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Ski and snow

In the midst of a wave of polar cold that shakes the peninsula with cold, rain and snow as usual on these dates, many expect that time will give us a break to take advantage of the snow that has fallen these days. Whether it is your first time or if you have already done your first steps, it is very important to go skiing equipped not to be cold and practice this sport with comfort and safety.

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Christmas does not have to be a time when we are outside of practicing sports activities. We can and should take advantage of the fact that you are in winter and that the snow has made an appearance, and that is why on this occasion we are going to highlight some of the snow sports that we have within our reach to stay active at Christmas.

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To talk about winter sports is not just to talk about skiing, and in fact, if we talk about skiing it would be to do it in a very generalized way, because as we will see below, there are different modalities and disciplines within the term "skiing". In Spain, luckily and thanks to our athlete and the effort they make every day and in each training, little by little we learn more about these sports.

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It seems that, finally, we will be able to enjoy the snow in this atypically hot season, and nothing better to be able to ski fully than to prepare properly before putting on our boots and skis. How can we prepare at home before going skiing? To be able to ski well and enjoy it, it is important to have a good physical fitness, both at the muscular level and at the cardiovascular level.

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After giving some advice to keep in mind before putting on skis; that is to say, a basic preparation to be carried out during the year to get into the snow, we will now give some recommendations to avoid skiing injuries once we are heading to the mountain. As always, a combination of preparation before exercise, common sense and avoiding unnecessary risks will be the best way to avoid injuries or, at least, in case they occur, that are of lesser consideration.

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The ski season is used to practice all kinds of winter sports, a hobby shared by both regular athletes and occasional practitioners, so you have to take into account some tips to prevent habitual skiing injuries. In this first post on the subject, we will talk about some preparation tips before climbing the mountain and going on track, whether to practice skiing, snowboarding or any winter sport.

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These dates are usually a good time to practice winter sports. Going out in the snow is one of the ones we usually do. We in this post want to stop at the characteristics that differentiate two of the snow sports we usually practice, skiing and snow. Both are made on a snow track, since it is the means by which we slide to make the descent on a surface that can be single or double.

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The ski season is approaching, when we can enjoy the snow, the mountains, the cold and one of our favorite sports. If you want to get the most out of your season pass this year, you better prepare now to get to the top of the slopes. We tell you how to prepare the ski season in the gym.

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In ski time the mobile is very useful to look at the information of the seasons. Applications like Snowcheck give you all the important information you need to know: skiable kilometers, snow quality, weather, open slopes ... Such simple applications are appreciated but with the necessary information.

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A study indicates that the use of case reduces the risk of injury and saves many skiers' lives. In addition, it is interesting that the study also notes that the use of the helmet does not make athletes take more risks or trust each other. The use of a helmet for skiers has been recommended by health personnel, as it has been shown to reduce the risk of injury, since head and face injuries in skiing can cause serious injuries or even death.

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Winter is a season in which fans of exercising in the gym or going for a run are a little withdrawn, because the weather conditions are not the best and we are looking to stay at home. However, with snow and cold you can take advantage of other typical sports of this time of year, for example bobsleigh a winter sport only for speed lovers.

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Those of us who enjoy sliding down the snowy mountains mounted on our skis, we know that our body must be fit to achieve a pleasant and safe descent. Therefore, training for the shoulders in skiing is essential, as are the other parts of the body.

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The ski season is already between us and we cannot stop preparing ourselves if we want to show off in the snow, so today we remember the importance of starting to work the balance, a fundamental and basic aspect to stand on a board or a pair of skis . Then, you can prepare to ski starting by working the balance, which requires strength in the middle zone and stability, in which the limbs collaborate greatly.

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Winter is very close to us and with it, comes the season of snow sports, as is the snowboard that many of us surely want to learn to enjoy a physical activity in the middle of nature. For those who have not yet started practicing this sport, today we bring some tips to learn snowboarding.

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Skiing is a very complete sport that we usually practice in winter, when snow is the protagonist. The legs are mainly involved, although the work of the middle area as well as the upper part of the body is also notable. Therefore, given the strong work that our body does when skiing, we cannot forget the stretching to avoid pain and discomfort after the activity, as well as to maintain the elasticity of the muscle.

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Almost all the ski slopes have opened this bridge and it is a huge opportunity to keep fit. In the snow we can find many activities to improve our health, all are valid and very fun. Alpine skiing is a classic, it is not only about going down a mountain with your skis on, it is about working your legs, improving coordination, proprioception and being in touch with nature doing sports.

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The ski season is approaching and for this we must get in tune. To carry out this activity we need adequate physical preparation, since skiing requires good skills, since it is the perfect combination between aerobic and muscular exercise. For this reason it is important that we take into account some points before going to ski, and it is important that we have previously prepared not to take last minute scares.

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So that the alternatives are not few when it comes to enjoying the snow, exercising and burning some calories, we show you new activities. In this case, we present snow tubing, an activity similar to rafting. Snow tubing consists of sliding on an inflatable float, at full speed, along a snow track, which resembles a sleigh ride, but faster and on a hill or slope.

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In winter, some sports resurface more than others and the usual classics, such as skiing, snowboarding or ice skating, are still present. But if you want to experience something new and original, in Vitónica we show you other alternatives to exercise in the snow. For fun lovers, who want to download adrenaline, we present jibbing, which is nothing more or nothing less than skiing or snowboarding in which obstacles such as barrels, tubes or others that you must go through are added.

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