Tag: 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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On your knees.

Since my bike accident last month, I’ve been thinking a lot about knees. My right knee suffered quite a hit: a gaping laceration that measured 6 inches across and perhaps 3 inches from top to bottom. Luckily, only a small part of my patellar ligament was damaged. It’s still pretty stiff, and my range of motion is somewhat limited. The good news is that there’s quite a bit of time before ski season, and I should be fine by then.

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