The author writes about the importance of being in shape while skiing and provides examples of specific exercises that can be done to achieve this. The author suggests weight training, sit-ups, planks and an exercise called “windshield wipers”. The writer includes photos and step by step instructions on how to perform the suggested exercise moves. The writer also states the benefits of being in shape prior to skiing.
- Any type of weightlifting movement will improve your skiing and snowboarding, (especially squats!), but use these core exercises to supplement the fitness program.
- Though primarily a core and hip flexor exercise, Toes to Bar also use small muscles that can get overlooked.
- Plank exercises are generally seen as good for the core, depending on who you ask, but adding new elements to them can make them tougher and more effective.
“Any type of weightlifting movement will improve your skiing and snowboarding”