Petter Northug: Volume training in August, high altitude in early September

23 July 2013 13:15
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Petter Northug Jr. follows the Olympic plans to a T. The Norwegian ace is going to traning in August before departing for another high altitude training camp in early September.

"At this time of the year he is working a lot on volume. He is back in Norway. In August it is the place to be, both for training and competitions," Northug's personal coach Eirik Myhr Nossum said.

Monday this week marked 200 days until the first competition of the Olympic Winter Game takes place. Earlier this summer Norhtug dropped the plan trip to Las Vegas and focuses only on training for the great success in Russia in February.

In April Norway's Cross-Country star was through a minor knee injury. "It's nothing he would notice now. He took only a week off and then it was out of his mind," Mossun explained.

Northug plans to compete in all six competitions in Sochi. Cross-Country skiing fans should see Northug in all World Cups after Winter Olympic Games and as well at the 8th edition of the FIS Tour de Ski.

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