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Glute Strengthening with Monster Walks: Knees Straight or Bent?

The resisted side stepping exercise, also known as “monster walks,” with its many variations, is an excellent way to strengthen the hip and gluteal muscles.  But which position is best, knees straight or bent? For years, there has been a debate over the best position to perform “monster walks” to target the gluteals, without isolating …

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PSIA-AASI Podcast: Get Knee Smart with ACL Strong Tips

In an interview with George Thomas, from the Professional Ski Instructors Association and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI), we discuss best strategies to physically prepare for snow-skiing and snowboarding, specifically to protect your knees.  We talk about the important pillars of injury prevention training and how this specific type of training reduces the risk …

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3 Mistakes To Watch Out For When Doing Squats for Injury Prevention

Squats are a common exercise to strengthen the legs, but there are some common mistakes to watch out for when doing squats for injury prevention as a field, court, or snow athlete. We use squats to improve movement patterns and build functional strength for athletes to become stronger, safer, and more dynamic in their sport.  …

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How to BE READY for Ski Season, whether you’re a First-Timer or a Pro!

Wondering what you can do to be ready for skiing or snowboarding?  As the season gets underway, many of us are now thinking about what we can do to make the transition easier on our bodies. Whether you’re a pro and you work on the mountain, or a first-timer considering lessons, there are a few …

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3 Ways Skiers and Snowboarders Should Prepare for Winter

  This time of year, seasonal athletes start thinking about how to prepare for Winter.  Passionate skiers and snowboarders anticipate the opening of their favorite ski areas, and they might even don their hats as instructors, patrollers, racers, or resort workers. If you haven’t been on the snow for several months, what should you do …

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