Ski and Spa Holiday: Bad Gastein, Austria

By Marina Aagaard, MFE. Photos: Henrik Elstrup and Marina Aagaard Skiing Holiday in Austria? There are pros and cons. My skiing holiday this year went to Bad Gastein in Austria, my second time there. It is a very special city with lots of spas and a beautiful skiing area. One advantage of skiing in Austria is that the national …

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Activity Holiday: Skiing in Stöten in Sälen in Sweden

By Marina Aagaard, MFE. Photo: Henrik Elstrup (aka husband) First all that ski fitness, then the reward: A skiing trip, albeit a small one. Activity holidays are great and activity holidays with skiing are even better. Stöten, the northernmost part of the popular Swedish skiing area Sälen, boast “best skiing in Sälen”, when it comes to …

Fit for Ski or Just Fit? Slide and Glide, It’s a Hit!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Skiing and skiing holidays – as well as every day and leisure time activities – are much more fun, when you have strength and stamina and don't get tired or sore. Get fit by doing basic training for skiing, ski fitness. Traditional basic training and fitness, e.g. running, cycling and leg press, primarily …

Ski Fitness for Skiers and Non-Skiers

"Hey you … are you fit to ski ... (and everyday living)?" By Marina Aagaard, MFE Good general fitness have a positive effect on everything you do, that includes improving the fun factor, when you go skiing, too. Top Tip   Would you like to have better fitness and to shape up? Would you like …

Fitness To Go … also for Snow

Kitzsteinhorn, 3035 m, Hohe Tauern, Kaprun, Zell-am-See, Austria. Gletscher skiing. By Marina Aagaard, MFE Whether you 'just' want to get into (better) shape this year or you are going skiing soon, here you have an effective express bodyweight program for strengthening muscles and bones; for becoming strong and stable in (almost) no time. Top Tip  Work …

Green, Blue, Red og Black

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Green, Blue, Red or Black? All skiers now get ready for that snow attack! Prepare, get ski fit beforehand, don't hold back, Become strong and stable, so you're right on track. Top Tip Oh joy, it is that time of year ... the skiing season is drawing near. However, are your knees a.o. …