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1 day ago in Alpine
Martin Guyer on Fundamentals
USSA Eastern Regional Coach Martin Guyer shares his ideas on fundamentals for tech events.
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11 days ago in Alpine
Framing Drill for GS Radius Turns
When making GS turns, the upper body orientation should generally mirror the lead change at the feet. Lead change varies throughout the turn to maintain flexion in both ankles. If the skier thinks ...
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11 days ago in Cross Country
Supple Ankles for Double Poling
U.S. Ski Team coach Jason Cork explains the importance of keeping ankles supple for efficient movement and to avoid chronic back pain when using the double poling technique. These simple examples ...
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13 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Building a Strong Immune System Through Diet
By making sure a few essential minerals are included in your athlete diet, you can boost your immune system and reduce the chances of getting sick during the winter season.
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43 days ago in Sport Science
Strength Exercises Part 2
USSA Strength and Conditioning Coach Bob Poehling demonstrates four more leg and core exercises for skiers and riders to help strengthen less commonly trained muscles such as the tibialis anterior ...
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84 days ago in Alpine
Carry the Torch
This exercise promotes strong lateral balance. The ski poles are held with the thumb and forefinger at the bottom of the grip. The outside pole tip drags on the snow to the outside of the turn ...
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84 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Getting Iron in a Performance Diet
USSA High Performance Chef Allen Tran helps athletes understand how to make sure they get sufficient iron in their diet. There is a difference in how the body absorbs iron from animal sources ...
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91 days ago in Alpine
Holding Poles Parallel to Slope
In this exercise, the skier holds their poles in front of their body, trying to keep the poles parallel to the slope along the path they travel. Hands can be palms down or palms up. Palms up can ...
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134 days ago in Sport Science
Lower Leg Exercises
USSA Strength and Conditioning Coach Bob Poehling demonstrates some lower leg exercises that can help skiers and riders alike. Proper technique as demonstrated here is important to maximize the ...
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138 days ago in Sport Science
Dynamic Stretching
Dynamic stretching ideas for before and after exercise or training sessions.
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