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He's Fit

10/19/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris did his Sunapee time trial this morning in 20:31 - 13 seconds faster than his previous best time, and 18 seconds faster than last November. He paced the effort fairly conservatively today, and the result was obviously much better than on Oct 4th.,

More Photos from Fjeldheim Clinic in Grand Rapids
More Photos from Fjeldheim Clinic in Grand Rapids

More Photos from Fjeldheim Clinic in Grand Rapids

10/18/2007 - By Mike Muha

One group skiing classic, the other perfecting skating without poles. Everyone enjoying the sun and warm temperatures.,

Whiteface TT - 2nd Place, Good Test

10/17/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris started the race according to plan - fairly conservatively. He heard Duncan behind him and figured that the pack was there. By the time he turned around to take a look, about three minutes into the race, they had put a pretty big gap on the field.,

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Good. Really good. Maybe too good?

10/16/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

Today’s session was double-pole intervals - 5X3min with 4 min recovery, targeting 10mMol/L by the end of the workout. Kris’s plan was to sit-in on the sprinters for at least the first couple of intervals, and then see how it was going.,

Lake Placid 07 Update #2
Lake Placid 07 Update #2

Lake Placid 07 Update #2

10/16/2007 - By Pete Vordenberg, TeamToday.org

The essential steps: set an overall goal, find ways of measuring progress, concentrate on what you are doing, develop the skills necessary to take advantage of the opportunities available, AND keep raising the stakes.,

Generate Power from the Weak Side doing V2 Alternate
Generate Power from the Weak Side doing V2 Alternate

Generate Power from the Weak Side doing V2 Alternate

10/15/2007 - By Mike Muha

V2-Alternate, also called the two-skate, is essentially doing a doublepole on every second skate push. Done right, the leg push is equal on both sides. But are you doing it right?,

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Rollerski photos from Saturday's Sten Fjeldheim Camp
Rollerski photos from Saturday's Sten Fjeldheim Camp

Rollerski photos from Saturday's Sten Fjeldheim Camp

10/10/2007 - By Mike Muha

Here's more photos from Saturday ski clinic sponsored by the Grand Rapdis Nordic Ski Team sponsored. Northern Michigan University coaches Sten Fjeldhiem and Jenny Ryan work with skiers on skating technique on rollerskis.,

Feeling Lazy

10/10/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

For the last couple of days Kris has reported feeling "lazy". This is one of those words. Kris isn’t lazy, and he knows he’s not lazy. Feeling "lazy" means that his body is ready to go. This is good.,

Sten Fjeldheim: Do the Dirty Johnson!

10/9/2007 - By Mike Muha

The "Dirty johnson" allegedly earned it's name when Andrew Johnson demonstrated it to a group of skiers and coaches.

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GRNST Sten Fjeldheim Clinic, Saturday Morning photos
GRNST Sten Fjeldheim Clinic, Saturday Morning photos

GRNST Sten Fjeldheim Clinic, Saturday Morning photos

10/8/2007 - By Mike Muha

Here's some photos from the Saturday morning dryland session at the Grand Rapdis Nordic Ski Team sponsored cross country ski clinic with Northern Michigan University coaches Sten Fjeldhiem and Jenny Ryan.,

Good Indications from Lake Placid

10/8/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris has been in Lake Placid with the rest of the National Team, and a bunch of others, for the past couple of days. Friday was a very easy day of training, just about an hour of skating, easy. Today Kris did his first session with the sprinters...,

Unsatisfactory Test

10/5/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris ran 21:13 on Sunapee today - 31 seconds off his best time, and about 45 seconds off what we were hoping to see. This is bad news, but it provide some valuable context and and emphasis to what we saw in the last block.,

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