With simple fitness exercises recreational skiers already before the holiday train their muscles to prevent such accidents. Knie-, thigh and torso injuries are the most common injuries in ski racing. With simple fitness exercises recreational skiers already before the holiday train their muscles to prevent such accidents. Roggwil/Switzerland, January 22, 2010: The ski holiday should be the most beautiful time of the year. And in addition to the fun factor, many hobbyists also health improvements hoped. Instead, the ski holiday according to ASU-ski accident analysis for 48,000 to 49,000 German ended last season 2008/2009 with a visit to the doctor. The most common with 33.5% reason: knee injuries.
It is not only so far this season, a good preparation is essential. Simple and effective goes with exercises on the kyBounder. The kyBounder is already in various areas of professional sport by the TuV certified therapy and exercise mat made of high-quality multi-component polyurethane foam, successfully used. The new, smooth floor and walking concept relies on a continuous movement impulse body, foot and lower leg muscles. So it vigorously the muscles and trained the sense of balance. In this way, both leisure, as well as professional ski and snowboarders can significantly reduce the risk of injury. Three simple exercises on the kyBounder help to strengthen the muscles and prepare to drive on the unusual strain at the ski – and snowboard. Exercise 1: single leg stance of the single leg stance improves coordination and reducing fall risk.
For this exercise, stand with both feet on the kyBounder and keep the arms away laterally from the body in the air. Then lift the left leg in front of the body. Next straighten the left leg backwards from the body away. Hold each position every 15 to 30 seconds and repeat the exercise with your right leg. Exercise 2: toe stand the toe stand strengthens the calf muscles and the lower leg and stabilized to the ankles.