Pilates for Skiers Mankato MN

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Mankato, MN. 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.

Mankato Golf Club
(507) 387-5043
10th Tee
Mankato, MN
 
Curves Mankato MN
2152 Hoffman Rd.
Mankato, MN
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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Americas Racquet and Fitness Center
(507) 345-8833
103 Homestead Dr
Mankato, MN
 
Wow Work Out For Women
(507) 386-7591
1400 E Madison Ave # 618
Mankato, MN
 
Curves Mankato
2152 Hoffman Rd.
Mankato, MN
 
Leep
(507) 387-5122
929 N 4th St
Mankato, MN
 
Lees Champion Taekwondo Academy
(507) 345-7227
Mankato Pl
Mankato, MN
 
Bull Dog Gym & Tanning
(507) 387-2639
719 S Riverfront Dr
Mankato, MN
 
Build N Tone Fitness
(507) 345-8663
201 S Victory Dr # 481
Mankato, MN
 
Anytime Fitness Mankato, MN
(507) 388-7002
600 S Riverfront Dr
Mankato, MN
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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