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 […]
Funny what you unearth when you’re cleaning. This fall I have been cleaning and organizing, preparing myself and the family for our CRAZY winter activities and to finish 2013 with best practices in place (more on that later). Actually, I KNOW that I have an envelope full of letters from my parents and dear friends…………I
Snow is beginning to dust the mountain peaks of North America. Stevens Pass, Washington (photo from Stevens Pass Mountain Resort Facebook Page, 9-24-13) Along with speckled white mountain tops – ski movies, too, are a signal that the upcoming ski season is around the corner. Ski movies stoke the spirits of skiers and snowboarders
Skiing is my PASSION and athletics have been in my life for 42 years! My soon-to-be-released 12-Week PEAK Ski Conditioning Program is my dream “marriage” of my 20 year career, in the fitness industry, and my love I’ve had for skiing since the age of three. For those of you who do not know me,
My husband was wondering “are there any exercises I can do when I’m driving up to the mountain to go skiing?” He likes to multi-task and exercise while sitting down! Well, this got me thinking……..for a moment! Absolutely! Why not perform some exercises while you’re heading to the mountain – what else are you doing?
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”
Body Weight Exercises that will Enhance Your Ski Performance on the Mountain First day on the snow ever feel like this? Burning quads after your first run, fatigued back, huffing and puffing after one bump run, wobbly legs after only a half day of skiing? The first few days on snow can be physically challenging
Skiing Mountain Biking Fitness Ski! Your best training for a sport is to participate in the sport. In the Northwest, we are fortunate to have a few ski resorts that remain open into early summer &/or through summer. My recommendation is ski one time a month through the summer. Timberline, OR open daily through May