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Ski Fitness

Find information on ski fitness, skiing fitness, ski training, ski exercises, skiing exercises, conditioning for skiing and more from SKI Magazine

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.

Get The Most Out of Your Ski Days

Get The Most Out of Your Ski Days
Keri Bascetta
What is the best way to improve your skiing this year? Get in shape.

Be ready to charge all day long by prepping your legs with ski fitness guru Shannon Bahrke, yoga instructor Ashley Battersby, and U.S. Ski Team nutrition and dietician Allen Tran.

Partnering with the U.S. Ski Team, SKI Mag has created an 8-week online ski fitness class that you can take with you anywhere there is internet. Each class is an hour long or less, with a Monday through Saturday schedule and a rest day on Sunday.

30 Minute a Day Ski Training | Tuesday & Friday

Prep for your ski season or ski vacation in 30 minutes or less.

The following will be your workout for Tuesday and Friday during this 4 week progression. Each week you will add a round of Part 1 and 3 and increase the work-to-rest ratio (described below) as well as add a round of Part 2. All of these exercises should be able to be performed in under 30 minutes. No dumbells at home? No problem, doing these movements without weight will still be beneficial. Happy Training!

Warm Up [3 Rounds]

8 Air Squats

30 Minute a Day Ski Training | Monday & Thursday

Prep for your ski season or ski vacation in 30 minutes or less.

The following will be your workout for Monday and Thursday during this 4 week progression. Each week you will add an additional rep into your Quadzilla Complex (described below). All of these exercises should be able to be performed in under 30 minutes. No dumbells at home? No problem, doing these movements without weight will still be beneficial. Happy Training!

 

Warm Up [3 Rounds]

5 In-place Lunges

Train for your Ski Season in 30 Minutes a Day

Train for your Ski Season in 30 Minutes a Day
RobShaul
A 4 week training program by Mountain Tactical Institute that will prepare you for your ski season in just 30 minutes a day.

 

Lift access, alpine skiing has very specific fitness demands.  The first being eccentric leg strength. 

When alpine skiing, gravity “bounces” you down the hill. From a strength perspective, your legs first fight gravity from being forced into the mountain, and then pop up, out of the hole, into the next turn. 

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.

 

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