Skip navigation

Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

A little friendly competition among skiers on the Vasa Ergometer

6/4/2007 - By Mike Muha

A couple NordicSkiRacers have been out playing with the Vasa Ergometer. We've been trying different competitive scenarios.

Junior Biathletes Train at Colorado Camp
Junior Biathletes Train at Colorado Camp

Junior Biathletes Train at Colorado Camp

6/4/2007 - By Gary Colliander

The first Junior Development Camp was held May 3-6 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During the first full day, athletes were fitted to rifles and went through the process of learning the basic shooting mechanics in the two story indoor shooting facility.,

May's Cross Country Ski Fitness Test

6/1/2007 - By Mike Muha

To get myself more motivated, I decided I'd do the US Ski Team fitness test (also called the "Medals Test") in May to set a baseline for the year.

www.rundlesport.com
Bend Camp
Bend Camp

Bend Camp

5/31/2007 - By Pete Vordenberg - TeamToday.org

We skied a lot, trained a lot and worked hard on team cohesion in Bend now we're bringing it down a notch before heading home.,

Standardized Fitness Test for Cross Country Skiers

5/30/2007 - By Mike Muha

The US Ski Team for years has had a standardize method of testing cross country ski athletes so tests could be compared across the country and at different times of the year. You can easily perform these tests, too!,

Get Your Nordic On in Your Town
Get Your Nordic On in Your Town

Get Your Nordic On in Your Town

5/25/2007 - By CXC Skiing

Are you a retailer, club, team, or training group and interested in hosting a Get Your Nordic On! clinic?,

www.xcskishop.com
First CXC Team training camp of the season
First CXC Team training camp of the season

First CXC Team training camp of the season

5/21/2007 - By Bryan Fish

Goal setting; physiology and general fitness testing; results analysis and individual coach/athlete meetings to develop individualized plans; and begin ski specific team training and technique analysis.,

Strengthening the Arms for Faster Pole Recovery
Strengthening the Arms for Faster Pole Recovery

Strengthening the Arms for Faster Pole Recovery

5/21/2007 - By Craig Storey

Skiers must spend lots of time working the muscles of the shoulders, back, stomach and arms that power the PUSH phase of poling. But you shouldn't forget to strengthen the RECOVERY phase too!,

2008 cross country ski racing season recap

5/20/2007 - By Mike Muha

It's almost June, and I haven't even reviewed the racing season! Time to get this over with so I can start covering my spring and summer training...

www.cross-country-ski.com

2007 Coaches Symposium and Certification Program

5/17/2007 - By CXC Skiing

This is an annual educational opportunity for Central Coaches at all levels; youth, middle and high school, junior, collegiate, club and adult/master skiers.,

The Upper Body in Skiing

5/17/2007 - By Stephen Seiler

During skiing the contribution of the upper body to movement velocity varies from perhaps 10% during the classic diagonal stride to 100% during double poling. During skating uphill , the upper body contributes 50% or more of the total force.,

Elite female athletes, their pregnancies and post-partum recocovery

5/13/2007 - By Mike Muha

Joanne Gerstner of the Detroit News wrote a series of articles in Saturday's paper about the difficult of being an elite athlete while pregnant or recovering from pregnancy.

More Training News...

www.rundlesport.com

UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

TUE, NOV 20, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer rollerski intervals
Maybury State Park, 8 Mile Rd entrance, Northville, MI

SAT, NOV 24, 2018

NordicSkiRacer long rollerski
West Boat Launch, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

NordicSkiRacer long rollerski
West Boat Launch, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

TUE, NOV 27, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer rollerski intervals
Maybury State Park, 8 Mile Rd entrance, Northville, MI

More events...

www.concept2.com/skierg/concept2-skierg?utm_source=nsr&utm_medium=display&utm_campaign=se&utm_content=se-2018
www.rollerskishop.com/index.php
www.saliceusa.com/
webcyclery.com/catalog/nordic-skiing-catalog-1899/