Category Archives: Training

Craftsbury Marathon Nutrition Tips: To Carbo-Load or Not to Carbo-Load?

This is a repost of a blog that we published last year, that explores the concept of carbo-loading. However, with the Marathon coming up, it is certainly still a pertinent topic, and we hope racers find it useful in their … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: The Pre-Race Routine

A good warm-up can make the difference between a so-so race and a stellar one. In your early season prep races, try this pre-race routine that the Green Racing Project skiers follow: Sticking to a solid pre-race routine helps you … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Ski Specific Strength in Poling and Double Poling

From GRP/USBA Biathlete and Fischer athlete Susan Dunklee This workout is great for improving core stability, core strength, arm strength, and balance. These drills are a staple of the US Biathlon Team’s strength training program. However, ski specific strength applies … Continue reading

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Jones Brothers rip it on two wheels.

Although cyclocross may not be our primary sport at Craftsbury, we were proud to see CNSC junior skiers Trey and Owen Jones crushing the New England cyclocross races this fall. Biking is awesome training for cross country skiing, and with … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Singletrack Running with Mindfulness

Workout from Green Racing Project and Fischer athlete Caitlin Patterson Trail running can be a straightforward and nearly mindless workout – just lace up the shoes, find a local trail and go. However if you approach it with mindfulness, it … Continue reading

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Rollerski Safety: Share the Road

On the morning of October 23, 2017, Green Racing Project skiers Adam Martin and Ben Lustgarten were rollerskiing on the roads surrounding Craftsbury when Ben was involved in a serious crash with a pickup truck. Ben tore some muscles and … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Muscle Factor Strength

Strength is an important part of a skier’s training. The following workout is a relatively new addition to the GRP strength-training arsenal. It’s called the “Muscle Factor Model” and it’s designed to create different stimuli in the muscles within the … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Threshold Running/Walking with Poles

Workout from Green Racing Project and Fischer athlete Kaitlynn Miller This workout is part of our Marathon prep series presented by Fischer. We’ll be posting new workouts here every two weeks, along with other training and technique tips. The workouts … Continue reading

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All things skiing, school, and determination, with Dan Cnossen

Navy SEAL officer. Olympic athlete. Harvard grad school student. Just a few activities that demonstrate the breadth of Dan Cnossen’s abilities and interests. Dan Cnossen grew up in Kansas, graduated from the United States Naval Academy, and was deployed in … Continue reading

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CNSC Juniors at Rikert Eastern Cup Gallery

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Last weekend, many of the Craftsbury juniors went to Ripton, VT for the third weekend of Eastern Cup racing at the Rikert Nordic Center. Craftsbury racer Claire Ellis shared a number of pictures with us and they do a wonderful job … Continue reading

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