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by Wagner Skis / Feb 15, 2023
Ski Injury Rehab: The Road to Recovery
Rehabbing after a ski injury? This article focuses on injuries to joints (like an ACL tear), with a little mention about fractures and muscle injuries. It's a long read, but if you're coming back from an injury, it's worth the time.
by Wagner Skis / Dec 29, 2022
This is Your Brain on Powder
There is a frenzy to skiing powder, a hunger strong enough to make skiers ditch their partners, their children, their jobs to … do what, exactly? Float through fluff and try to avoid trees? Have you ever wondered why skiing powder is so much fun? Kim Beekman dives in to find out why.
by Wagner Skis / Sep 23, 2022
How to Avoid and Treat Altitude Sickness
In this article we discuss altitude sickness. We look at the facts and symptoms and talk about remedies and cures so you can enjoy your next mountain trip.
by Wagner Skis / Sep 01, 2022
Your Best Move for a Better Ski Season
One surefire way to set yourself up for better performance and durability on the slopes this ski season is by focusing on your squats.
by Wagner Skis / Jun 02, 2022
Staying Fit for Ski Season
Here is a look at how various summer activities not only keep us in shape, but actually prepare us for the ski season ahead.
by Wagner Skis / Oct 04, 2021
Six Week Ski Prep (No Equipment)
Here it is, Jake Hutchinson's (practically) world-famous "prep for the ski season" workout. Jake has edited his original gym workout for the home-fitness-enthusiast, but it is just as dynamic as the original.
by Wagner Skis / Dec 18, 2020
Here are all the best apres ski stretches to help you be the best skier possible, from spinning on a bike to using the roller ball and scheduling a massage.
by Wagner Skis / Jan 02, 2020
The Importance of Massage
Performing your best on the slopes is a combination of having the proper gear, being in good shape and taking care of your body. Here's how massage can help.
by Wagner Skis / Apr 30, 2019
Fitness Tips: Transitioning from Skiing to Summer
Safely transition from ski season to summer activities. How do we best prepare our bodies for the changes from winter to summer? We take a look.
by Wagner Skis / Oct 03, 2018
Jake Hutchinson's Original 6-Week Ski Prep Program
Here's the best six-week ski prep program for winter. This will allow you to ski faster, stronger and with less effort so you can really enjoy skiing.
by Wagner Skis / Jan 12, 2018
NSAIDs and Injury Recovery
Is Ibuprofen your best bet for injury and inflammation recovery? Dr. Alan Safdi breaks down other alternatives for when you have aches and pains, as well as discusses strategic ways to use NSAIDs when the time comes.
by Wagner Skis / Dec 22, 2017
Injury Prevention for Skiers
There are some things you can do both on and off the hill to keep your body performing at a high level for an injury-free season.
by Wagner Skis / Oct 18, 2017
How to Best Prepare Your Body for Ski Season
With ski season just around the corner, here are some guidelines and workouts to get you ready for a long and healthy winter.