Vail Daily column: Pre-season prep prevents ski/snowboard injuries

Vail Daily column: Pre-season prep prevents ski/snowboard injuries
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By caramie schnell

Skiing and snowboarding are very physically demanding sports, as well as sports that have a high risk for injury. They are sports that require preseason preparation to make the most of our on-snow experience. We’ve all seen ads and information about winter conditioning programs, but I wonder how many of us know why these preseason sessions are so important? Simply staying in shape through the summer and fall sports and outdoor activities isn’t really enough. Throughout the season your muscular and neuromuscular systems will be put to the test. Conditioning programs are designed to target specific areas for building strength, …

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