No snow around this time of year—just pavement and the various poling machines. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be working on your technique. And with the growing prevalence and importance of double-poling, this seems like a good area to focus on.
Hammer all you want. You'll get faster and stronger. But if you spend some time practicing your downhill technique, you may get faster sooner.
PSIA is offering two classes at Crystal Mountain Resort starting January 30, 2016: XC Fundamentals Workshop/Instructor Training Workshop, and Cross Country Level 1,2,3.
Co-hosted by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs and Nub's Nob, the series begins Wed, Jan 6 at 6 p.m. with a focus on classic skiing. The focus will alternate each week between classic and skate skiing and continue every Wed night through March 9, 2016.
Allen Tran, MS, RD, USSA High Performance Chef, walks through a simple way to make a batch of breakfast burritos that you can store and reheat when ready to eat.
The North American Vasa and the Vasa Ski Club will be offering their annual cross country ski program in January at Timber Ridge Resort. This program is designed to introduce families and individuals to the basic skills needed to enjoy the sport.
The herringbone is used when the terrain is too steep to diagonal stride. There are five basic elements to the herringbone.
Four tips for getting around a corner fast! And a couple drills you can do to learn how to ski corners better...
John Johnson is offering free Classic and Freestyle cross-country ski lessons in the Midland area starting December 13, 2015. Classes fill be offered in December, January and February.
On snow yet? U.S. Ski Team coach Bryan Fish reviews the fundamental body positions and movements for classic skiing technique.
U.S. Ski Team coach Bryan Fish shows a double pole drill that uses the broad jump to teach the rhythm and timing of the double pole. Do this drill on rollerskis on soft grass to get the feel without worrying about falling.
Have back pain from doublepoling? Jason Cork explains he importance of keeping ankles supple for efficient movement and to avoid chronic back pain.
Nothing in the calendar for the next thirty days.