PSIA-AASI Official Automotive Partner Volkswagen, whose innovative 4Motion AWD vehicles provide snow pros with the ultimate all-season ride, is celebrating the official kickoff of the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France next week by giving members a chance to win a U.S. Women's Soccer training jersey.
Team sports like soccer provide a great way to keep in shape for the ski and snowboard season, by improving your cardiovascular fitness, as well as balance, agility, and leg strength. Cycling, inline skating, and hiking are also fun ways to stay active, with great summer-to-snow crossover benefits.
For the chance to win this special jersey, go to the PSIA-AASI Facebook page and share your favorite off-season workout. Soccer, basketball, swimming, or rock climbing? We’d love to hear about some of your more creative ways to stay winter fit.
PSIA Alpine Team member Jennifer Weier, for example, recently detailed her ‘YardFit’ program on her Facebook page, writing, “YardFit is a springtime fitness test utilizing a wholistic blend of movements needed to dig, weed, plant, and schlep multiple bags of yard materials repeatedly. Ability to function normally with minimal pain following YardFit activities indicates you have survived winter with a solid base fitness level.”
While AASI Snowboard Team member Amy Gan said, “I stay in shape by getting outside and doing something active several times a week. Whether it’s hiking, mountain biking, or pumping a skateboard around a mini ramp, getting a good mix of aerobic and strength training keeps me riding all day once the snow flies.”
Alpine Team member Brian Smith said, “Splitting time living in the Rockies and in the Adirondacks gives me a healthy dose of change. Back East we are building some cool projects in the High Peaks region, with plenty of home projects rolling as well. I've been on the road bike keeping the legs and lungs strong, and having super fun times teaching our daughters how to fish, ride bikes, drive boats, and make homemade ice cream.”
Share your best offseason workout.