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How to train for cross country ski racing

Birkie 320 and 450 hour training plans

10/3/2010 - By Birkie

The Birkie Training Plan is an educational tool that can be used to help maximize your performance and enjoyment of the Birkie Events. The program will primarily focus on Nordic skiing and it will also touch on trail running, Nordic walking, and mountain

Learning from a USST Classic Speed Session
Learning from a USST Classic Speed Session

Learning from a USST Classic Speed Session

9/21/2010 - By Mike Muha

The protocol is 3 sets of 5-8 reps. Each rep is 8-10 seconds in duration. The first set is starts, then transitions, then dropins (or overspeeds).

One tough dryland workout
One tough dryland workout

One tough dryland workout

9/20/2010 - By Øystein

Here's a dryland workout that will bring you to your knees: Single leg and double leg jumps up a stairs.

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Training Periods for Cross-Country Skiers

7/13/2010 - By SkiPost

From early snow through the competition period: What kind of training should a cross county ski racer be doing?

Classic drills with the US Ski Team's Noah Hoffman
Classic drills with the US Ski Team's Noah Hoffman

Classic drills with the US Ski Team's Noah Hoffman

7/8/2010 - By US Ski Team

US Ski Team member Noah Hoffman shows a progression of classic cross country ski dryland and rollerski drills.

Training Periods for Cross-Country Skiers

7/1/2010 - By SkiPost

From spring to summer to into the fall: What kind of training should a cross county ski racer be doing?

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What is Spenst Training?

6/25/2010 - By Pete Vordenberg

Use spenst training to gain that extra snap in your technique, learn to accelerate over the tops of hills, around corners, sprint to the finish, improve balance and strength, or just impress your friends at parties.

Strong like Bull: Specific Strength Training

6/7/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

Elite, recreational and novice skiers alike can increase their enjoyment and performance this winter by working on ski specific upper-body strength and strength endurance.

Fit to Ski - Nutritional Concerns

5/28/2010 - 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.

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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?

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...

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.

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UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

SAT, AUG 19, 2017

Early bird rollerski
Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

TUE, AUG 22, 2017

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

WED, AUG 23, 2017

"Searching for Ken and Amy" Trail Run
Maybury State Park, Northville, MI

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