Pilates for Skiers Manhattan KS

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Manhattan, KS. 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.

Special Olympics
(785) 587-2757
1101 Fremont St
Manhattan, KS
 
Pro Fitness In Aggieville
(785) 539-7095
1125 Laramie St
Manhattan, KS
 
Ata Black Belt Academy
(785) 539-9161
1310 Westloop Pl
Manhattan, KS
 
Gnc
(785) 537-8191
1127 Westloop Pl
Manhattan, KS
 
Anytime Fitness
(785) 537-8888
320 N. 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS
 
Profitness In Aggieville
(785) 539-7095
1125 Laramie St # H
Manhattan, KS
 
Maximum Performance
(785) 776-0670
426 McCall Rd # A
Manhattan, KS
 
Manhattan Athletic Club
(785) 776-6622
700 Rosencutter Rd
Manhattan, KS
 
Mercy Regional Health & Ftns
(785) 587-5485
315 Seth Child Rd
Manhattan, KS
 
Ashland Community Center
(785) 776-7004
2901 W 32nd Ave
Manhattan, KS
 

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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