Music Or No Music While Training: World’s Best Ski Marathoners Share Their Preferences

Music Or No Music While Training: World’s Best Ski Marathoners Share Their Preferences

Leaders, Newsfeed
We at the Dailyskier like asking world's best skiers their opinion on things pertaining to their training and performance. Last time it was about rollerskis they prefer This time around we went all the way up and asked them what's in their ears - if anything, that is. - Do you ever train with earphones/loudspeakers on? - If “yes” - what do you listen to ( music, radio, podcasts, audiobooks) ? Andreaas Nygaard -I never use music in training. Ever! John Kristian Dahl - Sometimes I train with earphones, mostly without, focusing on technique etc. I will recommend fast beats like dance/edm for hard training, and meaningful podcast, with whatever you are interested in, for slow training. I mostly listen to this mentioned above , for example Avicii for hard training…
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Because It’s Friday – And You Love Your Coach

Because It’s Friday – And You Love Your Coach

Gear News, Newsfeed
Just because 1. it's Friday 2. you've done with your training micro-cycle and feel good about life, this world & all the humanity in it. 3. that 'peaceful, easy feeling' extends to your beloved coach, source of most of your pains, those physical especially, – and you want to do something nice for her or him. Here's something NOT for you – but for the said coach in your life: Blizwheel ESkates – foldable, futuristic and outright cool electric skates https://youtu.be/zaqGZ2bpIg0 You know what your coach would particularly appreciate, if our experience is anything to go by? Check you that dude at 02'09” trying – and, obviously, failing a decent one-foot glide? It's because he never went to that famed Supreme Higher Coaching Education Academy you've heard so much about…
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Science To Rescue: Our Rollerski Scraped Knees Would Heal Three Times Quicker With New Smart Bandage

Science To Rescue: Our Rollerski Scraped Knees Would Heal Three Times Quicker With New Smart Bandage

Gear News, Newsfeed
How many times did you fall on rollerskis this year and scraped your knees real bad? And how many days did it take for those wounds, scrapes and lacerations to heal? Rollerskiers (and bikers, inline skaters and other brothers & sisters in pain in lower extremities) rejoice! Because researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, working jointly with Harvard Medical School and MIT, have come up a smart bandage that is meant speed up wound healing by the factor of three! At least that's what was achieved with wounded lab mice – their skin tissue regrew three times faster. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3d6uFlRuPZY The bandage itself is very XXI century – it consists of "electrically conductive fibers coated in a gel that can be individually loaded with infection-fighting antibiotics, tissue-regenerating growth factors, painkillers or…
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Meet Miss World Who Is  Avid XCSkier

Meet Miss World Who Is Avid XCSkier

Newsfeed, Trivia
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ0qDPjFNkX/ “Let's wrap up the rollerskiing season))” Meet Ksenia Sukhinova – former Miss World, actress, TV Host, - and avid skier & rollerskier. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPkfIARFp8_ Regular on magazine covers and with 230.00 followers in Instagram, a 30 year old Russian top model is, possibly, the sport's greatest promoter in her home country. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPuWDjTl6DE For anybody suspecting some sort of PR stunt, here's Ms. Sukhinova putting her V2 skating technique on display. https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/826806554036940801 Sukhinova was born in Khanty and grew up in Tyumen, two of the Russia's main cross skiing centers https://www.instagram.com/p/BRQdVpmhSfH/ Here's beauty tip from beauty queen: frost is the best make-up artist one could find! https://www.instagram.com/p/BPucYHKFyT1 Photo courtesy of Instagram @kseniasukhinova
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Klarälvsloppet  Aims To Become Summer Version of Vasaloppet

Klarälvsloppet Aims To Become Summer Version of Vasaloppet

Newsfeed, Travel & Mass Sport
Whatever we do here at the Dailyskier, we always try to deliver the following point across: skiing/rollersking is not just a great sport – it's a growing sport, as more and more people discover its beauty and benefits. One of the signs of the bright future ahead for the sport is in growing numbers of competitions and mass races held throughout the world. Today we introduce yet another new entrant in the field: Klarälvsloppet in western Sweden. ...Through the serene hills and forests of Swedish Värmland runs a 90km smooth asphalt road with no motor traffic. Klarälvsbanan is one of the world's best known rails-to-trails projects, turning disused railroads into exercise paths for all. For quite some time now Klarälvsbanan was a venue of regular meet-ups of cyclists. For the…
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