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The Best Training Investment  You’ll Ever Make
The Best Training Investment  You’ll Ever Make

The Best Training Investment You’ll Ever Make

4/17/2007 - By Kip Knight

The New Leaf Active Metabolic Assessment System can benefit any physical fitness buff from the athlete that is training and racing on a weekly basis to the individual wanting to trim down and firm up in the most efficient and safest way possible.,

CXC End-of-Season Raffle Winners
CXC End-of-Season Raffle Winners

CXC End-of-Season Raffle Winners

4/14/2007 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce the winners of the end of the season raffle. Proceeds supported the CXC Team’s spring trip to Canadian and US Distance National Championships.,

Final Words of the Week on the Double Push

4/13/2007 - By Thomas Stöggl

The technique might be just applicable at start, finish-spurt and moderate uphills were you normally change to paddling.,

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Getting Started with the Double Push on Cross Country Skis
Getting Started with the Double Push on Cross Country Skis

Getting Started with the Double Push on Cross Country Skis

4/12/2007 - By Ken Roberts

I got the double push working on snow. This video is of my first time trying it on snow. My approach is to make a hop with my foot up in between those two pushes, and switch the aim of the ski while it's partly up in the air.,

The Double Push: More Visualization

4/11/2007 - By Mike Muha

Here are a couple videos - include one in slow motion - of Chad Hedrick doing the double push on inline skates. Think you can do this on skis?,

So what IS the Double Push?
So what IS the Double Push?

So what IS the Double Push?

4/10/2007 - By Mike Muha

The best way to understand the double push is to watch an inline skater - the double push originated as an inline technique.,

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Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing
Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing

Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing

4/9/2007 - By Thomas Stöggl & Stefan Lindinger

Using the Double Push and Klap Skate, athletes were able to complete a 50m measurement track faster than using conventional skate technique.,

Bill Brundage: A Man for All Seasons

4/7/2007 - By Mark Urban

For Bill Brundage, variety is the spice of sport. The 56-year-old from Traverse City is involved in activities that often require more than one discipline, from canoe competitions to adventure races, triathlons to trail marathons - & Michigan Cup racing!,

Biathlon Youth Development Camp June 21 - 24

4/2/2007 - By US Biathlon Team

The USBA Youth Development Camp is aimed at athletes ages 13-15 who are interested in learning more about the sport of biathlon.,

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Principles of Racing Down Hills

3/8/2007 - By Mike Muha

Keep your hands in front. Keep your knees and feet relaxed. Be light on your feet. Look where you want to go. Lead with your hands. Ski downhills faster!,

2006 US Olympic Team member Abby Larson joins CXC for Technique Clinics

2/22/2007 - By CXC Skiing

Abby Larson, 2006 US Olympic Team member, will be joining CXC Team members to run classic and skate technique clinics on Friday, February 23 during Birkie weekend at Telemark Resort.,

Nutritional Advice for Female Cross-Country Skiers

2/16/2007 - By FIS

The FIS Sub-Committee for Ladies' Cross-Country has updated the highly informational booklet called 'The Role of Adequate Nutrition for Performance and Health for Female Cross-Country Skiers.' Here's the link to download it.

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