Health Tip: Ready, Set, Ski!12/20/13
(HealthDay News) -- Before you tackle the snowy slopes, make
sure you're fit enough to ski safely.
The American Council on Exercise offers these
- Enroll in a skiing-specific training program to prepare you for
- Add variation to your usual workout routine; wall sits to
strengthen legs or crunches to strengthen your core.
- Create a circuit-training workout, toggling between 30 seconds
of work followed by 30 seconds of rest.
- Incorporate slides, one-legged squats or running between cones
to hone your skiing skills.
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