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1 Emil Persson 25,914,004
2 Emilie Fleten 25,906,053
3 Ida Dahl 25,349,402
4 Kasper Stadaas 25,223,899
5 Andreas Nygaard 24,934,569
6 Johan Hoel 24,707,367
7 Max Novak 24,166,685
8 Magni Smedås 24,096,434
9 Thomas Ødegaard... 23,852,025
10 Torleif Syrstad 23,844,654
11 Amund Riege 23,583,626
12 Axel Jutterströ... 23,542,041
13 Eirik Sverdrup ... 23,451,378
14 Runar Skaug Mat... 23,406,779
15 Herman Paus 23,398,617
16 Oskar Kardin 23,295,927
17 Morten Eide Ped... 23,285,882
18 Stian Hoelgaard 23,173,466
19 Alvar Myhlback 23,165,443
20 Petter Stakston 23,082,621
21 Magnus Vesterhe... 22,979,229
22 Karstein Johaug 22,772,809
23 Tord Asle Gjerd... 22,630,484
24 Johannes Eklöf 22,542,970
25 Thomas Bing 22,374,724
26 Astrid Øyre Sli... 22,119,196
27 Kati Roivas 21,625,092
28 Jeremy Royer 21,459,378
29 Einar Kalland-O... 21,381,668
30 Anikken Gjerde ... 21,371,471
31 Silje Øyre Slin... 21,131,436
32 Nils Dahlsten 21,036,730
33 Klas Nilsson 20,963,902
34 Alfred Buskqvis... 20,959,327
35 Eddie Edström 20,918,257
36 Thomas Joly 20,769,655
37 Torgeir Sulen H... 20,750,282
38 Karolina Hedens... 20,747,023
39 Jenny Larsson 20,746,503
40 Marcus Johansso... 20,519,477
41 Johan Tjelle 20,321,169
42 Patrick Fossum ... 20,194,014
43 Petter Northug 20,160,567
44 Fabián Štoček... 20,118,753
45 Ole Jørgen Bruv... 20,102,163
46 Joar Thele 20,023,863
47 Juuso Mäkelä 19,956,551
48 Sofie Elebro 19,681,634
49 Jan Šrail 19,577,269
50 Fredrik Helgest... 19,176,422
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Recovery – Part 1: The Physiology of Fatigue

As everyone already knows, in endurance sports, training must be sufficiently demanding both quantitatively and qualitatively for development to occur progressively. However, with the accumulation of high training volumes and overall stress from non-sporting activities, it is essential to be careful so that the body has enough time for rest...

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Photo: Magnus Östh/Ski Classics
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Easy runs serve as good recovery amidst intense training. Pictured Team Ragde Charge athletes on a running session in Mallorca

Lactic acid, lactate, and lactate threshold – what are these terms?

Lactic acid and lactate are familiar terms to endurance athletes, aren't they? Many people have the impression that they are the same thing, but that's not the case. These concepts are often perceived as the same, but they have a clear chemical difference. In this article, we delve into the...

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Photo: Magnus Östh/Ski Classics
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Anna-Karin Strömstedt: "Increased focus on details"

The former professional skier has competed internationally in cross-country skiing and biathlon. In recent winters, Anna-Karin Strömstedt has been an expert commentator for Viaplay. Here are Strömstedt's thoughts on how training has changed over time and the most significant differences between how the elite in traditional and long-distance skiing train...

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Ukaleq Slettemark about her triumph on the Artic Circle Race

The Arctic Circle Race unfolded as a test of endurance and mental fortitude in the heart of Greenland's icy expanse. Spanning over three grueling days, the Ski Classics Challengers event held a few weeks ago was a true challenge for its participants. Amongst them stood Ukaleq Slettemark, who took the...

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Photo: Aqqalu Augustussen/Arctic Circle Race
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Off the tracks: Thomas Ødegaarden's post-season plans and reflections

Discover the captivating journey of Thomas Ødegaarden in the Ski Classics Season XV, showcasing resilience, strategy, and triumphs. Follow his reflections on a season filled with challenges and success and explore his plans for summer training and well-deserved downtime.

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Thomas Ødegaarden, Team Eksjöhus, during Summit 2 Senja Season XV

Block periodization and its benefits for cross-country skiers

Block periodization is an effective training method for many endurance athletes. has published several articles on the subject, most recently last fall, and as the new dryland training season begins, it's time to reconsider what this effective training method really means for many skiers.

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Photo: Teemu Virtanen
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Different block training sessions adapted for roller skiing are effective during the summer season. In the photo, Team Ragde Charge's skiers during their training camp in Mallorca last October

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