Ski season is just around the corner, but is your body ready for those long days on the slopes? If you haven’t been working out during the off-season…you might be in some trouble! Cross-training your body for skiing will give you more strength on the mountain and can help prevent injuries.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been longing for this moment for months, the first snowfall. Snow has started piling up and the ski resorts open within weeks. Now is the time to finish off your preseason checklist for the best season. If you’re having trouble remembering everything you need to do, I’ve got it all right here!
Hopefully each of us have been diligently maintaining our peak winter conditioning. But if not, here are 3 great posts for how to get back into swing of things as we head into the fall season. We’ll see you on the slopes!
Q: HOW EFFECTIVE ARE HELMETS AT REDUCING CHANCES OF INJURY?
A: Helmets are the most effective means of preventing, and reducing the severity of, ridingrelated head injuries (by anywhere from 45-88% of the most commonly reported brain injuries in action sports according to scientific studies). That said, there is no helmet that can guarantee the prevention of all injuries. Riding within your limits, and with respect to your surroundings, is an essential part of personal safety.
Skiers come from all over to ski Utah’s famous light and fluffy powder. The great snow has made Utah home to some of the best ski resorts in the world.