Important Differences Between Training Volume and Training Load in Skimo Training

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How can two training plans be the same overall volume but be designed for two completely different athletes? How can we quantify training in a sport … [Read more...]

Effective Training Planning for Your Next Skimo Season

You might have heard Kilian Jornet say that he doesn't follow a structured training plan and trains more by feel. However, he still plans around his goals and does this after many years of high level experience.

Are you ready to ski yet? We bet a lot of you are. After all, the snow has been flying already. We are big proponents of planning your next season … [Read more...]

Roller-ski Training For Skimo: Video, Drills and How-to tips

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Should I be including roller skiing in my summer and fall skimo training? And what should I even be doing? If you have been wondering about the … [Read more...]

How to Taper and Peak for Your Goal Skimo Race: Volume, Intensity, Recovery…

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After months of training, it can be daunting when the time finally comes for your big race. While it’s not possible to ‘make’ your race by … [Read more...]

Training Plan: 12 Weeks to Your Best Skimo Race

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Today, after receiving much feedback and almost two years after releasing the Manual For Ski Mountaineering Racing e-book, we are proud to announce … [Read more...]

Skimo Training: How to Transition to On-Snow Training

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Summer is firmly in the rear view mirror and the days are starting crisp and dark. Snow is flying in the mountains and, depending on where you live, … [Read more...]

Biking Instead of Running? Proven Tips for Effective Summer Skimo Cross-training

This last winter, due to living in flat Edmonton, Peter rode his fat bike a lot as means of training for skimo.

The following article is a guest post by Peter Knight and is similar to our last week's post - How to Start Running After a Skimo Season Without … [Read more...]

How to Start Running After a Skimo Season Without Getting Injured

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Although the ski season is not fully finished yet, we are all thinking about summer activities more and more with every sunrise. A year ago we … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Series: Training tips for September-October

Eric Carter and Melanie Bernier getting in some early "skinning" mileage.

September marks change of seasons in North America and Europe. One minute you are suffering through the heat of summer then the next it is end of the … [Read more...]

Report: 3rd Annual SkinTrack Summer Training Camp

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Over the last weekend (Sep 4-6, 2015), we hosted the 3rd annual SkinTrack Summer Skimo Training Camp, with activities based around Whistler … [Read more...]

2015 Skimo Summer Training Camp

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If you are reading this then you are invited :) We have decided to change things a little with basing one or two days around Whistler and beyond. … [Read more...]

Transitioning from Skimo to Summer Training

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Spring arrives at different time in different years. Some of us finish the last race of the season in February or March and are ready to hang up the … [Read more...]