Pilates for Skiers Champaign IL

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Champaign, IL. 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.

Success With Fitness
(217) 417-1160
803 Haines Boulevard
Champaign, IL
(217) 359-5425
111 S Mattis Ave
Champaign, IL
(800) 615-7352
1808A Round Barn Rd
Champaign, IL

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Yang Yangs Taiji and Qigong Center
(217) 351-9388
1408 Mayfair Rd
Champaign, IL
Herbally Yours Health Products
(217) 398-2433
308 N 1st St
Champaign, IL
Nautilus Poolside Fitness Center
(217) 384-0704
910 S 3rd St
Champaign, IL
Yan Xin Qigong Health and Fitness Center
(217) 359-6767
901 N Prospect Ave
Champaign, IL
Cuts Fitness For Men
(217) 352-1200
2819 W Kirby Ave
Champaign, IL
Indian Acres Swimming Club
(217) 352-9538
1 Arrow Rd
Champaign, IL
Champaign County YMCA
(217) 359-9622
500 W Church St
Champaign, IL
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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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