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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…