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Ski Fitness

5 Ways to Reduce the Effects of High Altitude

Skiing and snowboarding the world’s best slopes means some serious exposure to high altitudes. And while that’s great news for the quality of your ride, it’s not always great news for your body. Read more about...

Conditioning For Winter Sports

Winter… the season so many look forward to every year. The time where you can finally bring your board out of storage and let go on the slopes. But, before you act too quickly, are you staying in tune with your...

The Top Benefits of Taking Ski Lessons

Learning a new skill is a great way to bring in the new year. Since January is Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month, many resorts are offering great deals for first-timers. Whether you are interested in skiing or...

Ship Your Skis | Skiing or Snowboarding: Which is Safer?

There’s nothing else like that rush that you get from swooping down a mountain of fresh powder. It’s absolutely exhilarating because there’s that element of risk. But, just how dangerous are skiing and...

Ship Your Skis | How the Winter Games Brings Us Together

We live in a polarized world. If you’re not one, you’re the other. However, every two years, a single event brings us together – the Winter Games. It’s a time when we put away all of our differences to cheer for...

Winter Olympic Muscle

If the sight of the 2014 Winter Olympics inspired you to learn a new sport, you need to take three important steps: Take lessons in your sport of choice Understand which muscle groups the sport engages Begin a sport...

The Cat and the Salamander: Agility Training for Life and Sport

  In any snow sport, the ability to react to the environmental changes, without losing alignment or stability, is an important skill. Chip Richards, the champion Freestyle Skier, has much to say about this. In...

Ski Fitness: Training Movements, Not Muscles

As the height of ski season draws near, ski and fitness magazines and websites will no doubt present a deluge of best skiing workouts. Some will offer excellent advice. Others will leave out two important elements:...