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Schweitzer hosts Successful Ski-a-thon

24 Hours of Schweitzer raises over $63,000 for Cystinosis Research

Sandpoint, ID – Schweitzer Mountain didn’t sleep the night of Friday, January 30th. The Selkirk stars laid witness to an order of skiers and snowboarders, braving the bitter-cold, raging winds, weakening knees, and breathless lungs as they trusted in the strength of their hamstrings and their hearts to carry them on a 24-hour odyssey for a cure.


Fitness for Families

The family that sweats together stays—and skis—together. Here’s a fitness routine the whole gang can manage.

You don’t need us to tell you that each member of your family is wired differently. What you might not know is that, despite your differences, each of you—including your can’t-sit-still 9-year-old and your teenage X-Box addict—can tune up for the slopes with the same workout, and enjoy your ski vacation more because of it.

Fitness: Back Burners

Instruction

Abs get all the press, but the flip side of your core deserves its 15 minutes, too.

Preseason Strength Training: Machine Prone Hamstring Curl

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Want to ski better than ever? Try our preseason strength training fitness plan, and we guarantee you will.

Preseason Strength Training: Machine Prone Hamstring Curl

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Want to ski better than ever? Try our preseason strength training fitness plan, and we guarantee you will.

Preseason Strength Training: Body Weight Squats

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Want to ski better than ever? Try our preseason strength training fitness plan, and we guarantee you will.

Step 7: Flexibility

Fitness

Do you have range of motion? We won't take time for a stretching sermon here. You know that incorporating even a few stretches into your slope-day prep will ward off injury and boost your performance.

Avoiding the Knife

Fitness

Most¿but not all¿ACL injuries require surgery. Find out when it makes sense to skip the operating room and head straight to the gym.

My Aching Back

Fitness

The back is one of the most active muscles used in skiing, and it's also a common spot for injury. Here's how to keep pain from sneaking up from behind.

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