Pilates for Skiers Salina KS

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Salina, 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.

Humphrey's Gym
(785) 820-9338
1125 Wilbre Road
Salina, KS
Snap Fitness
(785) 493-0111
2629 Market PLace
Salina, KS
Salina Weight Training Center
(785) 827-0928
155 S 5th St
Salina, KS
Therapeutic Massage by Fontella Lmt
(785) 452-9557
239 N Santa Fe Ave
Salina, KS
(785) 827-0755
701 W Cloud St
Salina, KS
Krehbiel Mark A MD
(785) 827-4433
617 E Elm St
Salina, KS
Salina Country Club
(785) 827-0388
E Country Club Rd
Salina, KS
Elmore Kyle D MD
(785) 827-4433
617 E Elm St
Salina, KS
Reps & Sets
(785) 820-8124
703 Bishop St
Salina, KS
Concepts In Weight Management
(785) 827-3131
639 N Ohio St Ste 8
Salina, 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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