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Avoiding ski and snowboard injuries

As fun as skiing and snowboarding can be, the injuries that can occur while practicing these sports can be quite serious. The most common one...

What a ski physio can personally tell you about pain and...

On a bluebird Monday morning in late August just after the last big dump of a season in Australia, my colleague and I were...

14 wellness retreats to get you ski and snowboard ready

You're between seasons and burnt out from the winter just gone but you have another one ahead waiting in the wings. You want to...

When can you ski again after a knee injury?

In part one of our knee injury series physiotherapist Kate MacDermid looked at how the ligaments of the knee are injured during skiing or snowboarding....

Australian Olympian launches virtual Snow Fitness program

Two time Winter Olympic Mogul Skier, Manuela Berchtold has launched SnowFitness.com.au an innovative online program for recreational to elite skiers and boarders to prepare...

Fit to ski in serious Aman Resorts style luxury

Aman Resorts launch Aman Wellness, individual and group wellness, health, fitness, detox and rejuvenation retreats. The perfect excuse for skiers looking for luxurious downtime. From...

Everything you need to know about ski knee ligament injuries

Every year in our Altitude physiotherapy clinics across Australia and Japan we see a steady stream of knee injuries from skiing and with the southern...

Want buns of skiing steel? Try the ultimate bum workout

One of the most crucial muscle groups when it comes to skiing is your glutes otherwise known as your bum, rear, back end, padonkadonk....

For three weeks I slept in a tent…in my own bed

Skiers and snowboarders wanting to improve their performance can now set up altitude tents in their own homes. Combine this with training at sea...

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 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...

Getting high at home

You don't have to be up a mountain to feel the benefits of altitude training. If you are planning on skiing in Europe and North...

5 exercises from a Winter Olympian to get you fit to...

As the snow season looms closer, uh, hello, Saturday, so too does the harsh reality that maybe your ski or snowboarding fitness isn’t at...

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,...

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...

Three week home workout plan to get fit for the slopes

You’re already thinking about bombing down Thredbo’s Supertrail or hiking up the backside of Guthega in Perisher. The only problem is that it’s been...

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