Training This Week

Here you will find Cross Country and Biathlon training schedules for the coming week.

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Training This Week: February 19 to February 25

Posted on
February 18, 2018 by

Week #25 of 2017-18

Coming Up:

  • February 24/25 – Biathlon Westerns/Calforex Cup – Red Deer
  • February 24 – Cookie Race – Kananaskis – Click HERE to register
  • February 25 – AB Cup 7 – Canmore – Click HERE for more information
  • February 28 – Track’n Trail presents ZiZU Night Race #3 – Team Sprints
  • March 2-4 – Alberta Youth Championships (AYC) – West Bragg Creek – Click HERE for info
  • March 4 – Beat the Blues Boogie – SWC
  • March 10-17 – National XC Championships – Thunder Bay ON.

Monday February 19:

  • Typically a recovery day. Go for a light ski if you are able, do some light core and balance work and plan your training week 🙂
  • Biathlon: Training at the Range

Tuesday February 20:

  • Who: All Programs
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  Mostly Intensity but Coach Driven
  • Technique: Skate Technique

Wednesday February 21: 

  • Biathlon: Training at the Range – 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • XC – YR Intensity
    • Sprint Simulation
      • Warm Up
      • Simulation
        • Prologue (individual)
        • Teams of 2 (3x1000m)
        • Good Technique
        • Keep it light and in control
    • Technique: Skate

Thursday February 22:

  • Who: YR’s, AR’s, and YD’s
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  Strength and Drills with Technique focus
  • Technique: Classic

Friday February 23: (Travel day for some – Cookie Race and AB Cup 7)

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

Saturday February 24: (Cookie Race)

  • Who: All Programs(Stay tuned..some programs may be cancelled due to participation a the Cookie Race/AB Cup 7)
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 10:00 am to 12 noon
  • Technique:
  • What: Intensity
    • Coach driven

Sunday February 25: AB Cup 7 – Canmore

  • Self directed training. Long Slow Distance (LSD)