Ski instructor report: first off-piste easy after SkiFit!

Alison Culshaw from Off-piste performance has been a keen user and advocate of the SkiFit programme, following the programme herself in the build up to the season and even giving away subscriptions to her clients. Now Alison and her students are reaping the rewards as this recent report from an introductory off-piste skiing course shows. So if you are thinking about trying more demanding skiing this season, particularly venturing into the off-piste, you would really benefit from getting fit in advance. The SkiFit programme is Continue reading →

Give the gift of SkiFit this Christmas!

Christmas is a busy time of year and last minute Christmas shopping can be one of the biggest stresses.  If you still have gifts to buy for your family, friends, co-workers, fellow ski holidayers, what about a SkiFit Christmas gift card! Once the festivities are over it’ll be time to start thinking about getting ready for our annual snow fix and booked skiing holidays.  The gift of SkiFit will be just the thing to do, the online programme to build the perfect ski body for the New Continue reading →

Neil discovers new maximum heart rate test in Korea

Knowing your maximum possible heart rate is essential for all serious athletic training programmes and yet it is something which is difficult and painful to measure as it involves pushing your body and heart to the absolute limit. Prior to this new discovery, Neil had previously recorded a maximum heart rate of 190 beat per minute (BPM) under stringent laboratory testing carried out at the Clinique du Sport. Little did he know he hadn’t truly explored his limits until he embarked on a relaxing run Continue reading →

App and Away! Have you packed your Passport, Money, SkiFit workout gear?

This week our local ‘SkiFitters’ are in Week 4 of their SkiFit programme at La Clinique Du Sport.  We begin our programme eight weeks before the scheduled opening of the ski lifts which makes perfect sense – however ‘Toussaint’ is a two week French school holiday in which many families fly off to enjoy a late summer holiday before winter sets in and we pull out our many layers and change to snow tyres. The kids have just gone back to school and the ‘SkiFitters’ that Continue reading →