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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

Coaches Corner: Focus on specific strength

12/6/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Easy Week. We will continue focus on specific strength in this week. Specific strength is series of dynamic and functional exercises that will develop the muscles and motions you use when cross country skiing.

Coaching Corner: Hard Week

12/3/2009 - By CXC Academy

This our first week with the focus on specific strength. Specific strength is series of dynamic and functional exercises that will develop the muscles and motions you use when cross country skiing.

Workout to feed others: Concept2's Holidy Challenge

11/25/2009 - By Meredith Haff

The 10th Annual Concept2 Holiday Challenge helps put food on the table for struggling families by supporting organizations whose mission it is to make sure our food is healthy, sustainable and that no one goes hungry.

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Understanding and using training levels: Level 4

11/25/2009 - By Justin Freeman

The goal of level four training is straightforward: by skiing at the same pace and effort you race at, you get better at racing. But there is a downside...

Yellowstone Ski Festival starts today!
Yellowstone Ski Festival starts today!

Yellowstone Ski Festival starts today!

11/24/2009 - By Sara Hoovler

Come to West Yellowstone and join the hundreds of skiers already making their first tracks on the Rendezvous Ski Trails. There are a fresh four inches of snow on the ground, bringing our total on the trails to a foot.

Understanding and using training levels: Level 3

11/24/2009 - By Justin Freeman

Physiologically, the major goal of level three training is to improve lactate threshold.

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Understanding and using training levels: Level 5

11/20/2009 - By Justin Freeman

The goal of level five training defined this way is mostly neuromuscular. By training at a pace somewhat faster than race pace, but where you can still work for some time with consistent technique, you improve your efficiency at and above race pace.

It’s happening in West Yellowstone
It’s happening in West Yellowstone

It’s happening in West Yellowstone

11/19/2009 - By Sara Hoovler

It is less than a week until the Yellowstone Ski Festival, and this will be the best year yet! The Rendezvous Ski Trails are currently set with both classic and skate lanes and we are skiing in town!

Understanding and using training levels: Levels 1 and 2

11/19/2009 - By Justin Freeman

Skiers talk a lot about training levels, usually numbering them one through five, but, if my experience over the past decade and a half is any indication, truly understanding when and how to use the various levels is rare.

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Transitions
Transitions

Transitions

11/13/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

Morgan Smyth doing L4 classical intervals in SLC. Of course not the last for Morgan or most of you all either, but it won't be long.

It's snowing in West Yellowstone
It's snowing in West Yellowstone

It's snowing in West Yellowstone

11/13/2009 - By Sara Hoovler

The white Valium started to fall around 11am on Thursday and continues to accumulate. We are waiting with fingers crossed to see how much we get. The forecast for West Yellowstone looks great.

2009 Nationals Coaches Education Conference Presentations

11/9/2009 - By USSA

Material from all presentations from the 2009 Nationals Coaches Education Conference are now available. Here's the list and the links

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UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

SAT, DEC 16, 2017

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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