Fit into the ski winter
Fit like an olympic ski champion
Leonhard Stock, Olympic gold medallist in 1980 and former world champion skier, offers tips explaining which exercises are ideal preparation for the ski season.
Being fit and well-prepared when heading off to the slopes is extremely important for every skier and snowboarder. You should start training in autumn at the latest in order to be ready for the season, which in Zillertal begins in early December. Start with a good warm-up session, to stimulate the circulation of blood to your muscles and increase the elasticity of ligaments and tendons. Running and cycling help build the necessary fitness as well as a robust cardiovascular system. It is also important to train the specific muscle groups that are worked during skiing and snowboarding. Former Olympic and world champion skier Leonhard Stock from Finkenberg shows you the exercises you need to get yourself in perfect shape. This training programme will increase the fun of skiing and reduce risk of injury. It’s the best way to get yourself fit for the ski season.