Category Archives: training

Nov, Dec 2021 and Jan, Feb 2022

Exercise – hockey 2x / week, workouts and dog walking. Note very cold weather from mid Dec to mid Jan. Downhill skiing and skinning practice. Nakiska, Sunshine(Wietse), Marmot(Rick). Uphill practice at fish creek, battalion park and prairie.

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Nakiska Jan 14

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Chester Lake Jan 9, 2021 Backcountry Ski

An introductory ski trip for a beginner. Played in some trees/glades towards Galatea ridge. About 450 m and 8 km. Pictures

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Stretching and Diet (D3/K2) for cold hands, trigger finger, carpal tunnel and Raynaud’s

Getting old can suck. Developed some Trigger finger in my ring and little fingers and some lumps in the palm. Cold hands. Physio and diet to the rescue. Over the last 2 years, I have reversed the trigger finger and … Continue reading

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Prairie Mountain – training Sept 7, 2020

From roadside to top without stopping 1 hr 30 min. Training is hockey and golf once per week, weights, dog walking and hikes.

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Quarantine Activities March 14 to May 14

Bike riding, dog walking, stairs and basement workouts.

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Stairs, dog walking and hockey

Hockey – twice a week. Stairs with Toffee sat 22nd – 330 m or 7 times. sunny, 6 C but windy. Dog walk every day.

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SSV – downhill Feb 17, 2020

Solid day with Wietse. Legs felt good. Mostly sunny day but a little cool. Forecast was overcast and flurries. Lots of runs.  22 or so.

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SSV skiout and Wawa Feb 11, 2020

Training run with the Nunataq’s Light snow but sunny for run down. 740 m and 12.4 km. 2.5 hrs up to top of Wawa. Steady pace (~300 m/hr) Felt good. Strong ski down. Top to park lot in 30 min. … Continue reading

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Nakiska Jan 7, 2020

Downhill day 45 km so 22 km of ski 6000 m 12 runs 4 hours Ankle feels good. Pleased with outcome of operation. Minimal swelling. Twice a week of hockey. Scoring more goals. Gradually getting over head cold. (three weeks) … Continue reading

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