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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

Abnormal heart rates in cross country skiers

2/12/2010 - By Ken Dawson

A 30 year study suggests that long distance competition skiers are at an unusually high risk of atrial fibrillation, the most common abnormality of the heart's beating rhythm.

Maine rollerski safety bill

1/19/2010 - By Patrick Cote, NENSA Executive Director

The bill would help ensure the safety of roller-skiers on Maine roads. Skiing in the direction of traffic is the safest way to ski, but current law is not clear that skiing should go in the direction of traffic. The bill would clarify that.

How to Maximize Training for the Part-Time Skier

12/8/2009 - By Scott Loomis and Andy Gerlach

Most of us "Master Skiers" have very little time for any sort of structured ski training. In fact, I feel that I have had a good week if I can squeeze in three to five workouts.

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Coaches Corner: Focus on specific strength

12/6/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Easy Week. We will continue focus on specific strength in this week. Specific strength is series of dynamic and functional exercises that will develop the muscles and motions you use when cross country skiing.

Coaching Corner: Hard Week

12/3/2009 - By CXC Academy

This our first week with the focus on specific strength. Specific strength is series of dynamic and functional exercises that will develop the muscles and motions you use when cross country skiing.

Workout to feed others: Concept2's Holidy Challenge

11/25/2009 - By Meredith Haff

The 10th Annual Concept2 Holiday Challenge helps put food on the table for struggling families by supporting organizations whose mission it is to make sure our food is healthy, sustainable and that no one goes hungry.

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Understanding and using training levels: Level 4

11/25/2009 - By Justin Freeman

The goal of level four training is straightforward: by skiing at the same pace and effort you race at, you get better at racing. But there is a downside...

Yellowstone Ski Festival starts today!
Yellowstone Ski Festival starts today!

Yellowstone Ski Festival starts today!

11/24/2009 - By Sara Hoovler

Come to West Yellowstone and join the hundreds of skiers already making their first tracks on the Rendezvous Ski Trails. There are a fresh four inches of snow on the ground, bringing our total on the trails to a foot.

Understanding and using training levels: Level 3

11/24/2009 - By Justin Freeman

Physiologically, the major goal of level three training is to improve lactate threshold.

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Understanding and using training levels: Level 5

11/20/2009 - By Justin Freeman

The goal of level five training defined this way is mostly neuromuscular. By training at a pace somewhat faster than race pace, but where you can still work for some time with consistent technique, you improve your efficiency at and above race pace.

It’s happening in West Yellowstone
It’s happening in West Yellowstone

It’s happening in West Yellowstone

11/19/2009 - By Sara Hoovler

It is less than a week until the Yellowstone Ski Festival, and this will be the best year yet! The Rendezvous Ski Trails are currently set with both classic and skate lanes and we are skiing in town!

Understanding and using training levels: Levels 1 and 2

11/19/2009 - By Justin Freeman

Skiers talk a lot about training levels, usually numbering them one through five, but, if my experience over the past decade and a half is any indication, truly understanding when and how to use the various levels is rare.

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