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i got bored and booked a 2 week ski trip

KustyTheKlown

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i started hitting the gym almost every day after the season ended in may. i just finished an 85 day program and restarted it and am on day 5 now. its super out of character for me to exercise in a gym on any sort of regimented schedule. my weight has stayed steady at 200 but i basically moved my gut to my arm chest and legs as muscle. also running 2-5 miles in there almost every day. its pretty dope and i am excited to see how it effects my skiing. i think mainly i wont be sore as shit the first 5 days out. this wasn't thread worthy so i decided to stick it in my own thread about my big trip.
 

BenedictGomez

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It's the tree skiing that kills me now. I can ski groomers all day & throw in a mogul trail every 3 runs on the day & I'm completely fine. But if I start skiing trees at 9:30, my legs start to feel it by 1:30 for sure. This probably means I need to work out in the offseason on some particular leg exercise(s); alternatively, maybe I'm just getting old. I could ski trees all day without ill-effect about 10 years ago.
 

KustyTheKlown

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when the woods are skiing well i ski woods over and over with no real breaks all day, but 'all day' for me is first chair to 2:30 pm. i don't go 8-4. my weird little compulsions don't really let me stop skiing until i have tracked at least 20k vertical. i never stop for lunch and i feast at like 3 pm most days.
 

jaytrem

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I'm 51, my last day of the year at Killington was the first time I had trouble keeping up with my kids (10 year old twin girls). I did tweak my knee a bit earlier in the day Probably because I had to ski super shaped skis after snapping a mogul ski, they're not great for the zipper line on the bottom left. But I'm not sure that made much of a difference. They were going top to bottom for the last few runs trying to time the last chair. I did manage to catch the very last chair with them, so I guess I'm still doing okay. Will no doubt be harder and harder to keep up as the years go by.
 

2Planker

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I'm 51, my last day of the year at Killington was the first time I had trouble keeping up with my kids (10 year old twin girls). I did tweak my knee a bit earlier in the day Probably because I had to ski super shaped skis after snapping a mogul ski, they're not great for the zipper line on the bottom left. But I'm not sure that made much of a difference. They were going top to bottom for the last few runs trying to time the last chair. I did manage to catch the very last chair with them, so I guess I'm still doing okay. Will no doubt be harder and harder to keep up as the years go by.
I hear ya. We’ve skied w/ our neighbors daughters growing up. Now they both rip it up for UVM who was #2 in last years NCAA Championship to Utah
They grew up skiing ”NE Powder” at Cannon, & Wildcat since they were 4yo
 
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