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WADA approves 2011 list of prohibited substances

9/22/2010 - By WADA

Meeting in Montreal yesterday, WADA’s Executive Committee approved the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List) for 2011.

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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Yellowstone Ski Festival only two months away
Yellowstone Ski Festival only two months away

Yellowstone Ski Festival only two months away

9/17/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

Join thousands of skinny skis in West Yellowstone, Montana for a week-long celebration of cross-country skiing. Bring the whole family; there are plenty of options for kids.

Swedish Team: Off to snow on the Dachstein glacier

9/15/2010 - By FIS

Charlotte Kalla, Marcus Hellner and the rest of the Swedish national team went to Ramsau for a training camp to build up their World Cup shape.

Lucas Bauer: A demanding summer

9/15/2010 - By FIS

Summer has gone away quickly and concluded one part of Lukas Bauer's training process for upcoming season. He focused at gaining speed, spent couple of days on a family vacation in Greece and looks forward to first glacier training sessions.

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What's new in CXC Academy?
What's new in CXC Academy?

What's new in CXC Academy?

9/14/2010 - By CXC Skiing9

Fall presents challenges for us Nordic skiers - work or school is demanding, days are shorter and we all know that ski training kicks up a notch. It is critical to maintain a balance.

Kris Freeman: Technique in a 30K Pursuit Time Trial
Kris Freeman: Technique in a 30K Pursuit Time Trial

Kris Freeman: Technique in a 30K Pursuit Time Trial

9/14/2010 - By Mike Muha

This video of Kris Freeman doing a 30km Pursuit Time Trial is an interesting comparison with past videos showing sprinters. The sprinters look like egg beaters on overdrive. Freeman looks cool and relaxed.

Real men double pole
Real men double pole

Real men double pole

9/10/2010 - By Swedish Winter Sports Centre

Lars Ljung: This is for sure the gear that gives you the girls. At least that's what I think. But it separates the boys from the men I guess you can say. Beause you know what, real men, they don't spread their thighs, they doublepole.

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Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?
Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?

Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?

9/9/2010 - By Mike Muha

The Diagonal Stride is the oldest and most well known Cross Country Skiing technique, but today, in almost every race, there's a discussion whether to go with or without wax and just double pole. Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?

Concept2 offers Web-Based SkiErg Performance Series
Concept2 offers Web-Based SkiErg Performance Series

Concept2 offers Web-Based SkiErg Performance Series

9/8/2010 - By Josh Carlson

Concept2 has developed a web-based testing series using the SkiErg. The SkiErg Performance Series offers coaches and athletes a new tool for evaluating the effectiveness of their training.

A good balance between training and family

9/7/2010 - By Tanja Ohlson

After spending weeks abroad in past years, it's great to have a biathlon training camp actually in the United States.

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