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

How to use skiing/boarding to improve life resilience in 2020

As a skier or snowboarder, you have an advantage during this pandemic time. Plenty of people avoid the discomfort that comes with uncertainty, risk...

5 Bodyweight Exercises for Skiing

Our resident Fit2Ski guru, personal trainer Guillaume Tual, gives you the lowdown on the best bodyweight exercises you can do at home or the...

5 BOSU Exercises for Skiing and Snowboarding

SnowsBest resident Fit2Ski guru, Guillaume Tual, talks us through the most powerful tool for training for the slopes, the Bosu. You can't do proper ski...

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...

The meaning of life is skiing or snowboarding

If you ski or snowboard then you know that moment when your body is in rhythm with the earth, and you dance with nature...

Talk to the foot – how to reduce ski boot pain

There's more to good ski feet than just your ski boots. Guillaume Tual offers tips to keep your ski feet happy. Ah the joy of...

Want to work a ski season? This is what you need...

Have you ever watched mountain staff cruising around the mountain on their lunch break, and felt immediately envious of their picture-perfect life? Maybe you’ve...

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...

R U SNOWKAY?

One day in April this year I lay on my couch in the shiny ski town of Park City in Utah and wondered what...

R U OK in a year that is anything but? A...

Like everything in 2020, this article has taken five times longer than it should have to be written. Pandemic paralysis has shot my productivity into...

5 online fitness programs for skiers and snowboarders in lockdown

Southern Hemisphere skiers and snowboarders in various stages of lockdown can get fit for the slopes in the comfort of their own lounge room...

Tips for first time snowboarders from someone who knows

Although one of the best experiences of my life, the process of learning to snowboard hit me like a freight train.  I totally underestimated how...

7 dynamic ski exercises to get you fit for the slopes

Think your exercise routine works for skiing? Think again. Squats, lunches, planks and push ups won't cut it. Ski fitness expert Guillaume Tual explains. Each...

Are we really surprised by the cocaine epidemic in ski towns?

If you think ski towns are class A drug free then you're clearly living in la la land and not in the ski towns...

5 TRX Exercises for Skiing and Snowboarding

SnowsBest resident Fit2Ski guru, Guillaume Tual, reveals five TRX drills that will have you ready for the slopes this winter. One of the best pieces...

How to naturally speed up your recovery from injury

Naturopath, Louise O'Connor, reveals her top tips and supplements to help you get back on skis and a snowboard quicker. You may not huck cliffs...

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