Ski/Snowboard Week 2

This week we progressed the leg blasters from 4 mini leg blasters to 6 mini leg blasters. We continued to focus on balancing and stabilizing the body through strength and endurance. I had the athletes do a timed work capacity to measure their core strength, upper body, agility and endurance. They will retest at the…

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Ski/Snowboard Week 1

The first week of ski/snowboard fitness is complete! Day 1 was a combination between work capacity and leg blasters. I started everyone with a tough work capacity with 8 stations of 1 minute intervals involving core, agility and endurance. This is a great starting point for everyone to measure their beginning fitness entering the class.…

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Ski/Snowboard Fitness 2012!!

When:  October 15 to November 21 (Nov 27 for Tue and Thursday classes) 12 classes!Times: Tuesday and Thursday 815 am, 115 pm and 730 pm              Monday and Wednesdays at 830 am and 730 pmCost: $156This will focus on stabilization, injury prevention, agility and endurance to get you as prepared…

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Bike Training Week 4

I have missed posts the last 2 weeks due to my injury on a bike! So here we are week 4 and with only one week of mountain, downhill and cycling class to go! This week I really started to notice the strength differences in all the athletes, everyone is really starting gain more strength…

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Bike Training Week 1

This week was the first week of bike fitness and we did one day of strength and one day of work capacity.Tuesday we focused on strength and the main  lift that we focuses on was front squats. I recorded everyones weight and at the end of the 10 sessions we will track the progress. The…

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Downhill, cycling and Mt bike training!

Cross training for biking is incredibly important for injury prevention, physical and mental conditioning. A lot of people just bike to get in shape for biking season, which is good but not enough. When only biking the same muscles become overused and important muscles take the back seat to the bigger and stronger muscle groups.…

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Work Capacity and recovery!!

This week the workouts included back to back work capacity sessions to help with faster recovery and mental toughness. It has been really rewarding to see all the athletes continue to progress and maintain base fitness. It is so important especially during the ski season to maintain functional movement to prevent injury and stay strong…

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