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Training This Week: May 8 to 14

General Summer Training

  • Mondays – Youth Strength Training at Performance 104
  • Tuesdays – General Training
  • Wednesdays – Adult Strength Training at Performance 104 (STARTS THIS WEEK!!)
  • Thursdays – Ski Specific Training
  • Saturdays – Adventure Saturdays and Adult Roller Skiing (STARTS MAY 20)

Highlights This Week:

  • Monday – Youth Strength Training at Performance 104
  • Tuesday – General Training at Hawrelak Park
  • Wednesday – Adult Strength Training at Performance 104
  • Thursday – Ski Specific Training at Hawrelak Park
  • Saturday – Adventure Saturdays
    • General/
    • Adult Roller Skiing – (Starts May 20)

Monday May 8:

  • Biathlon – At the Range. Check with your coaches!!
  • XC – Youth Strength Training at Performance 104
    • Be ready to “GO” at 4:30… to 5:30
    • Bring INDOOR Shoes!!!

Tuesday May 9: 

  • Which Programs: General Training
  • When: 6:30-8:00 PM
  • Where: Hawrelak Park.
  • What: – Acclimation Period (2 Weeks)
    • Intro to running, warm-up routine, preparedness, home core routine, etc.
  • Technique: Running
  • What to Bring: Appropriate training clothes for the weather, running shoes, drinkbelt, and some dry clothes to change into afterwards. Check the weather.
  • NOTE:
    • Always bring a change of clothes to change into after training!! You never know!

Wednesday May 10: 

  • Biathlon – At the Range
  • Adult Strength Training (Start Date TONIGHT!!)
    • Performance 104
    • 6:30 to 7:30
    • Bring INDOOR Shoes!!!

Thursday May 11: 

  • When: 6:30 to 8:00 
  • What: Ski Specific Training!!
  • Where: Hawrelak Park
  • Technique: On Foot…
  • What to Bring: Running shoes and Striding poles (YES) – check the weather 🙂

Friday May 12: 

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

Saturday May 13 – Day 2 of Adventure Saturday

  • When: 10:30 to 12:30 noon
  • What: How to Run!! We will continue with this theme!
    • We are going to learn how to run…since this is what we do so much of in the off-season
    • Remember… there are different ways to run  🙂
  • Technique: Sprints to LSD
  • Where: Goldbar Park
  • What to Bring: Definitely running shoes… but dress appropriately and check the weather!!

Sunday May 14:

  • What: Self Directed Training
    • Suggested training is LSD either a run, bike, or hike…keep it slow (you MUST be able to keep a conversation going the whole time)

Summer Training Starts This Week: May 1 to May 7

Summer Training starts on Monday May 1…

General Summer Training

  • Mondays – Youth Strength Training at Performance 104
  • Tuesdays – General Training
  • Wednesdays – Adult Strength Training at Performance 104
  • Thursdays – Ski Specific Training
  • Saturdays – Adventure Saturdays and Adult Roller Skiing

Highlights This Week:

  • Mondays – Youth Strength Training at Performance 104
  • Tuesdays – General Training at Hawrelak Park
  • Thursdays – Ski Specific Training at Hawrelak Park
  • Saturdays – Adventure Saturdays
    • General/
    • Adult Roller Skiing – (Starts May 20)

Monday May 1:

  • Biathlon – At the Range or Recovery Day! Check with your coaches!!
  • XC – Youth Strength Training at Performance 104
    • Starts at 4:30 to 5:30
    • Bring INDOOR Shoes!!!

Tuesday May 2: 

  • Which Programs: General Training
  • When: 6:30-8:00 PM
  • Where: Hawrelak Park.
  • What: – Acclimation Period (2 Weeks)
    • Intro to running, warm-up routine, preparedness, home core routine, etc.
  • Technique: Running
  • What to Bring: Appropriate training clothes for the weather, running shoes, drinkbelt, and some dry clothes to change into afterwards. Check the weather.
  • NOTE:
    • Always bring a change of clothes to change into after training!! You never know!

Wednesday May 3: 

  • Biathlon – At the Range
  • Adult Strength Training (Start Date TBD)

Thursday May 4: 

  • When: 6:30 to 8:00 
  • What: Ski Specific Training!!
  • Where: Hawrelak Park
  • Technique: On Foot…
  • What to Bring: Running shoes and Striding poles – check the weather 🙂

Friday May 5: 

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

Saturday May 6 – Day 1 of Adventure Saturday

  • When: 10:30 to 12:30 noon
  • What: How to Run!!
    • We are going to learn how to run…since this is what we do so much of in the off-season
    • There are different ways to run?? Yes 🙂
  • Technique: LSD to Sprints
  • Where: Hawrelak Park
  • What to Bring: Definitely running shoes… but dress appropriately and check the weather!!

