Thomas J Salzano: Exercises That will Prepare Your Body For a Ski Trip

“Warmup body exercises are important for skiers and others planning a ski trip,” says Thomas J Salzano, a skier by profession and a sports blogger. Not everyone is aware of the fact that there is a well-planned workout for a skier to prepare their body for the skier in an extremely cold atmosphere.

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In this article, Thomas J Salzano has shared some tips on what exercise should one do to prepare their body for a ski trip :

1)  Exercises to build your strength

  • Squats and lunges for Quadriceps
  • Deadlifts, one-legged deadlifts, step-ups, hamstring rolls and pull-throughs for Hamstrings and Glutes
  • Inner-thigh leg lifts, side-step squats, leg lifts inner-thigh squeezes for Inner and Outer Thighs
  • Standing calf raises/ machine calf raises for Calves
  • Cycling, wood chops, black extensions, and dumbbell rows for Abs and back
  • Biceps and triceps for arms

2)  Suggested workout plan

  • Day one: Elliptical Interval Workout
  • Day two: Total Body Ski Workout
  • Day Three: Sprint Interval Workout
  • Day Four: Yoga
  • Day Five: Total Body Ski Workout
  • Day Six: Cardio-Medley Workout
  • Day Seven: Endurance Workout
Thomas Salzano - Heli-Skiing or Cat-skiing

3)  Other Important points related to workout

  • Always take assistance from professional trainers for workout
  • If you are doing skiing activity for the first time, you might not need a planned workout, only warm-up exercises will do
  • If you are stretching your body after a long time, you will get cramps and body ache, still, continue with the exercises or try yoga for some time.
  • Do not take any painkillers, or heave dose medicine before exercise or before skiing
  • If you feel ill, or lazy due to any health issue, avoid workout
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These are some important tips for exercise by Thomas J Salzano for those planning a skiing trip. Your body should be well prepared for the cold mountains and exercise will definitely help you achieve this goal.