Cross-country skiing is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. It is
good for the heart and lungs, and there is not the shock and stress to the feet and
ankles that there is in running. There are exercise machines that allow the same
movements as cross-country skiing. These machines can be used indoors all year long.
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