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Cross-Country Skiing Tips for Beginners

Cross-country skiing involves traversing uphill, downhill and flat terrain on a long pair of skis, and unlike downhill skiing, you can cross-country ski nearly anywhere with enough snow. Although gravity does much of the work for you when downhill skiing, cross-country skiing requires endurance and cardiovascular strength. On average, 30 minutes of cross-country skiing burns nearly 300 calories

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from POPSUGAR Fitness

Cross-Country Skiing

article with beginner tips -- be sure to take a lesson first to avoid injury - would love to try this again

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from Fodor's

10 Most Scenic Cross-Country Skiing Destinations

Cross-country skiing is one of the best low-impact, total-body workouts.

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from the Guardian

The week in sport – in pictures

An aerial view shows cross-country skiers climbing a hill during the Engadin Ski Marathon near St Moritz. More than 11,000 skiers participated in the 26.2 mile racePhotograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

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from Fix.com

Snowshoeing or Cross-Country Skiing: Which to Try

Try cross country skiing or snowshoeing for a full-body workout this winter! #Fitness

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