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Calculating training load using your heart rate monitor: Adjusted TRIMP
Calculating training load using your heart rate monitor: Adjusted TRIMP

Calculating training load using your heart rate monitor: Adjusted TRIMP

6/9/2009 - By Mike Muha

Training Load is defined as Intensity x Duration. The harder and/or longer you workout, the higher the training load. But how do you calculate training load for your workouts, and why should you?

Using the Vasa Ergometer with a slide board and for core strength
Using the Vasa Ergometer with a slide board and for core strength

Using the Vasa Ergometer with a slide board and for core strength

6/9/2009 - By Rob Sleamaker

Here are two video clips of the Vasa Ergometer with the new wall-mounting hardware. One is of explosive core exercises, the other of ski skating on erg with a slide board.

Central Regional Elite Group Camp, July 5-10

6/8/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce the 2009 Central Regional Elite Group Camp, scheduled for July 5-10, 2009 at the Cresthill Resort, Hayward, WI.

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NMU XC Racing Club Team starts this fall

6/8/2009 - By Sten Fjeldheim

This club will help those skiers still interested in developing as XC skiers, the focus will be on training and continued focus on developing both the skiers physiology and the skiers technical skills.

Andy Newell Video on Bend Camp
Andy Newell Video on Bend Camp

Andy Newell Video on Bend Camp

6/5/2009 - By US Ski Team

A look at what the US XC Ski team was working on at their first on snow camp of the Olympic season. Andy Newell's inside look at the Bend camp. Special thanks to Andy for this awesome vid.

Bend Post Bend
Bend Post Bend

Bend Post Bend

6/4/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

On the way home the van broke down and I am here in Yakima, WA waiting for it to get fixed - two tows and five hours so far and they're still tinkering with it (up to 8+ hours now and still waiting).

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12 weeks on…

6/3/2009 - By Zach Caldwell

Recovery from surgery has gone well for Kris - really without a hitch. However, it’s a long road back from a very invasive fasciectomy, and Kris is just starting to introduce some load-bearing exercise to his legs.

Gogebic Community College offers Nordic Ski Team
Gogebic Community College offers Nordic Ski Team

Gogebic Community College offers Nordic Ski Team

6/3/2009 - By Will Andresen

Gogebic Community College is starting a new men’s and women’s Nordic Ski Team at Gogebic Community College in Ironwood, Michigan for the 2009-2010 season. The Ironwood area boasts early season skiing and guaranteed snow.

Bend Camp, Update 2
Bend Camp, Update 2

Bend Camp, Update 2

6/1/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

More pictures from the US Ski Team, currently skiiing, running, and play soccer out in Bend, Oregon.

www.rundlesport.com
CXC Academy adds new features
CXC Academy adds new features

CXC Academy adds new features

5/27/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Skiiing's online training plans and training instruction, CXC Academy, continues to add new features

Bend Camp
Bend Camp

Bend Camp

5/26/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

It is called Team Today for a reason. It is called team today because today is the day that matters the most.

XC trains on snow in Oregon

5/22/2009 - By US Ski Team

Following a season of incredible success, the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team reunited this week in Oregon to begin its training season in the lead up to the 2010 Olympics.

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