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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

25% running, 10% cycling, 5% strength, 20% rollerskiing, 20% skiing

6/24/2010 - By FIS

FIS Cross Country had an exclusive oportunity to quickly talk to Petter Northug jr. about his spring, hw he relaxed, trained and what are his plans for summer.

National Development System: Plug in to US Skiing!
National Development System: Plug in to US Skiing!

National Development System: Plug in to US Skiing!

6/22/2010 - By Pete Vordenberg

Development remains our greatest area of opportunity and the area requiring the most cooperation between the USST and the greater ski community.

USSA National J2 Talent Camp - Expanding the Pipeline

6/22/2010 - By USSA

The inaugural USSA National J2 Talent Camp will be conducted this July 31- August 8, 2010 on the campus of Michigan Technological University (MTU) in Houghton, Michigan. Young ski racer will get coaching from top USSA coaches.

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NTG camp: even better than I expected
NTG camp: even better than I expected

NTG camp: even better than I expected

6/21/2010 - By Pete Vordenberg

I am quite optimistic in general, and also have high goals and have high expectations. The National Training Group camp has been even better than I expected.

National Training Group Camp Underway
National Training Group Camp Underway

National Training Group Camp Underway

6/17/2010 - By Pete Vordenberg

The National Training Group Camp got underway on June 11th with a time trial up Salt Lake City's famous Agony Hill. This time trial has been used for many, many years.

Summer training program for Jr and HS XC skiers
Summer training program for Jr and HS XC skiers

Summer training program for Jr and HS XC skiers

6/17/2010 - By Dan Wiitala

The Superiorland Ski Club will hold summer training program on Monday – Thursday starting June 21 and ending August 5, 2009. Ages 12 – 19 are welcome and the cost for the program is $175.

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20-second double pole intervals for specific strength

6/16/2010 - By Mike Muha

H.C. Holmberg's research founnd that doing 20 second doublepole intervals had three positive effects: Doublepole economy increased, 30 second doublepole performance increased, and 6 minute doublepole performance increased.

Strong like Bull: Specific strength drills

6/15/2010 - By Pete Vordenberg

The area where most racers can make grand strength gains is in specific strength. Specific strength is carried out on rollerskis and on skis. It is doing long distance efforts as well as shorter (interval like) repeats using the upper-body only.

Birkie winner provides training log

6/8/2010 - By CXC Academy

This season Matt Liebsch (the winner of the 2009 American Birkebeiner and Top 30 World Cup finisher) will provide a duplicate of his training log, comments, and notes that corresponds with one week of each training period.

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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.

Check out the SkiErg
Check out the SkiErg

Check out the SkiErg

5/26/2010 - By Judy Geer

An important aspect of training for serious skiers and coaches is to have a system of measuring progress. With the introduction of the SkiErg, coaches and skiers can add a new, reliable and highly specific tool for tracking progress.

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