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Everything skiers and snowboarders need to know to be fit to ski, prevent injury and stay healthy for the slopes.

World first heli ski wellness retreat

New Zealand's luxury Aro-Ha Wellness Retreat on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in Glenorchy just upped the heli ski ante this southern winter by...

How to prevent back pain and injury when skiing or snowboarding

Now I know that you are all a well educated, body aware bunch when it comes to skiing related injures of the knee. But...

When ski town life leads to depression or worse

Few in search of paradise in ski towns think they will, instead, find the black dog lurking in the woods waiting to pounce and...

Tips from a hair professional to protect your snow locks

I was once skiing in Aspen with some great friends and we were keen to catch first lift, so to make haste, my friend...

Call an ambulance, it’s time to get fit to ski

Why a week at a health retreat may be the best thing for you before you ski or snowboard. Getting motivated to get fit to...

5 tips to avoid back pain while on your ski holiday

It’s Friday afternoon and you're finalising the last details of a project you've been working overtime to finish. Your lower back and neck start...

Take your skiing to the next level for less at Whistler

Check out some of the best ski and snowboard instruction and improvement camps and programs at Whistler and save with travelplan discounts. There's a reason...

5 mobility exercises to get you fit for the slopes

SnowsBest Fitness Blogger GUILLAUME TUAL serves up five must do exercises to ensure maximum mobility on the slopes. I was recently chatting with Manuela Berchtold,...

10 things you need to know before moving to a ski...

Some ski towns are smaller than others and they say you learn a lot about yourself when living in one. I learnt one important thing...

A beginners guide to split boarding in the backcountry

I’m a dead set beginner splitboarder. Having only toured a handful of times, mainly on a recent trip to Japan, I’m in no way...

Pucker up to a ski instructor and read their lips

Ski instructors spend more time in the outdoor winter elements than most people. So when it comes to lip protection on the slopes your...

Be warned, the Sofa Ski Camp will make you a better...

Austrian ski instructors scare me. All that extreme schussing and turning perfection drilled into them from their qualification days in a country where skiing...

When girls aren’t pretty or thin enough to ski or snowboard

WHEN I was five I did ballet in the local church hall. I would dress up in my blush pinks and pirouette with what...

How to save yourself and rescue others when caught in a...

It's a powder day after an overnight dump of fresh fluffy snow on top of days of powder falls previously. The snow has never...

Skiing in your lounge room

Klaus Mair is a YouTube celebrity who critiques your skiing ability from the sofa. The premise is simple. Video yourself skiing and send the video...

How to survive spring and live to ski another season

The resorts are quieter, seasonnaires have less work stress and more time to ski and board, the sun is out and we all want...

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