SKi season prepatory exercises that improve balance and power.  At least two of these three can be done at home.   They can also be scaled back to the level of an average person.

SKi season prepatory exercises that improve balance and power. At least two of these three can be done at home. They can also be scaled back to the level of an average person.

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Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

SKIIERS - "We couldn’t let you finish without getting in some heart-pumping cardio! Place your weight on the floor to use as your “skier”. Keeping both feet together, jump side to side over your weight, making sure to absorb your momentum with your feet and spring back up quickly using your calves. This quick, repetitive exercise will keep your footwork sharp for boxing, and keep your heart rate up for your health!"

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SKIIERS - "We couldn’t let you finish without getting in some heart-pumping cardio! Place your weight on the floor to use as your “skier”. Keeping both feet together, jump side to side over your weight, making sure to absorb your momentum with your feet and spring back up quickly using your calves. This quick, repetitive exercise will keep your footwork sharp for boxing, and keep your heart rate up for your health!"

DROP LUNGE aka Cross Lunge (pictured)  (a). Step forward and to the side so that your lead foot ends up in front of your back foot (like a curtsy). Lower your body until your front knee is bent at least 90 degrees (b). Pause, then return to the starting position and repeat with your other leg (c).

DROP LUNGE aka Cross Lunge (pictured) (a). Step forward and to the side so that your lead foot ends up in front of your back foot (like a curtsy). Lower your body until your front knee is bent at least 90 degrees (b). Pause, then return to the starting position and repeat with your other leg (c).

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SINGLE-LEG TARGET BOUNDS (pictured) > Tape four 12-inch squares on the floor in a zigzag pattern about four feet apart. Push hard off your left foot, land inside the first square with your right foot, then immediately leap to the next square, landing on your left foot. After you hit all four squares, turn around and bound back to the start.

SINGLE-LEG TARGET BOUNDS (pictured) > Tape four 12-inch squares on the floor in a zigzag pattern about four feet apart. Push hard off your left foot, land inside the first square with your right foot, then immediately leap to the next square, landing on your left foot. After you hit all four squares, turn around and bound back to the start.

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