About admin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far admin has created 27 blog entries.

Barefoot Training

Even though your feet are in rigid ski boots when you are skiing, your feet do a surprising amount of work. Strong, supple, intuitive feet are an essential part of high-performance skiing. Cushion your feet in foam (i.e. normal trainers) when you are training and you will ‘dull the senses’ and train your feet to [...]

2017-11-05T12:19:03+00:00 September Sep, 2016|

Eat Better – Fuel Your Recovery

Do you know how many calories you burn a day when skiing? The average is 3000 calories per day – but who’s average? I know I can use 5000 calories on a day’s skiing. Do not think of calories in terms of weight loss, think of calories in terms of performance. Calories make little difference [...]

2017-11-05T12:19:04+00:00 March Mar, 2016|

Independent article

Ski Fitness gets a mention in Ellis Ross' article in The i, 'Shape Up for the Slopes' http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/skiing/get-fit-for-the-ski-slopes-not-only-will-it-improve-your-skiing-ability-it-will-also-reduce-the-a6892821.html

2016-02-29T13:25:16+00:00 February Feb, 2016|

10 Days Skiing & 7 Resorts

The 5 month Ski Fitness programme has been developed mainly over 12 years of training people for one-off trips and my own training for similar one-off trips. Any more skiing is a bonus but most people have one big one they need to get fit for. This brings its challenges because you have to prepare [...]

2017-11-05T12:19:04+00:00 February Feb, 2016|

Skinning up the piste

In recent years I have noticed an increase in people skinning up the piste under perfectly good lifts.  I always wondered whether they were cheapskates not wanting to buy a lift pass, fitness freaks or just nutters.  Like lots of unknown or untried activities, I have been through the thought process of ‘disinterest', 'must be [...]

2017-11-05T12:19:04+00:00 January Jan, 2016|

Telegraph article

Skifitness featured in Telegraph article http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/snowandski/features/12043831/Get-ski-fit-without-hitting-the-gym.html?fb_ref=Default

2015-12-18T11:43:08+00:00 December Dec, 2015|

Ski & Snowboard Show 2015 review

This year the London’s Ski & Snowboard Show has a new home in Battersea Park. Keen to see this outdoor/indoor venue I went along to see what was happening. Fitness related stuff Firstly, the skiers and boarders on the big kicker, Mount Battersea. Fantastic athleticism and the youngest was only 10! SkiA – Sweetspot Ski [...]

2017-11-05T12:19:04+00:00 November Nov, 2015|