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Yep -- don't disagree with any of your comments. I've always tried to do total body type workouts and used to be a kayak racer also. The roller skiing does allow me to do hard interval type workouts without ripping up my legs doing the same running speed workouts like track intervals or hard hill ru...
I have mentioned on this forum before how much I think/know that roller skiing has been an outstanding addition to my running/racing. Last night was another proof to me that training works great together. As I get older, and my friends who have been excellent runners and racers most of their lives c...
I did the tire drag around on a few workouts now and it works just fine. I also agree that the added benefit is on those long steep hills that I would have to walk down, are now controllable with the tire doing the extra drag along with the speed reducers. So for what it is worth -- an excellent wor...
The one I use for running/hiking training is a 16 inch tire. I put an eye bolt through the middle part of the tread and then attach a lanyard that I attach to a carabineer around a waste belt. Usually I try to find ways to work out that give a nice workout in a short period of time. That definitely ...
- Wed May 10, 2017 10:51 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Dry land training
- Replies: 11
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Here is another question for you Folks -- it is a running training technique to do both for sprinting and some easier running while pulling a tire behind you. Anyone ever try this with roller skis? The V2 skis that I have work well on a crushed gravel path and I already use the "speed reducers&...
- Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:42 am
- Forum: Roller Skis
- Topic: Anyone rollerskiing yet?
- Replies: 64
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Yep -- been getting a couple sessions in a week. But where I live the snow is the anomaly unfortunately. Having said that, I really do enjoy the roller skiing and the workout. Anything I can do that fits into the "out the back door" category is OK by me.
- Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:06 am
- Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
- Topic: Is there something that is slippery on grass?
- Replies: 13
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Well -- pushed the wrong button.. sorry about that. Yeah my CAT skis worked well on dry grass. Not so hot on wet grass or if it was freshly mowed -- but definitely worked well on the right grass surface. They worked great on artificial turf.