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Strength Training: Be Strong!

The Upper Body in Skiing

5/17/2007 - By Stephen Seiler

During skiing the contribution of the upper body to movement velocity varies from perhaps 10% during the classic diagonal stride to 100% during double poling. During skating uphill , the upper body contributes 50% or more of the total force.,

Use Plyometrics to Develop Explosive Strength for Cross Country Skiing
Use Plyometrics to Develop Explosive Strength for Cross Country Skiing

Use Plyometrics to Develop Explosive Strength for Cross Country Skiing

8/28/2006 - By Mike Muha

At the NordicSkiRacer.com June Training Camp, Coaches Fjeldheim and Ryan demonstrated six different plyometric drills to develop explosive strength in cross country skiers. Here's photos and video.,

Track Hurdle Drills for Surviving Slippery Snow Conditions
Track Hurdle Drills for Surviving Slippery Snow Conditions

Track Hurdle Drills for Surviving Slippery Snow Conditions

7/10/2006 - By Mike Muha

Ever struggled to stay upright on an icy trail? Don't wait for awful ski conditions to work on agility and balance - start now in your own backyard under sunny and warm conditions!,

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Specific Strength on Rollerskis: The Upperbody
Specific Strength on Rollerskis: The Upperbody

Specific Strength on Rollerskis: The Upperbody

6/6/2006 - By Mike Muha

Don't have access to a weight room or rollerboard? Use your rollerskis to strengthen your upper body.,

A New Armit Training Protocol
A New Armit Training Protocol

A New Armit Training Protocol

2/5/2005 - By Doug Garfield

Doug Garfield has developed a shortcut protocol for Armit: Power for Poling that he think works just as well as the original for Nordic athletes at every level of fitness, skill, and motivation.,

Building and Using a Roller Board

9/28/2004 - By Mike Muha

Building a roller board is easy. Here's plans to my board and a sample workout.,

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Doublepole with Medicine Ball
Doublepole with Medicine Ball

Doublepole with Medicine Ball

8/1/2004 - By Mike Muha

Here's a medicine ball exercise we've adopted for our Team NordicSkiRacer Thursday night strength sessions that simulates doublepoling.,

Seated Medicine Ball Toss for Two
Seated Medicine Ball Toss for Two

Seated Medicine Ball Toss for Two

7/26/2004 - By Mike Muha

Here's a seated medicine ball toss (also called a seated oblique toss) for two people that can really work your core muscles.,

The Power Phase: Building Strength in the Fall

6/16/2001 - By Mike Muha

Notes from the XC Oregon June 2001 Race Camp specifically addressing weight training in the late Fall, before the Transition Phase into the Racing Season.,

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Strength Lecture from the XC Oregon June 2001 Race Camp

6/16/2001 - By Mike Muha

Notes about strength training from the XC Oregon June 2001 Race Camp.,

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