Whether you are a first time skier or regularly take to the slopes,
your chances of an enjoyable — and injury free — holiday are greatly
enhanced if you prepare for the physical exertion of skiing.
This book offers readers a fitness programme specifically designed
for the rigours of skiing. The book begins with an overview of the most
common injuries that skiers suffer, plus a look at what areas of
fitness you need to focus on in order to get the most out of your
skiing — strength, CV fitness and flexibility.
The book has two sections, one aimed at those new to skiing and one
aimed at the more advanced skier. Both sections will include programmes
to be undertaken in the months and weeks leading up to the skiing trip,
but there will also be year round programmes that can be incorporated
into the reader's regular exercise programme, offering year round