Today marked the end of Kris’s 6th training block of the year. These are all roughly three week blocks followed by a week of recovery, although the exact number of days in each training and recovery block varies according to the specifics of the schedule.,
The athletes and coaches of the Central Cross Country (CXC) Olympic Development Team would like to invite you to jump start your winter with a weekend of training and technique work, Oct 26-28, at scenic Rainbow Resort in Northwestern Minnesota.,
The Sten & Jen Clinic Sponsored by GRNST, The Bicycle Shop of Grayling, The Cross Country Ski Headquarters and the The Cross Country Ski Shop is now is officially full. New entries will be wait-listed.,
In the past several posts I’ve made reference to a change in the focus of Kris’s training in the current block. As this block comes to an end (the last session is on Friday) we get an opportunity to make some quantitative comparisons.,
Well, Kris is now the second-fastest guy on record up mt Moosilauke. Except that he’s not on-record. He’d have to show-up when Ruff and Cami are actually timing the event in order to go on-record. And that may be on the agenda for this Fall...,
Because we know from experience that heart rate suppression accompanies high training loads under a volume regime we have to acknowledge the possibility that Kris is feeling the stress of a high training load.
The Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC Skiing) is pleased to announce three FREE Get Your Nordic On! clinics in the Hayward area. Join local CXC Team skiers Kristina Owen and Brian Gregg who will be leading the clinics.,
This past week has been Kris’s first week of training with the focus firmly placed on intensity rather than volume. Having said that, there’s hasn’t been a particularly large amount of intensity this week - it’s been more of a ramp-up into training week.,