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How to train for cross country ski racing

No more pain...

8/10/2007 - By Mike Muha

Don't let it get you down - the soreness will go away with frequency of exercise.

Adequate Nutrition For Performance and Health for Female Cross Country Skiers

6/11/2007 - By FIS

Extrapolating from studies conducted in elite summer sports has greatly enhanced our understanding of the issues related to female-specific nutrition as they apply to winter sports.,

Standardized Fitness Test for Cross Country Skiers

5/30/2007 - By Mike Muha

The US Ski Team for years has had a standardize method of testing cross country ski athletes so tests could be compared across the country and at different times of the year. You can easily perform these tests, too!,

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How to do Speed Work
How to do Speed Work

How to do Speed Work

4/26/2007 - By Mike Muha

Athletes Chris Cook, Torin Koos, and Andy Newell take you through a US Ski Team speed and power development workout.,

The Best Training Investment  You’ll Ever Make
The Best Training Investment  You’ll Ever Make

The Best Training Investment You’ll Ever Make

4/17/2007 - By Kip Knight

The New Leaf Active Metabolic Assessment System can benefit any physical fitness buff from the athlete that is training and racing on a weekly basis to the individual wanting to trim down and firm up in the most efficient and safest way possible.,

Hitting the Road, and the Transition to Snow…
Hitting the Road, and the Transition to Snow…

Hitting the Road, and the Transition to Snow…

11/18/2006 - By Pat Casey for TeamToday.org

It is a tough time of year for training. The weather this time of year rarely cooperates with your training plan.,

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15 Simple Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance Right Now, Part 3

11/16/2006 - By Steve Born

Part 1 discussed basic hydration, caloric intake, and the problem with simple sugars. Part 2 continued with the topics of protein and electrolytes during training. In this final installment, the topics turn to pre-race, race, and post-race fueling.,

15 Simple Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance Right Now, Part 2

11/9/2006 - By Steve Born

Part 1 discussed basic hydration, caloric intake, and the problem with simple sugars. In this article, the discussion continues with the topics of protein and electrolytes during training.,

The Interval Epidemic

11/3/2006 - By Zachary Caldwell

The current proliferation of interval-heavy training plans seems to have originated with research and subsequent training recommendations by Jan Helgerud. In my opinion, there is a major flaw in this approach.,

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15 Simple Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance Right Now, Part 1

11/1/2006 - By Steve Born

Proper fueling of the body prior to, during, and after exercise requires personal experimentation to find the ideal fit for you, the individual athlete. there are some basic guidelines that will enable you to eliminate much of the guesswork.,

Does it work? Treadmill Testing...
Does it work? Treadmill Testing...

Does it work? Treadmill Testing...

10/23/2006 - By Pete Vordenberg - TeamToday.org

Here are some results from the testing. Look them over carefully to see in what ways improvements were made and in what ways we failed to improve, or maintain improvement.,

The First Rule of Fight Club

10/10/2006 - By Pete Vordenberg - TeamToday.org

The eight rules of doing intensity training. Rule number one – know what you are doing, why you are doing it and how it should be done.,

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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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