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How to Train Specifically for Snowboarding

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Key Factors of Snowboarding Conditioning Written by Alicia Winter is upon us and that means it’s time to hit the mountains.  Have you ever wondered what you can do in the gym to enhance your snowboarding performance? When I train clients to help condition them for snowboarding I focus on a 4 main factors. 1) I […]

GREG SMITH: Nutritionist, Trainer and Epitome of Strength

You see him doing weighted pull-ups in the gym, impossibly heavy squats and lateral straight leg arm hangs. Who is this machine who epitomizes strength? Ladies and gentleman it is the one and only Greg Smith, KFS long-time trainer and nutritionist Whether you’re a “Weekend Warrior” or Olympic-level athlete, Greg’s methods will unleash your potential. […]

Christian Kubas: Trainer, Aspiring Physiotherapist, Great Debater

Christian Kubas has been with KFS since 2009 and is one of three resident Kinesiologist. Always up for debate and never one to back down from a challenge, Christian impresses even the most confident with his assessment of just about any subject, scientific or otherwise. Christian is not to be trifled with when it comes […]

Instability Training: Should YOU be doing it?

Have you ever seen someone performing squats on a stability ball? Do you wonder why your fellow gym-goer is lifting weights while standing on a bosu? Instability training involves performing exercises on an unstable surface with the goal of increasing balance while strengthening stabilizer muscles. But how effective is this training mode in increasing power […]

Injury Prevention Guidelines

1) Proper Nutrition -Studies have shown that injury, pain, and degenerative diseases increase with decreased pH levels. That being said, choose foods that will keep your body more alkaline rather than acidic. -Stay hydrated!! -Increase omega 3 fats because they reduce inflammation. -Avoid over using non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.) because they can […]

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