Category: Health & Fitness

5 summer activities to stay in shape for ski season

I’m in a bit of a quandary. For years I’ve spent the summer road biking. It’s a great off season workout: terrific for cardio and stamina, great for balance, and amazing for your core and legs. But this year I’m a little reluctant to get back on the bike. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may recall I had a bad bike accident last summer, and to be honest, I’m a bit spooked.

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Skiing through adversity.

No one goes through life unscathed. And while we all associate skiing with fun times, we can’t escape bad ones just because we’re on the slopes. Real life is out there, and it can intrude on us, wherever we are.

Everyone handles adversity differently. Some of us stop skiing, either permanently or temporarily. Take me, for instance. My daughter had health issues when she was little, and I ended up not skiing for about 17 years. It was just too……complicated. Then again, I wasn’t as into it as I am now, so it wasn’t something I even thought about much.

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