Alignment – Cross Country Ski Technique

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Weight transfer for thinking skiers

Weight transfer and balance Ski drills to improve balance often challenge you to hold your balance on a single ski. A common example is to balance on one ski as you glide downhill. We work on balance, in part, to improve weight transfer. Weight transfer is an expression used in Nordic skiing to describe how […]

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Better Balance for Nordic Skiers

Skiers of all levels are balanced when they ski – unless they’re falling down. The difference in balance between a novice and expert is their base of support. As your skill improves, you’ll feel balanced and comfortable on an increasingly small and unstable base of support. You are also able to adjust the relative position […]

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4. Exercising for Alignment

This is the fourth article in a series about body alignment. Scroll down for the start of the article. Background: I went from enjoying an active lifestyle to being unable to take a quick, short walk without significant pain and discomfort. I wrote this series in the hopes the information might help other people avoid […]

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