GET FIT TO SKI WITH DAVE RYDING
23rd October 2019
Last modified on December 19th, 2019
GB’s leading alpine racer has joined forces with Snowsport England to produce a series of videos to get skiers in shape for the slopes.
With exercises that can be done by beginners upwards Dave Ryding combines his own experience as one of the bet skiers in the world with the fitness experience of the David Lloyd Clubs’ personal training team.
The online retailer SportPursuit is also a partner.
The programme is easy to follow and is split into three videos:
- Body & core strength for skiing
- Active recovery for skiin
- Leg strength for skiing
Slalom specialist Dave Ryding is a two-time World Cup medallist and a three-time Winter Olympian.
PlanetSKI will be following his advice and we’ve included the videos below so you can too.
“Fitness and conditioning is obviously a huge part of my daily routine and I know how crucial it is in staying injury free and getting the most out of your skiing”, Dave Ryding says.
“When Snowsport England, who helped me get into skiing when I was younger, suggested the idea of working together to produce a ski fitness video I jumped at the chance to pass on my knowledge.
“It was also great to work with David Lloyd Clubs to make sure we tailored the three videos to all levels of skiers. And by having SportPursuit as partners we hope to get thousands of people ready for their ski holidays.”
To coincide with the launch of ‘Get Fit to Ski’, Snowsport England is offering a £10 ‘Hit the Slopes’ membership which gives skiers and snowboarders access to a range of retail and travel discounts as well as helping snowsport fans support the sport.
Performed regularly in the build up to a ski holiday or a session at an indoor or dry slope, the ‘Get Fit to Ski’ exercises can help improve overall fitness as well as making you stronger and helping to reduce the risk of injury.
Body & Core Strength:
David Lloyd Clubs also offers Synrgy ski fit classes and 1-2-1 personal training at its clubs for those that want an in-person experience to help them get ready for the slopes this winter.
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