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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.
  • XC:NO STRENGTH TRAINING THIS WEEK!
    • 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 bjorn.taylor@strathcona.ca 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

Bjorn

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