Cardiology

A Swedish study presented at the ESC Congress 2011 today, found a higher incidence of arrhythmias in cross-country skiers with a long history of endurance training.

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The mechanics of ski walking and ski bounding
The mechanics of ski walking and ski bounding

The mechanics of ski walking and ski bounding

8/23/2011 - By Mike Muha

An excellent CXC Skiing video showing how to ski walk (one foot always on the ground) and ski bound (some air time) with correct technique.

Speed session, with a twist
Speed session, with a twist

Speed session, with a twist

8/9/2011 - By Matt Whitcomb

This workout focused on 15-30 second efforts. While the longer duration can get away from pure speed, we focus on high-quality (L1 / L2) distance training between each interval to prevent accumulating fatigue.

Double pole intervals
Double pole intervals

Double pole intervals

7/22/2011 - By Matt Whitcomb

5 x 3 min intervals building from high threshold (L3) to maximum effort on the last effort, 3-4 minute recovery between each. We choose safe roads, and a gradual grade with smooth pavement to ensure high speed.

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