Getting Fit for Ski Instructor Training


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Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The Final touches 3

Welcome again to another fitness for ski instructor training session. I am pleased to say that the days are getting shorter and colder and the mountains are getting whiter. Any one who is not a skier will think we are mad. Today we are moving…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The Finishing Touches 2

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training today is focusing on those legs. We are going heavy so make sure you maintain good range of motion and form. Warm Up Joe Defranco's Limber 11. Main Resistance Training Barbell Back Squat - Work up…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The Finishing Touches

6 Months ago we wrote our first blog outlining our Fitness for Ski instructor training programme. 60 posts later and we have arrived at the final 3 weeks of training. Well done to all who have completed the programme it has been tough but will…
Foam rolling is one of the easiest ways to help your body recover

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The Final Push 4, 8 & 12

Your legs should have recovered by now and hopefully you are feeling ready to get them going again. We will not be doing any squats so you may think this is going to be an easy session but think again. The Session today will use the tempo…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The Final Push 3, 7 & 11

Hopefully your legs have started to recover after the last Fitness for Ski Instructor Training session. Luckily they have one more day to recover as we are not back focusing on legs just yet. Todays session is again looking at the upper body…
Fitness for Ski Instructor Training

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The Final Push 2, 6 & 10

The countdown is on to those first few days in ski boots. Adjusting to the cold, the high altitude training and the change in intensity are almost upon us. Yesterday was an upper body blast designed to ensure shoulder health and try and keep…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: The final push 1, 5 & 9

It may seem crazy and have come around far too quickly for many but in a little over 5 weeks winter officially begins. From the first weeks of November Europes glacier will be teaming with World Cup athletes, Eurotest hopefuls and trainee ski…
Make sure you do not under recover during your ski instructor training
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Overtraining! We have all heard of it, but is it real?

As the winter draws closer there is a temptation to start training more and more pushing harder and harder in an effort to reach that elusive goal. As we are in a recovery week for our fitness for ski instructor training programme we thought…
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Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: Long & Strong 1

Another week and another 4 sessions to make sure you are fit for your ski instructor training however today sees a bit of a shift in focus. Over the last 6 weeks we have been working to just create a base level of fitness, a starting point to…
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Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: Long and Strong 2

Day 2 of Long and Strong is here. There may be one or two aching muscles after yesterdays session but there is no time to rest just yet. Yesterday we smashed the legs so today we are going to spend most of our time looking at upper body strength…