Training This Week

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

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Training This Week: June 18 to June 24

Posted on
June 17, 2018 by

Week #8 of 2018-19

Coming Up:

  • Week #5 of the Build Phase
  • Tuesday we are classic roller skiing at McKinnon Ravine!!!
  • Thursday we are at the Edmonton Ski Hill (Cloverdale Hill)
  • Saturday we are at Keilor Road.

Monday June 18:

  • XC: Adult Strength at Performance 104
    • Starts at 6:30pm

Tuesday June 19:

  • Who: Summer Training Athletes
  • Where: MacKinnon Ravine – Back parking lot – Click HERE for directions
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  Coach Driven  – Continuing  Build Phase of Training
      • Fartlek Intensity on CLASSIC roller Skis
  • Technique: Skate Roller Skiing – so bring SKATE RS gear and running shoes (just in case)!

Wednesday June 20:

  • XC – Suggested Training LSD
    • 1 to 1.5 hrs slow, easy run or bike

Thursday June 21: Summer Officially Arrives

  • Who: Year Round Athletes in the Summer Program
  • Where: Edmonton Ski Hill – Click HERE for directions
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  “Natural Strength”, Core, and “Base Training”
  • Technique: Run (on foot) and BRING POLES!!

Friday June 22:

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

Saturday June 23:

  • Who: Summer Program
  • Where: Keilor Rd – Click HERE for directions
  • When: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Technique: Skate Roller Skiing – Interval training
  • What: 
    • Basics of the YTP
      • Some Theory and indoor session – bring a binder and a writing instrument
        • Will cover Training Log, Training Zones, Use of HR Monitor, and RPE
        • Will discuss successful routines, habits, and sleep and nutritional needs of successful athletes
        • Will reinforce the 80-20 principle of training
  • Adult Roller Ski:
    • Where: Keilor Rd – Click HERE for directions
    • When: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
    • Technique: Classic Skiing (we will stay with classic skiing this week)

Sunday June 24:

  • Self directed training. Long Slow Distance (LSD)