Snow Trax Video 2 | Four easy exercises for ski season

Is your gear is ready for the ski season, but you’re feeling out of shape? You’ve come to the right place because in this episode of Snow Trax Video, snowsports expert Daniel Gibson shares four great exercises for skiers and snowboarders that can get you tearing down the slopes in no time! Watch this short video to learn how to perform these exercises correctly and get into ski condition:

  1. Squat/deep-knee bend
  2. Forward lunge with step
  3. Vertical hop with step
  4. Planks
This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead
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Skier in the air.

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