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Fit to Ski Workshop

FIT TO SKI WORKSHOP WITH CLAIRE CASON
THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017, 8 - 9:15PM

The ski season is almost upon us. Learn how to reduce your risk of injury and, at the same time, increase your fitness and strength levels to best prepare for the slopes. Our Fit to Ski Workshop focuses on specific rehabilitation exercises. In the session, we target movement patterns and how to use the muscles required for skiing. The workshop is suitable for all skill levels.


The key points covered in this workshop:


75 minute workshopDesigned to suit all fitness levelsStrengthen areas prone to injuryImprove your capacityMaximum 10 in workshop

COST & BOOKING
This Fit to Ski Workshop costs £25. You can book online, at reception or by calling 020 8789 3881. Alternatively,  send an email to info@putneyclinic.co.uk.


ABOUT CLAIRE CASON
Claire Cason is the instructor on our Fit to Ski Workshop. She is also a Physiotherapist at The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. She graduated with a degree in Sport Rehabilitat…

Yoga and skiing

With winter approaching, many skiers will be busy preparing themselves for the ski season. Although at first glance it may seem unlikely, yoga and skiing have a lot in common. Balance, flexibility and strength are essential for both activities, so it should come as no surprise that yoga can be hugely beneficial when combined with a suitable pre-ski fitness programme in order to optimize preparation. It goes without saying that a gentle yoga practice is a great way to unwind after a long hard day of physical exertion on the slopes.


Physical benefits
Developing all the key major muscle groups used in skiing - such as the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteals and abdominals - by practising yoga can have a very positive effect on the body; even before you even set foot on the ski slopes.

Many of the common injuries that affect skiers, in particular those who lead sedentary lifestyles, are knee-related. By practicing balancing and strengthening poses, such as the warrior sequences, you strengthe…