Sunday May 7:

  • What: Self Directed Training
    • Suggested training is LSD either a run, bike, or hike…keep it slow (you MUST be able to keep a conversation going the whole time)

Training This Week: March 13 to 19

Still Some good Skiing This Week 🙂

Coming Up:

  • National Championships XC – March 18 to 25

Highlights This Week:

  • Nationals start on Saturday

Monday March 13:

  • Biathlon – At the Range or Recovery Day! Check with your coaches!!
  • XC – Easy Ski or recovery Day

Tuesday March 14: 

  • Which Programs: All Groups
  • When: 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Where: Goldbar Park.
  • What: – According to your Lead Coach
  • Technique: SK Skiing
  • What to Bring: Appropriate training clothes, SK Ski stuff, a snack, drinkbelt, and some dry clothes to change into afterwards. Check the weather.
  • NOTE:
    • Always bring a change of clothes to change into after training!!

Wednesday March 15: 

  • YR – Intensity Training 
    • Edmonton Ski Hill at 6:30 pm – Short MAS Training
    • Skate
  • Biathlon – At the Range

Thursday March 16: 

  • When: 6:30 to 8:00 
  • Who: YD, AD and AR
  • What: Regular XC training!!
    • Warm-Up (to include isolating body segments – legs only, DP only, 1-armed skiing, etc.), Sprints, Strength/resistance, Endurance
  • Where: Goldbar
  • Technique: SK…Stay tuned!
  • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather 🙂

Friday March 17: 

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

Saturday March 18: XC Nationals Start – Canmore

  • TA, YD, and Adults 
    • When: 10:00 to 12 noon
    • What: Regular XC training!!
      • Intensity Training (According to your Lead Coaches)
    • Technique: SK
    • Where: Goldbar
    • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather

Sunday March 19:

  • Beat the Blues Boogie – SWC Sunday March 12 Click HERE to register
  • What: Self Directed Training
    • Suggested training is LSD at SWC using the technique of your choice
      • Make it a family and friends affair; go for the day and bring a lunch 🙂

Training This Week: March 6 to 12

Winter is Back in Edmonton!!!

Coming Up:

  • Biathlon National Championships  – Canmore, AB Mar 7 to 12
  • Beat the Blues Boogie SWC March 12 Click HERE to register
  • National Championships XC – March 18 to 25

Highlights This Week:

  • Beat the Blues Boogie SWC March 12

Monday March 6:

  • Biathlon – At the Range or Recovery Day! Check with your coaches!!
  • XC – Easy Ski or recovery Day

Tuesday March 7: 

  • Which Programs: All Groups
  • When: 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Where: Goldbar Park.
  • What: – According to your Lead Coach
  • Technique: CL Skiing
  • What to Bring: Appropriate training clothes, CL Ski stuff, a snack, drinkbelt, and some dry clothes to change into afterwards. Check the weather.
  • NOTE:
    • Always bring a change of clothes to change into after training!!

Wednesday March 8: 

  • YR – Intensity Training 
    • Edmonton Ski Hill at 6:30 pm – MAS Training
    • Skate
  • Biathlon – At the Range

Thursday March 9: 

  • When: 6:30 to 8:00 
  • Who: YD, YR, AD and AR
  • What: Regular XC training!!
    • Warm-Up (to include isolating body segments – legs only, DP only, 1-armed skiing, etc.), Sprints, Strength/resistance, Endurance
  • Where: Goldbar
  • Technique: CL
  • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather 🙂

Friday March 10: 

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

Saturday March 11:

  • TA, YD, YR’s, and Adults 
    • When: 10:00 to 12 noon
    • What: Regular XC training!!
      • Intensity Training (According to your Lead Coaches)
    • Technique: SK
    • Where: Goldbar
    • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather

Sunday March 12:

  • Beat the Blues Boogie – SWC Sunday March 12 Click HERE to register
  • What: Self Directed Training
    • Suggested training is LSD at SWC using the technique of your choice
      • Make it a family and friends affair; go for the day and bring a lunch 🙂

