Meet the Coach: Chris Bates

Wright Training has brought on another member to our coaching staff, introducing Chris Bates! Chris has a great science based background graduating with a Bachelors and a Masters in Exercise Physiology from University of Miami. To introduce him to the gym we asked him some questions about himself, check out what he had to say.…

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WOW w/ Coach Angie

Hello Wright Training Athletes!   Hopefully, you have been out enjoying all the snow we have been getting! Your body may be sore, tried or even a tad overworked. Check out the workout below to give your body a nice overall recovery for the next round of POW.    I hear often from clients, how they…

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WOW w/ Coach Taylor

Hi Wright Athletes! I hope everyone is having a great week and enjoying this abundance of snow! My name is Taylor Smith and I’m excited to share my FIRST ever Workout of the Week. This week’s WOW focuses on a workout that is perfect for at home. The workout just requires two kettle bells or…

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WOW w/ Coach Chris

Workout of the Week February 21th, 2018 This workout is designed to be your mid-ski season workout.  With your knees and hip flexors being repetitively taxed by downhill and/or backcountry skiing, we need to keep your posterior chain active, strong, and mobile enough to handle the weeks ahead.  Also, you may have been compensating with…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Aiden Ulrich

Road from a Traumatic Brain Injury By: Aiden Ulrich   I was recently in Japan working on a project with Icelantic Skis. Our first stop of the season was Hokkaido, Japan, the northern most island. During our month around Sapporo, Kutchan, and NIseko, it snowed over 25 feet. As a Jackson native I’m no stranger…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Olivia Starich

I’ve never been small. I mean sure, I was a child once, but relative to my classmates, teammates and friends growing up, I was always larger. I was an athletic kid; I was on all sorts of soccer, basketball and track teams growing up, and as I got older, I started training horses, dancing, backpacking,…

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Injury Recovery with Cole Benson

1.)  What/When was your injury    On April 16th, Targhee’s closing day, I took a jump to flat. I had a complete tear of my ACL and had complex tears in the medial and lateral menisci of my right knee.   2.)  How did training before and after your surgery help you physically/mentally?    After the injury…

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Physiological Breakdown of Skiing

Well there is no question about it that ski season is coming up fast. In the spirit of winter sports just around the corner I want to talk about some of the physiology that occurs. So buckle up, it’s time to do some learning!   Frist, I want to discuss is the general muscle actions…

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Summer Rewind with Veronica Paulsen

With winter fast approaching, I’m finding myself more and more eager to start skiing again. I’ve been thinking back on what I accomplished over the summer, and how the work I put in will help me this winter. During the spring and early summer I skied as much as possible, ending my season with a run…

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