By George Thomas
Health exams, skiing-specific workouts, cross-training conditioning courses, and technique-enhancing drills for downhill skiers of all skill degrees.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Exercise. Title. 93'5dc20 CIP Page v The will to win is nothing without the will to prepare. S. Ski Team Physical Fitness Medals Test Additional Testing Four Flexibility 36 On the Hill Stretching Routines for Life Two-Person Stretches Relaxation Page viii Five Boot Camp for Snow Warriors 48 Getting Organized Warm-up and Progression Running and Track Work Plyometrics Minute Drills Balance and Coordination Six Skiing Strength 70 Weight Training Basics Free Weights and Weight Machines Skiing Muscle Groups Pumping Iron Pumping Rubber Protecting Knees Seven When the Snow's Gone 96 In-line Skating Mountain Biking Soccer Water-Skiing Martial Arts Board Sailing Kayaking Eight Training Plans 104 The Annual Plan The Workout Sample Microcycle Nine The Basic Turn 115 Utopian Skiing Carving and the Turn Shape Dryland Turn Mechanics Spin-offs and Spinouts Rites of Initiation Pressure Cooking Ten Skiing Drills on your Own 129 Postural Drills The Wedge and Wedge Christie Pole Drills Weight Transfer Drills Squaring Drills One-ski Turns Edging Drills Angulation Drills Ski Feel Drills Synchronized Drills Air Tips Crud Tips Eleven Racing Basics 147 Slalom Giant Slalom Downhill and Super G Twelve Tech Talk: Your Gear 165 Skis Tuning Boots Mounting Poles Bibliography 189 Index 195 Page ix Acknowledgments The nice thing about skiing is that no matter how good you think you are, someone can always show you something new.
928 horsepower. Without referring to other guidelines, you can determine your power output with two other tests. In addition to the vertical jump, measure leg power with standing broad jumps performed facing forward, then backward, and facing sideways on both sides. You can also do a short sprint test. Time a fifty-yard dash that begins with a fifteen-yard running head start so you Members of the Breckenridge, Colorado, Ski Team use horizontal jumps during summer training to evaluate their power.
Page 22 In the chair lift, the aerobic system maintains life functions. As you push off the chair and start down the hill, the ATP-PC system gives a little boost. Bouncing down the first steep pitch through the moguls, you'll rapidly activate the ATP-LA system. If you stop, you will be breathing hard to repay the oxygen debt to your system. As you ski easily over the groomed slopes heading toward the lodge, you are breathing deeply but oxygen consumption is in step with aerobic metabolism. The harder you can exercise without relying on the ATP-LA system and experiencing the withering effects of lactic acid buildup, the better.