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Jump onto a box from the ground, then jump off the box landing on both feet. Jump off the ground as fast as possible onto the platform.

Getting Fit with Forrest, Part 3

There's nothing like box jumps to remind you that ski season is rapidly approaching. Pro skier Forrest Coots show you how to do them—and other plyometric exercises—right.

Stefan Thomas grabbing some tail above Park City's Eagle superpipe.

Train Like an Olympian in Park City, Utah

January is "Learn a Snow Sports" month. So why not pick up Nordic jumping? As the 2010 Olympic athletes gear up for their trip to Vancouver in a few weeks, you can fine tune your own skills at Olympic events in Park City, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. They've got introductory courses in nearly all Olympic disciplines, from bobsledding to curling to slalom skiing.

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Energy Bars Decoded

That energy bar you're eating on the lift might not be as good for you as you think. Here are ingredients to avoid, and how to make your own bars.

Start small and work your way into feeling comfortable on the board. Try paddling on your knees before you stand up. Once you can stand, keep your eyes up and look straight ahead. If you look down, you will probably fall. Go with other people and create a SUP posse. You will motivate each other to progress faster.

Why SUP Is Good for Skiers

We talked to skier and stand up paddle board racer Caroline Gleich to learn more about how to pick the gear, where to SUP, and why it’s a great off-season sport for skiers. Here’s what she had to say.