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What is Fit-Ski:

FIT-SKI, is the only Fitness class on skis in London - Think Spin on skis. You will be undertaking Chel-Ski's exclusive fitness class on the slopes to help you prepare for the mountains. This class has a focus on getting you fit with basic ski skills for the slopes and not technical based.

Strengthen, prepare and have fun on the #urbanmountain with our Qualified Personal Trainers and Ski Coaches.

  • No previous Ski experience needed
  • Just need a desire to want to get fit
  • Get stronger and fitter for Summer and Winter Season
  • Look great in your thermals!
  • Get mountain ready
  • Find a new hobby
  • Find a new workout class
  • Find a new workout group and new workout buddies
  • Build muscle strength
  • Enjoy as part of a healthy lifestyle

Fit-Ski Sessions run for 1 hour which includes:

Main session

0 - 15 mins

Off slope focused exercises such as squats / lunges / light bodyweight exercise / Some resistance and light weighted exercises / intense session / varied focus from legs / core/ upper body / cardio.

5 minutes to put equipment on

20 - 55 minutes - Skiing/ exercise on the slope

You will be doing things on skis you didn't think were possible testing your whole body strength and making sure your legs are prepped for the mountains all year round.

 All skills required will be very basic and easy to pick up. Session is open to all as a new way to keep fit all through the year. Another way to work out without needing to go to the gym.  No previous ski experience needed.

55 - 60 mins

Cool down and chat to your personal trainer regarding your future goals!

If you are looking to greatly improve technically with your skiing, Chel-Ski suggests booking into one of our regular technical classes

Benefits of Fit-Ski:

Why Fit –Ski?

Skiing typically uses different major muscle groups to any other cardiovascular activity. Doing ski related activity and exercise pre and during your holiday and trips can improve your performance and reduce your chance of injury significantly. It is widely thought that preparation should occur at least 10-12 weeks prior to ski trips building in intensity and duration prior to your trip.

Key areas:

  • Knees / hips / ankles / glutes
  • Strength / conditioning
  • Stability and balance
  • Flexibility / mobility
  • Weight distribution
  • Body Position and sensory feeling
  • Cardiovascular fitness

Before skiing (or any sport) it’s essential to prepare your body for the sports activity you are soon to do. When we ski we usually are operating in a cold environment and go from being very static to then skiing at a high intensity and having to exert sudden and large amounts of stress our muscles to a high degree with very little or no preparation in between.

Not being ‘ski’ ready can lead to muscular problems due to the intensity of pressure require on knees and joints in the body. Lateral movements are also key in skiing due to the constant change of plane of movement from side to side or forward and back.

Equipment used:

  • Kettlebells
  • Light weights
  • Power bags
  • Resistance bags
  • Ski Slopes
  • Boots
  • Skis


Muscle Groups targeted*:

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Gastrocnemius / soleus (Calves)
  • Abnominals
  • Back muscles
  • Arms and upper body

*Fit-Ski is a whole body workout and guranteed to make to sweat and have fun whether you are heading to the slopes or not

Fit-Ski Instructor:

  • Fit-Ski Instructor:


  • Opex CCp Coach
  • Crossfit Level2 Trainer
  • Reps Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Basi Level 3 Ski Instructor.

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