Why We Ski by Ashley Robin

Why We Ski       December 6, 2016. It’s 6:30 am and my alarm goes off at full volume about 10 inches from my ear. Now, to be clear, I’m one of those people with the preset alarms on their phone- “7:40 Time for the Gym!” “8:30 Good Morning!” “10:00 Ok, I get that…

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Workout of the Week by Coach Max

Hello Wright Trainees,   The Workout of the Week is a hybrid of strength, work capacity, and stamina. The warm up involves all the major muscles that will used through out the workout. By the end of the warm up you should be breathing fairly hard and feel a bit more mobile. If that is…

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Ambassador Blog: Brendan Burns

Strength Training and Snowboarding   Working as a professional splitboard guide and snowboard instructor has wreaked havoc on my body. As guides, we often refer to the constant ache in the lumbar region as “Guide Back”.   Unfortunately, I have witnessed a number of my mentors and fellow guides suffer the effects lower back injuries.…

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The Physiology Of Skiing

The physiology of skiing and alpine   For those of you that attended the 8-week ski/snowboard fit progression, the time has come where we put all the hard work on the hill. I want to explain to you all how and why the Quadzillas, Leg Blasters, and Step-Ups (for the ski-moers) will make you ski…

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