Skip navigation

Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

Max VO2 intervals: Timing the length?

4/30/2010 - By Bryan Fish

What are Max VO2 intervals? What should be the duration of each interval, and why? Should I start out hard, or ramp up during the interval?

CXC Academy 2010/2011 training season III begins April 26
CXC Academy 2010/2011 training season III begins April 26

CXC Academy 2010/2011 training season III begins April 26

4/26/2010 - By CXC Skiing

April 26 will highlight the beginning of Training Season III in CXC Academy. Here are some of the new and exciting additions that will be taking place.

Pancakes Pancakes

4/15/2010 - By Chad Giese

Now is the time of the year when you are most in touch with how the season went. Don't let the weeks go by before you start to forget just how painful it was to bonk at this race, or get beat by your buddy at that race...

www.xcskishop.com

More on abnormal heart rates in cross country skiers

3/2/2010 - By Peter Vackx

The most prevalent racing heart condition, particularly in trained aerobic athletes such as soccer players, basketball players and especially X-country skiers, rowers and speed skaters, is without question atrial fibrillation (AF).

Nordic Track Technique & Instructional Clinic

2/25/2010 - By Todd Vigland

I'm pleased to announce an excellent opportunity for you to learn Nordic teaching skills or polish your own technique - and get PSIA certified as an option.

Abnormal heart rates in cross country skiers

2/12/2010 - By Ken Dawson

A 30 year study suggests that long distance competition skiers are at an unusually high risk of atrial fibrillation, the most common abnormality of the heart's beating rhythm.

www.cross-country-ski.com

Maine rollerski safety bill

1/19/2010 - By Patrick Cote, NENSA Executive Director

The bill would help ensure the safety of roller-skiers on Maine roads. Skiing in the direction of traffic is the safest way to ski, but current law is not clear that skiing should go in the direction of traffic. The bill would clarify that.

How to Maximize Training for the Part-Time Skier

12/8/2009 - By Scott Loomis and Andy Gerlach

Most of us "Master Skiers" have very little time for any sort of structured ski training. In fact, I feel that I have had a good week if I can squeeze in three to five workouts.

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.

www.forbushcorner.com

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.

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...

More Training News...

www.xcskishop.com

UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

TUE, AUG 21, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer Road Ride: King of the Hills
East Boat Launch Parking, Kensington Metropark, Mildford, MI

More events...

www.cross-country-ski.com
www.borahteamwear.com/product-category/full-custom/nordic-ski-full-custom/
www.befastsportgear.com/
webcyclery.com/catalog/nordic-skiing-catalog-1899/