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Pilates for Skiers Akron OH

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Akron, OH. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to skiing training, skiing fitness training, Pilates equipment as well as information on Pilates training and content on skiing.

Child Care and Development Center
(330) 633-4983
670 W Exchange St
Akron, OH
 
Good Shepards Boxing Club
(330) 384-0533
245 Gale St
Akron, OH
 
YMCA
(330) 434-9622
1 Canal Square Plz # 111
Akron, OH
 
YWCA of Summit County
(330) 633-4983
220 S Balch St
Akron, OH
 
Barberton Community Fitness Center Magic Waters
(330) 848-2400
457 Morgan Ave
Akron, OH
 
Citi Center Athletic Club
(330) 375-2867
146 S High St
Akron, OH
 
Citicenter Athletic Club
(330) 375-2867
146 S High St Fl 4
Akron, OH
 
Citi Center Athletic Club
(330) 375-2867
146 S High St # 5
Akron, OH
 
Young Womens Christian Assn
(330) 375-2446
220 S Balch St
Akron, OH
 
La Weight Loss Centers
(330) 920-8583
560 Hoye Ave
Akron, OH
 

Pilates for Skiers

By Lauri Stricker

The exhilaration of soaring down a mountainside over a blanket of sparkling white snow, surrounded by pristine evergreens and an endless blue sky inspires millions of people to ski every year. It’s no small reward for countless hours spent in the car, in lift lines, and on bristling cold lift rides to the top of the mountain.

In the Colorado Rockies, where I live, I have cross-trained skiers with Pilates from October to March for the past seven years. My sessions often start with snow reports, gear reviews, and tales of anticipated heli trips and back-country hut adventures. I’ve worked with all kinds of skiers, from strictly downhill resort skiers to purist tele-skiers (who make use of a style of cross country ski that leaves the heel free). Whether they prefer groomers, moguls, or powder, they all want to be in top form for skiing. Many of my skiing clients can only make time for Pilates workouts midweek because of their weekend skiing excursions. They might range in age, fitness level or ski preference, but they train with me religiously every winter for the same reasons: to get strong, stay injury free, and enjoy winter fun in the mountains. A client with a goal is a motivated client, and skiers are both. Pilates is an excellent way to keep skiers fit and coming back to your studio season after season.

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