Pilates for Skiers Olympia WA

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Olympia, WA. 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.

Jazzercise Olympia Center
(360) 239-5596
222 Columbia St. Nw.
Olympia, WA
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Jazzercise

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Lord's Gym
(360) 236-9799
111 Tumwater Blvd SE
Olympia, WA

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Curves Tumwater
6200 Capitol Blvd. SW
Tumwater, WA
 
Gold's Gym
(360) 352-2533
505 Plum St SE
Olympia, WA
 
Golds Gym Olympia
(360) 352-2533
505 Plum St
Olympia, WA
 
Ignite Fitness
(360) 236-9799
111 Tumwater Blvd SE # A209
Tumwater, WA
 
Curves Tumwater WA
6200 Capitol Blvd. SW, Suite A
Tumwater, WA
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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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Curves
(360) 528-3422
6200 Capitol Blvd SE Suite A
Tumwater, WA

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Abstract
(360) 754-7544
3411 Capitol Blvd SW
Tumwater, WA

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D3 Medical Club
(360) 742-8067
2625 Martin Way East
Olympia, WA
 
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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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