STAY HEALTHY DURING SKIING AND RIDING SEASON
Skiing and Riding season is in full swing, follow these guidelines to have a safe and fun season:
- Be sure to warm up and cool down properly. Gently stretch your calves, hamstrings and quads before and after riding.
- Wear appropriate equipment for your size and skill level. Make sure that your equipment (rented or owned) is well maintained and in good condition. Do not borrow your friends equipment, this will increase your chances of becoming injured. Wear a helmet.
- Know your skiing/riding level. Choose trails that you know you can successfully ride.
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rest. Most injuries occur when you are fatigued. Take a break, allow your body to rest and re-charge. Know when to quit.
- Check the weather for potential windy or icy conditions. Layer properly and prepare for varying weather conditions.
- Avoid skiing/riding solo, especially when riding off groomed trails.
- Maintain good physical fitness – don’t do too much too soon. Participate in exercise with a focus on core strength and balance training prior to the skiing/riding season.
- Look before you leap, especially when in the parks.
- Get professional instructions, especially if you are a new skier or rider.
- Eat a healthy diet and stay well hydrated!
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