Training This Week: February 27 to March 5

Coming Up:

  • AB Cup 7/8 Canmore – March 4/5
  • Fast Trax Night Race #3 SK Sprint Relays – Goldbar (Stay Tuned) – Wednesday March 8
  • Beat the Blues Boogie SWC March 11
  • National Championships XC – March 18 to 25

Highlights This Week: Week 

  • AB Cup 7/8 Canmore – March 4/5

Monday February 27:

  • Biathlon – At the Range or Recovery Day! Check with your coaches!!
  • XC – Easy Ski or recovery Day

Tuesday February 28: 

  • Which Programs: All Groups
  • When: 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Where: Goldbar Park. This may change to Edmonton Ski Hill…STAY TUNED!!
  • What: – According to your Lead Coach
  • Technique: SK Skiing…BUT might be a good idea to bring both SK ski equipment AND running shoes!!!
  • What to Bring: Appropriate training clothes, SK Ski stuff, a snack, drinkbelt, and some dry clothes to change into afterwards. Check the weather.
  • NOTE:
    • Always bring a change of clothes to change into after training!!

Wednesday March 1: 

  • YR – Intensity Training 
    • Edmonton Ski Hill at 6:30 pm – MAS Training
  • Biathlon – At the Range

Thursday March 2: 

  • When: 6:30 to 8:00 
  • Who: YD, AD and AR
  • What: Regular XC training!!
    • Warm-Up (to include isolating body segments – legs only, DP only, 1-armed skiing, etc.), Sprints, Strength/resistance, Endurance
  • Where: Goldbar or Edmonton Ski Hill…Stay Tuned
  • Technique: SK
  • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather 🙂

Friday March 3: 

  • Some will be Travelling to Canmore for AB Cup 7/8
  • Recovery Day
    • Easy ski, some core, and light stretching.

Saturday March 4:

  • TA, YD, and Adults…YR at AB Cup  
    • When: 10:00 to 12 noon
    • What: Regular XC training!!
      • Intensity Training (According to your Lead Coaches)
    • Technique: SK
    • Where: Goldbar (Or Edmonton Ski Hill…stay tuned)
    • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather

Sunday March 5:

  • YR and some others at AB Cup 7/8 in Canmore
  • What: Self Directed Training
    • Suggested training is LSD at SWC using the technique of your choice
      • Make it a family and friends affair; go for the day and bring a lunch 🙂

Training This Week: February 20 to 26

Coming Up:

  • Cookie Race Feb 25 – Click HERE to register
  • AB Cup 7/8 Canmore – March 4/5
  • Beat the Blues Boogie SWC March 11
  • National Championships XC – March 18 to 25

Highlights This Week: Week 

  • Cookie Race Kananaskis Feb 25

Monday February 20:

  • Biathlon – At the Range
  • XC – Easy Ski or recovery Day

Tuesday February 21: 

  • Which Programs: All Groups
  • When: 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Where: Goldbar Park.
  • What: – According to your Lead Coach
  • Technique: SK Skiing…BUT might be a good idea to bring both SK ski equipment AND running shoes!!!
  • What to Bring: Appropriate training clothes, SK Ski stuff, a snack, drinkbelt, and some dry clothes to change into afterwards. Check the weather.
  • NOTE:
    • Always bring a change of clothes to change into after training!!

Wednesday February 22: 

  • YR – Intensity Training 
    • Edmonton Ski Hill at 6:30 pm – Self Directed
  • Biathlon – At the Range

Thursday February 23: 

  • When: 6:30 to 8:00 
  • Who: YD, AD and AR
  • What: Regular XC training!!
    • Warm-Up (to include isolating body segments – legs only, DP only, 1-armed skiing, etc.), Sprints, Strength/resistance, Endurance
  • Technique: SK
  • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather 🙂

Friday February 24: 

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

Saturday February 25:

  • All Groups 
    • When: 10:00 to 12 noon
    • What: Regular XC training!!
      • Intensity Training (According to your Lead Coaches)
      • ADULTS: No practice in Edmonton, all Adult group coaches will be at the Cookie Race
    • Technique: SK
    • Where: Goldbar
    • What to Bring: According to your Lead Coach but dress appropriately – check the weather

Sunday February 26:

  • What: Self Directed Training
    • Suggested training is LSD at SWC using the technique of your choice
      • Make it a family and friends affair; go for the day and bring a lunch 🙂