Tag Archives: Figure Skating

Workout of the Month: Balance Training for Water Sports

We are heading into the heart of summer and, particularly in places where the water sport season is short, people are itching to turn each sunny day into waterskiing and surfing nirvana. While the first instinct when thinking about strength training for these activities may be lower body, these recreational sports rely specifically upon excellent balance for optimal performance and […]

Workout of the Month: Balance Training for Winter Sports

The winter Olympics has arrived which usually brings a renewed national interest in sports like downhill skiing, snowboarding and figure skating.  I’ve already provided Workouts of the Month to train for downhill skiing and gliding sports like cross-country skiing and ice hockey.  But recreational activities like snowboarding and figure skating rely specifically upon excellent balance for optimal […]