Summer is slowly coming to a close – 90 degree weather in the forecast for the upcoming Northwest weekend. Yet, just last week, as children were return to school snow was falling in Alberta, Colorado and Wyoming. I LOVE the beautiful colors of fall so I hope that the snow stays away just a little […]
Are you PHYSICALLY ready for the ski season? Make this ski season your BEST EVER: Confidence to ski the entire mountain. Endurance to ski the bumps from top to bottom. Agility, power and strength to tackle the steeps. Finesse to carve the groomers. Energy to ENJOY a full day of skiing. Joint Integrity to minimize
Great skiing is characterized by the skiers ability to have a positive, selective effect on any of the skills (balancing, edging, rotary and pressure control movements) at anytime. The foundation of great skiing are balancing movements. Balancing movements are present in all sports and especially in skiing…when a person is standing, strapped onto “two boards”
Quads are on fire, back is fatigued, and shins are sore…ever felt this way after your first day on the snow? A ski stance similar to one the pictured to below, right side of the gentleman in the background – he has little ankle flex and hips behind his feet – firing up those quads!
8 Key Components of a PEAK Ski Conditioning Program Ok – as I sat down to write this I began to think…………..”maybe people do not want to train or focus on skiing all year long – like ME! Gosh people – what are you thinking!? LOL!” However, I do know that MOST people want to