Getting Mountain Fit - Strength and Power

Getting Mountain Fit - Strength and Power

Skiing and Boarding places a great demand on many of our muscles and joints (please note, we shall just use skiing for simplicity from now on but snowboarding can be read too).  Some muscles will need to work under endurance because they are required to work steadily all day to help support and stabilise our bodies. Other muscle groups need to be powerful with the ability to generate substantial forces and to work in short bursts to help propel the body into the different movements required for skiing.  However, when preparing for this there is not one size fits all.  

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