Winter sports injury experts at BMI Healthcare urge us not to be put off winter sports. But to be more measured in our approach to skiing.
The best advice I have for ending your ski holidays injury free is to start it with good ski clothes and be relatively fit.
Working on you biomechanics, balance, strength and power are the real keys to enjoying improved ski fitness and avoiding any ski injury.
As knees give out. And you can’t ski without knees. Dead leg lifts strengthen hamstrings to support your knee ligaments and protect your joints.
Try Wall Sits with a Modification to avoid a trip to A&E whilst on a skiing holiday. It makes sense for all of us to spend a little time focused on our strength, balance and flexibility.
So the results are in. I’ve had 96 responses to my survey asking how and why people hold their ski poles in order to avoid thumb injury.