Get Fit with the U.S. Ski Team: Box Clean Pulls

We went to the U.S. Ski Team's Center of Excellence in Park City, Utah, to see how the ladies of the Alpine Team get fit to ski. Here's the first tip of six—stay tuned each week for more!
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We went to the U.S. Ski Team's Center of Excellence in Park City, Utah, to see how the ladies of the Alpine Team get fit to ski. Here's the first tip of six—stay tuned each week for more!
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Week 1: Box Clean Pulls

Week 2: Drop Jumps

Week 3: Front Squats

Week 4: RDL's

Week 5: Heavy Half Squats

Week 6: Single-Leg RDL's

This exercise allows for explosive muscular development of the core. It serves as a good substitute for athletes with chronic low back pain, common to Alpine skiing, as well as for individuals that do not have a lot of experience with catching Olympic lifts like Cleans or Snatches.

For step-by-step instructions on how to do Box Clean Pulls, click here.