Strength and Work Capacity.

This week we focused a lot on strength mixed with some endurance work capacity sessions. The goal is to keep the athletes strong for their recreational sports. I focused on some single leg squats to target the weaker side and improve balance. We also did some 15 to 20 minute work capacity sessions that really…

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The week of no snow!

This week was really busy for classes, which made me happy and I was glad to see people are still trying to stay strong for ski season when hopefully it finally does come. It is hard when you train for 8 weeks and then just stop, it is so important to maintain strength, balance and…

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Turkey week!

This week we focused a lot on core and work capacity not putting as much emphasis on the legs. I introduced a few new progressive exercises including overhead lunges, which strengthens the core and helps stabilize the shoulders. We also did a mini work capacity set that worked the shoulders, challenged the core while also…

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Week 6, Last Week!

This week was the last week of ski fitness before we have an unload week and do 3 more weeks of sport specific training and then go into maintenance training for the winter. Day one this week we focused on targeting the hamstrings through balance doing single leg deadlifts, the quads especially in skiing become…

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Ski/Snowboard week 4

This week on Day 1 we focused on some strength mixed with some suicide sprints at the end to work on recovery. Day 2 we added some upper body and increased the leg blasters and continued with skier hops. This week I could tell a major difference in how the athletes were moving and how…

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Week 2 done!!

The second class this week we focused more on strength and power. We increased our leg blasters to 10 minis from 6 mini leg blasters. The human body is pretty amazing in its ability to gain strength very quickly through training. Week 2 is done and I already see big differences in all the athletes…

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