Pilates for Skiers Beckley WV

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Beckley, WV. 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.

L A East Fitness
(304) 252-7000
122 Appalachian Dr
Beckley, WV
 
Curves Crab Orchard/Coal City WV
1253 Robert C. Byrd Drive
Crab Orchard, WV
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Jazzercise Oak Hill Plateau Medical Center
(304) 228-5299
430 W. Main St.
Oak Hill, WV
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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AFC Cross Fit
(304) 465-0700
436 Central Avenue
Oak Hill, WV
 
Vincents Athletic Club
(304) 465-3772
340 W Oyler Ave
Oak Hill, WV
 
Cross Fit Beckley
(304) 252-7000
122 Appalachian Drive
Beckley, WV
 
Curves Crab Orchard/Coal City
1253 Robert C. Byrd Drive
Crab Orchard, WV
 
Curves Oak Hill
402 Virginia Street
Oak Hill, WV
 
Vincent's Athletic Club
(304) 465-3772
340 Oyler Avenue
Oak Hill, WV
 
Christian Worship Center
(304) 465-4882
201 Maple Ave
Oak Hill, WV
 
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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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