The Importance of Cross Training

Living in Jackson most people are extremely active and enjoy a variety of different recreational activities from cycling and running, to climbing and mt. biking. Participating in these activities is great for your body and also a lot of fun. Practicing these sports alone can cause your body to become imbalanced, weak in certain muscles,…

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Baja Beach Bootcamp with the Ladies!!!!

The ladies: Ashley Magnuson, Hannah Horigan, Hannah Whitney,Pip Hunt and Crystal-Rose Lee I am in Mexico on vacation with 5 awesome ladies that I compete in freeskiing events with. I convinced them to join me on the beach for bootcamp at 730 this morning. The temperature is perfect in the morning for exercise and the…

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Cycling Specific Classes

Two weeks ago I started a cycling specific class for women, it has been fun and great for my coaching because the women are very athletic and hard workers, but have a lot of muscle imbalances. I have been working with them to equal out their hamstrings, quads, endurance and power and lastly focusing a…

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Sport Specific Training Week 1!

This past week was the first week in sports specific training getting everyone ready for the summer sports. We did one day of work capacity and one day of strength. The work capacity session was meant to focus on anaerobic power and mental fitness. The heart rate was elevated and then the athlete had to…

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Benefits of Sport Specific Training

Even if you are not a professional athlete there are still very large benefits to training sports specifically. Whether you have goals of being a better hiker, climber, biker training for that can help a ton! Just 2 hours a week can really help with imbalances and strengthening, I have noticed that a lot of…

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80s Workout Wednesday!!!

Come join me at the Rec Center this Wed night the 19th from 6 to 715 pm for a fun 80s style workout. You will be sweating and having fun I promise! We will have great music, everyone will be dressed up and you will get a good workout!!! Hope to see you then!!

Power and Core

Today we focused a bit on power doing some clean squats with the kettlebells, the agility ladder, we then moved into leg blasters which we have been training the last 6 weeks. This is one of my favorite exercises and I notice it the most in my skiing. Eccentric training I believe is some of…

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Jane Fonda and Core

Today was the first day back after a week off, so I still wanted to ramp up the intensity, but cater toward some of the new people I had in class. We did the Jane Fonda, which is a great gluteal workout and really works the stabilizer muscles in the butt! I also tried to…

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Strength and Balance

Today we focused a little more on strength and balance. We started with the Barbell complex which is a great way to warm-up and get the muscles firing properly. We then did some squat cleans, which really helps the person get the quickness from a clean to a squat position. This is a great training…

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