Pilates for Skiers Chicago IL

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Chicago, 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.

Bulldog Crossfit
(773) 809-3982
1520 Hannah Ave
Forest Park, IL
Hours
Monday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Fitness Center, Sports Training

Bally Total Fitness Wells St
(312) 431-0100
800 S Wells St
Chicago, IL
 
Cardinal Fitness
(312) 226-2400
1301 W Madison St
Chicago, IL
 
Cardinal Fitness of Chicago West Loop
(312) 226-2400
1301 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL
 
Pilates Studio of the Midwest
(312) 492-8835
1151 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL
 
Hoops the Gym
(312) 850-4667
1380 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL
 
Johnnys Ice House
(312) 226-5555
1350 W Madison St
Chicago, IL
 
Westloop Athletic Club LLC
(312) 850-4667
1380 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL

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Xsport Fitness and Tan
(312) 932-0918
47W210 Route 30
Chicago, IL
 
Curves Chicago IL - West Loop
15 S. Racine Ave., Suite 1S
Chicago, IL
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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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.

Pilates and Fall Line Fitness
If you made a snow ball and let it roll down the side of a mountain, the path it rolls down ...

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