Wed September 18, 2019
Even the most competent skier may feel aches, pains and tension after day one of their ski holiday. Certainly first time skiers will no doubt suffer aches in muscles they didn’t even know existed. So it’s vital you prepare yourself for the slopes and aim to get fit so you can enjoy your week in the mountains without your body letting you down.
Flexibility in muscles and tendons is one of the key areas to focus on to ensure you can maintain good technique, avoid fatigue and more importantly avoid injury on the slopes. A jog around the park or a couple of trips to the gym the week before your holiday will not prepare you for 6 days of skiing. Remember, skiing will be much more fun and safer if you’re flexible and physically fit.