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Two Weeks of Quality Training at CXC Training Camp
Two Weeks of Quality Training at CXC Training Camp

Two Weeks of Quality Training at CXC Training Camp

9/5/2006 - By CXC Skiing

The CXC Team August camp started in Hayward in Mid-August and then joined MN Nordic Project for a four day camp on the North Shore of Lake Superior to wrap up 2 weeks of quality training. ,

Use Plyometrics to Develop Explosive Strength for Cross Country Skiing
Use Plyometrics to Develop Explosive Strength for Cross Country Skiing

Use Plyometrics to Develop Explosive Strength for Cross Country Skiing

8/28/2006 - By Mike Muha

At the NordicSkiRacer.com June Training Camp, Coaches Fjeldheim and Ryan demonstrated six different plyometric drills to develop explosive strength in cross country skiers. Here's photos and video.,

It's All About Technique

8/19/2006 - By Mike Muha

Took 2 minutes off my time trial time. Could it be better technique learned from Sten Fjeldheim and Jenny Ryan?,

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CXC/ Birkie Summer Camp: An Intense 4 Days
CXC/ Birkie Summer Camp: An Intense 4 Days

CXC/ Birkie Summer Camp: An Intense 4 Days

8/15/2006 - By CXC Skiing

The CXC/ Birkie Summer Camp was well staffed for the group of open camp participants. The coaching staff included recent Olympian and U23 World Chamionship team members.,

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.,

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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.,

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!,

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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?,

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?,

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