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Get in the Gym: Fitness for Skiers

We all get it—after a long day at the office, it's tough to find the motivation to work out. But, diligence always pays off. Here are the best tips and tricks to make the most out of your gym time, so that when winter rolls around, you'll be ready.

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Power Plate

Acceleration training is helping skiers, including members of the U.S. Ski Team, grow stronger and more coordinated. Here is where you can try it.

Lateral Flexion/ Extension Hop

The Last Plateau: Smooth and Steady (Fitness)

To change the way you perform on the mountain, you must reprogram your body to move in new ways. And the more you’ve done it the old way, the harder you have to work—both physically and mentally—to adapt to the new. These dryland drills will not only boost your strength, stability and mobility, they’ll also train your neuromuscular system for efficient technique that’s flowing, not forced.

Training Tips with Ted Ligety: Week 1

Ted Ligety's Training Tips

Ted Ligety just claimed his third Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom title, becoming the first American to do so. Here's his step-by-step pre-season training plan so that you can win like he does.

Shuffle Box Drill

The Last Plateau: Turn Anytime, Anywhere (Fitness)

In sports-think, it’s usually best to consider the body as one unit with different parts that work together. Technically, that concept is true for skiing, too. But until you’ve nailed PSIA-perfect technique, it can be helpful to think of your upper and lower body as independent units. These exercises teach you to do just that, as well as develop the lower-body agility and coordination you need for quick, powerful turns.