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Pilates for Skiers Bend OR

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Bend, OR. 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.

Body Shop the
(541) 388-1685
61470 S Highway 97
Bend, OR
 
Shape and Tone For Women
(541) 388-2868
1288 SW Simpson Ave
Bend, OR
 
Inclimb Rock Gym and Guide Servie
(541) 388-6764
550 SW Industrial Way Ste 39
Bend, OR
 
barre3
(541) 323-2828
70 SW Century Dr
Bend, OR
 
Golds Gym
(541) 389-4653
61470 S Highway 97 Ste 3
Bend, OR
 
World Gym Fitness Center
(541) 388-5639
805 Southwest Industrial Way
Bend, OR
 
Bend Rock Gym
(541) 388-6764
1182 SE Centennial Ct
Bend, OR
 
Gold's Gym
(541) 389-4653
61470 S Highway 97 # 3
Bend, OR
 
Bend Golf and Country Club
(541) 382-3261
61045 Country Club Dr
Bend, OR
 
Body Shop Fitness
(541) 388-1685
61331 S Highway 97 # 4
Bend, OR
 

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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