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Health and Nutrition

Can the Mayo Clinic Make You a Better Skier?

Data streams, body scanners, and “cross-pollination” are the new frontier in boosting athletic performance. And why not prevent injuries before they happen?

If you are an elite athlete—a huge earner like the NBA’s Kevin Durant or a ski champion like Mikaela Shiffrin—a squad of sports medicine, science, and performance experts would be part of your personal team. Their job: to analyze you head to toe.

Yoga To Ski

Combine health and wellness.

Industry Leaders SKI Magazine & Yoga Journal Join Forces to Encourage Wellness 

SKI and Yoga Journal promote skiers and yogis alike to enjoy community, live music, training, and experiential partner activations in the mountains. These women all embody the experience.

 

Sun's Out Guns Out: Pro Skier’s Summer Training

We asked athletes how they stay fit during the off-season (when they aren’t in South America).

The best skiers know there’s a direct correlation between summer activities and winter abilities. But when the temperature spikes and the sun starts to shine, it’s easy to forget the challenges of carving out turns, enduring tough terrain, and ripping through powder. We asked some of the sport’s strongest athletes what they do to cross-train before ski season.

Unlock the Sunblock: 7 Sunscreen Questions Answered

We asked Dr. Clare Foss, a high altitude skin care expert, for the do’s and don’ts of sunscreen and skin safety—whether it's at the beach or on the slopes.

Why Wear It?

No matter your beliefs about the state of our ozone, one thing is certain: It does not shield you from the sun’s harmful rays. Your safest option is wearing clothing that doesn’t expose skin, such as pants, long-sleeves, and wide-brim hats. However, that isn’t always practical. Cue the Coppertone. Wearing sunscreen will decrease your risk of developing skin cancer, slow the aging process to prevent, and protect your skin to improve its overall appearance.

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