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Tony Percha and I were out at Indian Springs Metropark for a little skate rollerski. We did a Long Slow Distance ski - 2 hours at between 60% and 70% of our max heart rate. LSD sessions enhance your body's capacity to deliver oxygen to your muscles and your body's ability to burn fat as a source of energy. Additionally, LSD running teaches your body to store more energy as glycogen in your muscles. Try doing this workout without feeds - only water. Indian Springs is a good place for LSD. After the initial long downhill, the 8 mile trail is pretty flat.

Tony Percha and I were out at Indian Springs Metropark for a little skate rollerski. We did a Long Slow Distance ski - 2 hours at between 60% and 70% of our max heart rate. LSD sessions enhance your body's capacity to deliver oxygen to your muscles and your body's ability to burn fat as a source of energy. Additionally, LSD running teaches your body to store more energy as glycogen in your muscles. Try doing this workout without feeds - only water. Indian Springs is a good place for LSD. After the initial long downhill, the 8 mile trail is pretty flat.

Andy Keller Named NMU Nordic Ski Coach
Andy Keller Named NMU Nordic Ski Coach

Andy Keller Named NMU Nordic Ski Coach

6/23/2021 - By NMU

Northern Michigan University has selected Andy Keller as head Nordic ski coach. Keller served as associate head coach during the 2020-21 season and was the Wildcats' Assistant Coach for three years prior.

Copper Country Ski Tigers has two coaching positions open
Copper Country Ski Tigers has two coaching positions open

Copper Country Ski Tigers has two coaching positions open

6/17/2021 - By Jennifer Becker

The Copper Country Ski Tigers has two openings, one for a Competition Team Head Coach and a second for a Competition Team Assistant Coach.

Raising $4k for cancer research...and riding 100 miles for the very first time!
Raising $4k for cancer research...and riding 100 miles for the very first time!

Raising $4k for cancer research...and riding 100 miles for the very first time!

6/16/2021 - By Jeffrey Moore

It has been quite a while since participating in a fund raising event of this nature...and this will be the first time for me to ride 100 miles in one day.

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Michigan Tech will host the 2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships
Michigan Tech will host the 2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships

Michigan Tech will host the 2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships

5/27/2021 - By Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Team

Michigan Tech will host the 2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships! Thank you to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard organization and its constituents who afforded the opportunity to bring this National Championship event back to Michigan Tech!

US Cross Country Ski Team announced
US Cross Country Ski Team announced

US Cross Country Ski Team announced

5/11/2021 - By U.S. Ski & Snowboard

The 2021-22 team is highlighted by an experienced group of World Cup, World Championship, and Olympic athletes, including Olympic gold medalist and 2021 FIS Overall Champion Jessie Diggins.

End of an Era: Sten Fjeldheim retires after years of excellence
End of an Era: Sten Fjeldheim retires after years of excellence

End of an Era: Sten Fjeldheim retires after years of excellence

3/30/2021 - By Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University's most decorated head coach, Sten Fjeldheim, will retire after 34 years as leader of the Wildcat Nordic ski team.

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Sten Fjeldheim named CCSA Coach of the Year
Sten Fjeldheim named CCSA Coach of the Year

Sten Fjeldheim named CCSA Coach of the Year

3/26/2021 - By Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan's Nordic Ski head coach Sten Fjeldheim has been named the 2020-21 Central Collegiate Ski Association Men's and Women's Coach of the Year.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins 2020-2021 Michigan Cup
Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins 2020-2021 Michigan Cup

Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins 2020-2021 Michigan Cup

3/17/2021 - By Mike Muha

It was a short season, marked by many race cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Headquarters was still able to get the team out to win the overall Michigan Cup.

It was a fabulous day for the MI Cup Relays!
It was a fabulous day for the MI Cup Relays!

It was a fabulous day for the MI Cup Relays!

3/11/2021 - By Mariah Frye Colie

Twenty-nine relay teams took on the course, which consisted of several trails and plenty of sections that had been bolstered by artificial snow. Skiers from all the Michigan Cup teams showed up and reveled in great spring conditions and camaraderie.

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Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop wins Brumbaugh Cup
Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop wins Brumbaugh Cup

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop wins Brumbaugh Cup

3/6/2021 - By Mike Muha

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop has won the 2021 Brumbaugh Cup for most powerful senior team on the Michigan Cup circuit. HH/CCSS finished with 468 points, well ahead of second place Grand Rapids Nordic Ski Team.

Haapala, Jean, Wakeley, and Davis win overall 2021 Michigan Cup
Haapala, Jean, Wakeley, and Davis win overall 2021 Michigan Cup

Haapala, Jean, Wakeley, and Davis win overall 2021 Michigan Cup

3/5/2021 - By Mike Muha

Ken Dawson, Michigan Cup's esteemed points keeper, has released this year's individual winners, including individual winners, the 10% club, and the skiers with the most points.

Wax recommendation for the Michigan Cup Relays
Wax recommendation for the Michigan Cup Relays

Wax recommendation for the Michigan Cup Relays

3/5/2021 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations for the final Michigan Cup race of the 2021 season, the Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters.

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THU, JUN 24, 2021

Rollerski intervals and more!
Maybury State Park, Northville, MI

SAT, JUN 26, 2021

Long Slow Distance Rollerski
Indian Springs Metropark, White Lake, MI

TUE, JUN 29, 2021

Rollerski intervals and more!
Maybury State Park, Northville, MI

Tuesday night road ride (Team NordicSkiRacer)
East Boat Launch Parking Lot, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

THU, JUL 1, 2021

Rollerski intervals and more!
Maybury State Park, Northville, MI

SAT, JUL 3, 2021

Long Slow Distance Rollerski
Indian Springs Metropark, White Lake, MI

TUE, JUL 6, 2021

Rollerski intervals and more!
Maybury State Park, Northville, MI

Tuesday night road ride (Team NordicSkiRacer)
East Boat Launch Parking Lot, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

THU, JUL 8, 2021

Rollerski intervals and more!
Maybury State Park, Northville, MI

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