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Ski _2018

Skiers: Prepare for the Slopes at Home

Whether you are a skier yourself or you enjoy watching the pros from the comfort of your home, skiing is a key section of competition for the 2018 winter Olympics. Maximize your ski performance and prevent injuries with these tips from NEBH Athletic Trainers in the Sports Performance Center.

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Skeleton _racing

They Do What?! Skeleton Racing: An Olympic Sport

Skeleton racing is when athletes, called sliders, race head-first, with their faces millimeters from the ground, down a steep and treacherous ice track on a small sled. Olympic sliders begin their race with a running start from the opening gate, and can reach speeds up to 80 miles/hour. Other than nerves of steel, we were curious: what does it take for athletes to get in shape for skeleton racing? Here, Athletic Trainers at the NEBH Sports Performance Center look into what makes a successful skeleton racer.

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Figure _Skating _Blog _2

Work Out Like an Olympic Figure Skater

Many of us are looking forward to watching the Olympic figure skaters as they effortlessly glide, spin and stick incredible landings. What does it take to train like a figure skater?  NEBH athletic trainers in the Sports Performance Center put together four essential exercises that you can do at home.

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Cross Country Skiing: The Ultimate Winter Workout

Looking for a way to get an intensive workout in while enjoying the outdoors this winter? Try cross country skiing! This Olympic sport provides an aerobic workout that utilizes your whole body by building muscle strength in your arms, back, legs and core. Get in shape before you hit the trails with these four exercises from athletic trainers in the NEBH Sports Performance Center.

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