Globe and Mail: The Jaw-Dropping Benefits of Cross-Country Skiing


The Globe and Mail reported this week about the health benefits of Cross Country Skiing.

"It’s not difficult to predict the punchline here: The skiers were in better shape than the non-skiers. But the magnitude of the differences is jaw-dropping. The results of a battery of physical tests, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology, show that the skiers had approximately twice the cardiovascular and muscular fitness of the untrained group."