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Winter Sports

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The terrain is changing; leaves have fallen, the weather is colder and for many, snow is finally covering the ground indicating the winter season is upon us. For those who enjoy exercising outdoors, you’ve become somewhat limited with the activities you can do; snow covered streets and sidewalks don’t make

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Certified Personal TrainerSports PerformanceWinter SportsWorkout Plans

Help your clients tackle green circles, blue squares, and black diamonds faster—and more safely—with this OPT™-based snow-sport plan.

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Certified Personal TrainerSports PerformanceWinter Sports

Exercising in the cold can bring about many unique challenges. What are the best strategies to stay safe and prevent some of these potentially life-threatening or at least performance reducing challenges? One of the easiest strategies to counter the cold weather is to have the right gear for the exercise

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Winter Sports

By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Are you a recreational or competitive cross-country skier seeking to maximize your performance this winter? Did you know resistance training may be the missing link for your training program? And we’re not talking about light weight/high repetition schemes, but rather maximal strength

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Winter Sports

By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS The physiological demands of exercising in the cold are a bit different than that of a more mild climate. The body tries to maintain a temperature of 98.6oF while it’s losing heat and moisture with every breath. Dehydration, hypoglycemia, and hypothermia can all be threats

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