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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

Ice Baths

2/24/2011 - By SkiPost

How long and in what situations are ice baths most appropriate? I tried and found that 15-20 min ice bath really helped my legs after struggling for 10 days to recover from a 50K race.

A Workout Ate My Marriage

2/2/2011 - By Kevin Helliker

With exercise intruding ever-more frequently on intimacy, counselors are proposing a new wedding vow: For fitter or for fatter. "Exercise is getting more and more couples into my office," says Karen Gail Lewis, a Cincinnati marriage and family therapist.

Foot-body alignment, orthotics, and exercises

1/24/2011 - By Brian Gregg

During the push-off phase of skate technique, I have a tendency to roll my knee right knee down and toward the centerline, creating an angle that strains the inside of the knee. Would a custom footbed with a reinforced arch help with knee tracking?

Touching tails

1/21/2011 - By Caitlin Compton

"I am new to skate skiing, it seems my the tails of my skis are always touching especially on climbs. I have become frustrated with skating, it seems I am working too hard. Any advice as to how to help with technique?"

Fast downhill turns
Fast downhill turns

Fast downhill turns

1/14/2011 - By Holly Brooks

No matter how much I bank it, my downhill ski want to jump out of the track. I don't see top level racers having this problem. They must know a secret technique. What is the answer?

Ski and Snowshoe clinic in Ann Arbor tonight

1/13/2011 - By Lindsey MacDonald

Excited about this snow, but don't know what to do with it? Or, are you an avid skier looking to hone some technical skills? Come learn cross-country skiing and snowshoeing basics and beyond.

PSIA lessons and testing on Jan 22-23

1/13/2011 - By Amy Powell

PSIA skier workshops, instructor training, exam prep and exams with Lou Awodey & Eric Davidson at Timber Ridge Resort. Registration deadline: January 14.

Starting tonight: "MeSki" intermediate and advanced skier coaching

1/10/2011 - By Mike Muha

Coach Eli Brown is offering free coaching every Monday night at 8:00pm at Timber Ridge Lodge in Traverse City until the North American Vasa.

Nice video from Boyne Valley Lodge ski camp
Nice video from Boyne Valley Lodge ski camp

Nice video from Boyne Valley Lodge ski camp

1/8/2011 - By

Northern Michigan ski coaches break down the fundamentals of classic technique at the annual Boyne Valley Lodge Cross Country Ski Camp near Petoskey.

Free XC ski lessons in Midland

12/28/2010 - By John Johnson

Free classic and freestyle cross-country ski lessons will be offered at the Midland City Forest, Pine Haven, or local golf courses depending on snow. Classes will be held on 6 different days during January, February, and March 2011.

Traverse Junior Nordic Ski Club kicks off 11th season

12/20/2010 - By John Pflughoeft

The Traverse Junior Nordic Ski Club invites 6th, 7th and 8th graders from all schools and home schools to join in a fun filled winter of cross country skiing. Instructors will teach both skating and classic techniques.

Two and three day technique clinics at Boyne Valley Lodge

12/17/2010 - By Mike Muha

Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake will host two-day classic and skate technique clinics as well as a three-day clinic that covers both techniques. The clinics will run Tuesday - Thursday, December 28-30, 2010.

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