Cool down exercises for skiing and snowboarding

 

Are you one of the people who rush down the hill immediately after taking off your equipment? Sometimes cool down exercises are neglected by more people than warm-ups. Because by this time you are tired, hungry, want to go home and beat the traffic. 

Though, like most sports, cool down exercises are essential for skiing and snowboarding. Your muscles are worked out during the day on the slopes, stretch out the tiredness can help you to reduce soreness and fatigue, and prevent the Charley horses and decreased range of motion in the following few days. Take a look at this video, and spend a few minutes on a proper cool down next time you head up to the mountains.

 
 
 
 

These stretches are only recommended, always consult your healthcare provider before trying. Good luck and have fun!