Tag Archives: exercises for skiing

Leaving your Ski Fitness to the last minute!

No matter whether you’re a hard core off piste powder hound, a piste plougher, or you’ve just signed up for the vin chaud and apero hour, we all know that we should get fit for skiing!  Maybe we’ll even manage a few of the exercises that we see in the magazines, a wall squat here and there or some single leg dips and hops, but is all lost if you don’t get around to it until 2 weeks before? We asked Neil Maclean-Martin, the sports Continue reading →

How to download and play our SkiFit programme

Website, iPhone, Android, iPad, Tablet There are no more excuses! no matter how you connect there is a simple way to download and play our SkiFit programme 1. Website access – a low annual subscription payment of just £9.99 gives you access to not only our SkiFit programme but all the BeFitApps programmes (SkiFit, BikeFit, RunFit, TriFit) on any internet connected device via the BeFitApps website. 2. iPhone and iPad – visit the App store or iTunes to buy and download our SkiFit app to your apple device. Continue reading →

Why get SkiFit now?

I appreciate that August has just ended and we’ve just returned from our lovely Summer holidays, however for us skiers it’s now time to start asking some serious questions … How many days is it until we go skiing? How much snow will there be this year? Where are my ski socks? When do the lifts open? A ‘Onesie’ or two piece ski suit? For many skiers and snowboarders it’s a long wait, however it’s also the perfect time to begin getting your legs ‘SkiFit’ and Continue reading →

Sumos to Musketeers, My Favourite SkiFit Exercise

Tony reflects on starting the SkiFit programme, the fantastic autumn weather and his favourite exercise from the programme… Its that time of year again and we have now started SkiFit-ing in earnest ready for the 2015-16 skiing season. Being very busy with work (I’m sure we all feel that way…) we have so far only managed two full Phase 1 workouts and we our ski fitness is quite a long way behind where it was this time last year. I also blame the amazing weather Continue reading →

Getting Fit For Skiing, It’s Not All About You!

We all know we should, but why? Let’s get under the skin of ski fitness with Neil Maclean-Martin, Sports Physio, author of SkiFit, Chamonix resident and skier, who feels ski fitness sometimes benefits others than just the skier…

It’s Time To Get Fit For Skiing! Here’s Why?

We all know that we should get fit for skiing, maybe we’ll even manage a few of the exercises that we see in the magazines, a wall squat here and there or some single leg dips and hops.  Have you ever thought about why?  Why do we need to be fit for skiing? Well we’re here to give you our clinical reasons why. Skiing will be easier. When you’re fit and strong it all just becomes a little bit easier.  With a strong core supporting your spine Continue reading →

SkiFit8, The 8 Minute Ski Fitness Workout For Busy Skiers

We’re very excited to announce the release of SkiFit8, an eight minute ski specific exercise programme that you can do anytime anywhere! We all know we should get fit to get the most out of our annual skiing holiday, but we are all so busy rushing around with work, social events and chores etc that we just don’t find the time to do our workouts. Even here at BeFitApps we suffer from the same problem and with the next ski season now on the horizon we knew Continue reading →