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US Cross Country Team Gets Their Vegetables at New Zealand Camp

8/11/2006 - By US Ski Team

A handful of U.S. cross country skiers are back on snow for the first time since the end of last season, midway through the Ski Team's fifth consecutive preseason trip Down Under while other athletes nominated to the 2007 squad are training at home.,

Junior Biathletes 'Summering' in Snowy Argentina

8/9/2006 - By US Biathlon Team

While most US Biathletes are sweating through summer dry-land training, several National Junior team athletes are training on mid winter snow in Bariloche, Argentina.,

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make

8/9/2006 - By Steve Born

Tenth and last in a series of articles about sports nutrition. In this installment: Far too often, athletes put themselves at a 'metabolic disadvantage' during a race by fueling improperly prior to the race.,

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make

8/2/2006 - By Steve Born

Ninth in a series of articles about sports nutrition. In this installment: Athletes who fail to replenish carbohydrates and protein shortly after workouts will never obtain full value from their efforts.,

West Yellowstone Ski Festival Right Around the Corner
West Yellowstone Ski Festival Right Around the Corner

West Yellowstone Ski Festival Right Around the Corner

7/26/2006 - By Jamie Green

We estimate that close to 3000 skiers were in West Yellowstone last year to celebrate the start of the ski season. It’ll be tough to top 2005 but we are sure going to try!,

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make

7/26/2006 - By Steve Born

Eigth in a series of articles about sports nutrition. In this installment: What if your nutrition plan is not working during an event?,

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How Technique-Specific VO2 Max Affects Racing Performance

7/24/2006 - By Jenny Ryan, Phil Watts & Randy Jenson, NMU

Jenny Ryan et al. recently gave a presentation in Finland about how technique-specific VO2 Max can impact overall cross country ski performance. What are the implications for your training?,

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make

7/19/2006 - By Steve Born

Seventh in a series of articles about sports nutrition. In this installment: Should you just grab something off the aid station table?,

New Coaches Hit the Ground Running at First Biathlon Training Camp

7/18/2006 - By US Biathlon Team

The new US Biathlon National Team Coaches, Per Nilsson and Mikael Lofgren have been putting US Biathletes to the test over the last week, conducting their first training camp with many of the National Team athletes.,

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CXC Regional Development Camp Recap
CXC Regional Development Camp Recap

CXC Regional Development Camp Recap

7/14/2006 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association recently completed a week long testing and technique camp for CXC Ski Team, Regional Development Group, and State Development Group athletes. 38 junior, collegiate, U23 and top senior athletes attended.,

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make

7/12/2006 - By Steve Born

Sixth in a series of articles about sports nutrition. In this installment: Solid food vs. liquid food during long endurance events.,

Track Hurdle Drills for Surviving Slippery Snow Conditions
Track Hurdle Drills for Surviving Slippery Snow Conditions

Track Hurdle Drills for Surviving Slippery Snow Conditions

7/10/2006 - By Mike Muha

Ever struggled to stay upright on an icy trail? Don't wait for awful ski conditions to work on agility and balance - start now in your own backyard under sunny and warm conditions!,

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