SKI & SNOWBOARD
Workouts Physical Conditioning
Disclaimer- Warning: before any physical exercise you should check with a health professional. Get your Physical, EKG, Blood Work, Cholesterol, Chest x-ray, and go over family history. I am not a health professional, nor fitness expert, just an average joe.
Let’s talk reality. The stats cannot be faked. The chances of death rise at 50. Then heart attack chance goes up 6% plus depending on many things.
What can you do?
– Before 50 get baselines.
Talk to relatives and get a good history of issues.
Know your Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL
Blood Pressure (57 million do not know their blood pressure)
Height, Weight, Waist measurement
Fasting Sugar, A1C Vitamin D all part of metabolic testing.
You can increase your range of motion by as much as 20-30 percent at any age.
*Increased range of movement *Reduced risk of injury *Reduced muscle soreness after exercise.
Goal of exercise is longer healthy life. Or 14 years starting at retirement (SSA payout of principle/interest)
Sports Pros spend a lot of time on many forms of exercise. From Stretching, Yoga, Balance, Core, and Aerobics. An Average pro spends 250 + days training. (Same as us at a regular job) Ted Ligety has some good workouts
A video series for GS Racing exercise plan part1 part2 Check your nutrition this site is great. http://nutritiondata.self.com Flexibility
Yoga Basics It is great to learn balance, stretch your body, and create energy