H.C. Holmberg's research founnd that doing 20 second doublepole intervals had three positive effects: Doublepole economy increased, 30 second doublepole performance increased, and 6 minute doublepole performance increased.
The area where most racers can make grand strength gains is in specific strength. Specific strength is carried out on rollerskis and on skis. It is doing long distance efforts as well as shorter (interval like) repeats using the upper-body only.
This season Matt Liebsch (the winner of the 2009 American Birkebeiner and Top 30 World Cup finisher) will provide a duplicate of his training log, comments, and notes that corresponds with one week of each training period.
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.
An important aspect of training for serious skiers and coaches is to have a system of measuring progress. With the introduction of the SkiErg, coaches and skiers can add a new, reliable and highly specific tool for tracking progress.
Free Nordic Ski Walking clinics are coming to AAR Mobility Systems 3rd Annual Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 15, 2010. The Wellness Fair will be held at Cadillac, Michigan’s new YMCA Community Center from 10am – 2pm.