Category Archive: Skiing

Dec
02

Prevention of ski injuries

Like many in NEPA, I enjoy winter in great part due to my love for downhill and cross-country skiing. However, with age and wisdom, I have become much more aware of the need for safety through the use of proper equipment, good technique and preseason conditioning. Every November 1st I begin my preseason ski conditioning …

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Dec
01

Prevent Skiing Injuries and Get Ready for Winter!

Photo 1: Nordic Hamstring

PREVENTION OF SKI INJURIES! Thanksgiving Snowfall Gets Skiers Pumped up!!! Like many in NEPA, I love winter in great part due to my love for downhill and cross-country skiing. However, with age and wisdom, I have become much more aware of the need for safety through the use of proper equipment, good technique and preseason …

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Dec
03

Prevent Ski Injuries: Part 2 of 2

Nordic Hamstring Exercise

Part 2 of 2 Like many in NEPA, I love winter in great part due to my love for downhill and cross-country skiing. However, with age and wisdom, I have become much more aware of the need for safety through the use of proper equipment, good technique (Part I – Last Week) and preseason conditioning …

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Nov
26

Prevent Ski Injuries: Part 1 of 2

Recumbent Bike

Prevention of Ski Injuries Requires Conditioning, Good Judgment, Equipment Checks, And Good Technique! Part 1 of 2     Like many in NEPA, I love winter in great part due to my love for downhill and cross-country skiing. NEPA is home to many great family ski resorts. Although, I don’t remember when the half-way-house was …

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Jan
09

This Winter, Try Something New!

Winter in NEPA can be the perfect opportunity to try something new. For example, for those who enjoy running or walking you can continue to do so in the winter, with a few adjustments. Equipment, such as treaded sneakers, allows you to run or walk in the snow. Snow shoes are a great way to …

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