Pilates for Skiers Silver Spring MD

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Silver Spring, MD. 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.

Bally Total Fitness
(301) 933-6100
11160 Veirs Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD
 
Wheaton II Bally Total Fitness
11010 Veirs Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Candy Barr marshall
(301) 946-9467
11416 Georgia Ave
Wheaton, MD
 
Ceragem Wheaton
(301) 946-5900
11931 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
Curves Silver Spring
10800 Lockwood Dr.
Silver Spring, MD
 
Glenwood Recreation Center
(301) 681-7599
10012 Gardiner Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
Wheaton Athletic Club
(301) 949-8805
11160 Veirs Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD
 
Curves Wheaton MD
11923 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD
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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Gentle East Taekwondo
(301) 585-2272
8749 Flower Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
Capital Body Works
(301) 445-1025
9933 Moss Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
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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
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