Pre-Ski holiday workout

Tom Bradshaw Fitness

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With the ski season rapidly approaching the need to get holiday ready is now!

Theirs no worse feeling than being half way down a slope and feeling like your legs have turned into molten lava and having to stop and sit down…

So let’s turn to the good old 7 P’s… “Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance.”

Squats!!!

Do them often, do them for high reps and do them as low as you can. Getting your legs used to being in a low seated position for extended periods of time with a force against them is going to help you enormously. To increase your range of motion thoroughly warm up and use dynamic (moving) stretches beforehand and static (held) stretches afterwards.

Lunges

Additionally, implement lunge variations; walking lunges, side lunges, reverse lunges and alternating jump lunges (my personal favourite). These will really work your glutes, hamstrings and quads…

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