A FITNESS CLASS ON THE URBAN MOUNTAIN!

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What is Fit-Ski:

FIT-SKI, is the newest way to keep fit in London. Choose to visit London’s largest indoor ski centre, Chel-Ski, located just off the Kings Road in Chelsea, instead of visiting your local gym or fitness studio. Join us and our personal trainers on the #urbanmountain.

Tone, strengthen and define on the #urbanmountain.
 

  • No previous Ski experience needed
  • Just need a desire to want to get fit
  • Get lean for Summer and Winter Season
  • Look great in your thermals!
  • Get slope ready
  • Find a new hobby
  • Find a new workout class
  • Find a new workout group and new workout buddies
  • Tone muscles / build muscle strength
  • Start your mornings on the urban mountain
  • Healthy lifestyle

Fit-Ski Sessions run for 1 hour which includes:

Warm up

A dynamic warm up routine should be used to get your body and muscles warm and ready for the exertion that it will be exposed to during a typical day on the slopes! Doing a set routine before you hit the slopes each day will ensure you reduce the risk of injury each time you set foot on the slopes.

Main session

Skiing on slope – no previous ski experience needed. 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.

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.

Cool down

Just as important as the warm up to reduce the risk of injury and to remove waste products such as lactic acid from your body before your next form of exercise therefore decreasing the time it takes for your body to recover each time you exercise.

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 / pelvis / ankles / glutes
  • Strength
  • Mobility
  • Stability
  • Flexibility
  • 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:

  • Slamballs
  • Foam rollers
  • Power bands
  • Slopes
  • Boots
  • Skis
  • Bars across slopes

Muscle Groups targeted:

  • Quadriceps (made of 4 major muscle groups) – rectus femoris / vastus lateralis / vastus medialis and vastus intermedius
  • Hamstrings
  • Gluteus Maximus
  • Gastrocnemius (Calves)
  • Abnominals
  • Back muscles
  • Arms and upper body

Fit-Ski Instructor:

  • Fit-Ski Instructor:

Qualifications:

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

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PRICING STRUCTURE

Trial for 2 first sessions £20
Pay as you go per session after £20
Green Slope Package 5 sessions £95
Blue Slope Package 10 sessions £180
Red Slope Package 15 sessions £255
Black Slope Package 20 sessions £320

*Each session includes all equipment / Qualified PT