Develop Injury-Resistant Legs and Joints to Keep from Being Sidelined from the Slopes for Weeks, Months, or Even Forever!Is the stance and alignment you would use while exercising on this machine similar to the functional, athletic stance that you would use when you ski? Some so-called ski fitness machines put you in an alignment that can only be described as dysfunctional.
Skiing is a physically demanding activity and it requires a wide range of body movements. With this in mind, there are several factors that you need to pay close attention to: flexibility, strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness. All these should be improved so you can ski all day long while preventing muscle strain and other injuries.
Bear in mind that your training program should suit your ability and the level of conditioning that you need. In this section, let’s take a look at the different exercises and activities that you can do to prepare your body for some Skiing action
Beyond just building the necessary strength and endurance to be able to attack the mountain like you own it, we also knew that it was essential to make sure the programs were balanced for proper development of opposing muscle groups and joint health in your knees and hips.
After all, what good are strong legs if you end up throwing out a knee or tearing your ACL and ruining your entire ski season!
Therefore, we put careful consideration when developing the routines into making sure we were building functional leg and joint strength that was balanced giving you injury-resistant joints.