Training This Week: Sept. 21 to Sept. 27

  • ENSC AGM is on Saturday September 26 at 7:00 pm via ZOOM
    • Join us via Zoom by clicking here
  • Registration for Fall Programs is still OPEN!! If you haven’t registered, Go to Zone4 to register!!
  • NOTE: The first two weeks of “acclimation period” is half over. We are still getting used to the new routines, using “new muscles” and changing our mindset to skinny skiing. This takes a while and thus we are still easing into training.
  • Monday
    • Youth Racers – Technique
  • Tuesday at Hawrelak
    • All Program Groups
  • Thursday at Kinsmen Fitness Centre
    • Strength Training – meet by the tennis court
  • Saturday
    • All Programs – Meet at Gallagher Hill (Edmonton Ski Club)
  • The week looks a lot like last week, at least with respect to where we are meeting. The details of the training are different 😀

Monday September 21: First day of AUTUMN!!

  • Youth Racers
    • SKATE RS at Kinsmen
    • 6:00 pm
  • Zoom Strength PM

Tuesday September 22:

  • Who: All Programs 😀
  • Where: Hawrelak Park – Meet at parking lot by pedestrian bridge
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00
  • What:
    • All Groups
      • Coach Directed Intensity
        • Warm Up (5/5/5 and to include activation and mobility)
        • Sprints
        • Intensity workout
        • Game 😀?
    • Bring: Check w/Coach, but include a drink belt, and a change of clothes (at least a dry shirt). It tends to get cool once the sun sets

Wednesday September 23:

  • Distance/Recovery Ski/Training Day
    • Ski/Run/Ride 1.5 to 2 hrs at Z1 depending on your Training Plan

Thursday September 24:

  • Who: Thursday Strength Group
  • Where: Kinsmen Park (By the tennis Courts)
  • When: 6:30 to 8:00
  • What: Mobilization and Coordination/Strength Training w/Carl
    • Kenyan Foot Dance etc.
  • Technique: Running Shoes
  • Bring: Appropriate training equipment and a change of clothes for after

Friday September 25:

  • Active Rest Day
    • Complete rest – (NO training) or active/recovery training.
      • I.E. go for a walk or bike ride but keep it very, very easy.

Saturday September 26: AGM tonight at 7:00 pm via ZOOM

  • Second Full Week of Training
    • Who: All Groups
    • Where: Gallagher Park/Edmonton Ski Club – Click HERE for directions and location
    • Time: 10:00 am to 12 Noon
    • What: Coach Directed Intensity
      • Warm Up (5/5/5 and to include activation and mobility)
      • Sprints
      • Intensity workout
      • Game 😀?
    • Bring: Running Shoes and Striding Poles (if you have them). Ski poles that are about 5-10cm shorter than your regular winter CLASSIC poles

Sunday September 27:

  • 1 to 2 hrs Long Slow Distance – LSD (Refer to your Training Plans)
  • Add 4-6 sprints of 10-15 seconds after 30-40min. Spread these out over the course of the workout.