I try at smaller hills to really focus on form and to get a good carve in. Of course this is tough when the hill gets busy - don't want to run into anyone.
I also like to drop into the half pipe every so often, I'm not very good essentially can just go up do a 180 go back down. But it gets my heart beating and makes me focus on what my body is doing. Plus it freaks out the teenagers when they see a "mom" in the pipe!
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I'm often skiing with my boys (who are not up to my level yet), and one thing I like to do is work on my form and keep my body moving on the easier runs. A ski instructor gave me some specific exercises to work on, which helps.
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Three days of skiing and boy are my legs feeling it. I'm sure gaining twenty pounds in the last year isn't helping at all. I look forward to starting the next season in better shape and seeing if it goes better.
Yesterday, I counted turns as if they were reps to motivate myself down the slope. Got up to 30 at once in cut up powder :). Today, I focused on being able to do larger sections of the runs without stopping. That was mostly accomplished by taking fewer turns though.
Ski exercise goal for the month: be able to do one of the ungroomed blacks at my local resort without stopping for a breather.
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