Category Archives: Training

Dock Talk: How often do you incorporate drill work in to your practices? 

With Kevin McDermott, Associate Director Craftsbury Sculling Camp, Head Coach Trinity College men’s rowing team   “I don’t have time for drill work. I need to get on the water and go.” “I don’t like doing drills. And changing my routine isn’t for … Continue reading

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The Front End: Keystone of the Stroke

Note: Check out our Tech Tips Archive for content like this from past years, and subscribe to our Sculling eNewsletter to receive future editions in your inbox! By Troy Howell, Managing Director COC Sculling Camps Back around 2003, I was … Continue reading

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Marathon Tapering with Heidi Caldwell

Note: want more content like this? Subscribe to our monthly running eNews for technique and training tips, local events, nutrition info, and more. The VT City Marathon is coming up on May 27th! Craftsbury Running Camp director Heidi Caldwell, coming … Continue reading

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Dynamic Erging: How to Row when the Arms or Legs are Long

Note: Check out our Tech Tips Archive for content like this from past years, and subscribe to our Sculling eNewsletter to receive future editions in your inbox! From Steve Whelpley, GRP Rowing Coach  Especially those of us counting the days … Continue reading

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Dan Cnossen Wins Six Paralympic Game Medals

Dan Cnossen, who is currently in the running for “Best Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year,” won an astounding six medals at last month’s Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea! We have had privilege of having Dan train with us … Continue reading

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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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