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Training This Week: April 30 to May 6

Week #1 of 2017-18

Coming Up:

  • Summer Training Starts Tuesday May 2
  • Week #1 of 2-week Intro to Training Phase

Monday April 30:

  • Biathlon: No formal practice this evening.
    • Strength Training at Performance 104 to start Monday May 7

Tuesday May 1

  • Who: Summer Training Athletes
  • Where: Hawrelak Park (Far parking Lot)
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  Coach Driven  – Intro to Training (2 weeks)
  • Technique: Running – so bring running shoes!

Wednesday May 2:

  • Biathlon: At the Range
  • XC – Suggested Training LSD
    • 1 to 1.5 hrs slow, easy run or bike

Thursday May 3:

  • Who: Year Round Athletes in the Summer Program 
  • Where: Hawrelak Park (Far parking Lot)
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  “Natural Strength”, Core, and “Base Training”
  • Technique: Run (on foot)

Friday May the Fourth: (Watch a Star Wars Movie)

  • Recovery Day
    • Easy run/walk/ski, some core, and light stretching.

Saturday May 5: Designing a Yearly Training Plan (YTP) Part 1

  • Who: Summer Program
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Technique: Running (on foot)
  • What: Basics of the YTP
    • Some Theory and indoor session – bring a binder and a writing instrument (pen or pencil)
      • Will cover Training Log, Training Zones, Use of HR Monitor, and RPE
      • Will discuss routines, habits, and sleep and nutritional needs of successful athletes
      • Will introduce the 80-20 principle of training
    • Continue with the 2 week intro-to-training phase.

Sunday May 6:

  • Self directed training. Long Slow Distance (LSD)

Summer Program Registration is now Open

Follow this link to registration

Follow this link for program descriptions

Spring Fling This Sunday :-)

SWC Spring Fling Ski

  • When: Sunday, April 15, 9:00 am
  • What: Last throw-down race of this extended ski season, just for fun! Free technique, 4km course (Fox – Owl – Wagon)
  • Format: 4KM Open Men/ Women and Open Youth; 16KM (4 lap) Open Men / Women, Open Relay, Youth Relay. Relay teams of 2-4 skiers, time bonus for best relay team name
  • Registration: Email name, distance, and relay team skiers and team name to Deadline: Saturday, April 14 10pm. Race day registration by bribe only
  • Check-in / bib pick-up: 8:00 to 8:45am at the Info Center
  • Post-race: BBQ will be fired up; hot dogs supplied while quantities last (bring your own if you want!); water and Gatorade


ENSC’s Erin Bennett named to Canada U20 National Development Team

Congratulation to Erin Bennett who has been named to the Canada U20 National Biathlon Team.

Team Canada