No matter what the weather looks like now, ski season will be here eventually. And when it arrives, you’ll want to have spent this Indian Summer prepping with the right skiing and snowboarding exercises.
About half of ski/snowboard injuries are lower body injuries, and most of those can be prevented with a little training. With that in mind, here are my “go to” movements to build bulletproof legs.
Quarter half full squats
Tired legs are injury-prone legs. This exercise will help ward off fatigue on the slopes by building strength and endurance in the quads.
Perform three sets of 10 repetitions using kettle bells or dumbells. Choose enough weight to make the final repetitions a challenge, and rest 45-60 seconds between sets.