Exercises-essential before opting for snowboarding
The game of snowboarding requires a lot of strength, high endurance power, flexibility and mobility of the body parts and also balance. In order to attain all these requirements, individuals have to opt for various exercises which have proven to be effective and useful for several years. It keeps the individual in shape and also prepares them for the winters. The exercises for snowboarding can be categorised into 3 categories-
- The exercises for beginners- it mainly focuses o the enhancing the overall strength of the body and providing it stability while controlling the movements so as to train the muscles with right techniques. It enables the body to adjust in slower motion safely and it also introduces balance in the body along in the regular routine which is quite essential skill for transitioning to the snowboard. The duration of the exercises is generally of 20 to 30 minutes. Before starting up with the workout, 5 minute war up is essential. A few exercises are-pulse squat, mountain climber, step up, Russian twist, single leg stand up, back extension, elevated stationary single lunge and quick getup.
- The exercises for intermediate-such workouts introduce agility, coordination, ply metrics for building up the endurance power, rotation of the body, and also to prevent injury. When an individual is on snowboard, rotation of the torso is very essential. Such workout incorporates all the exercises which help in creating a very solid core which assists in the strength and flexibility in the movements of the body. The duration of the exercises is about 40 to 60 minutes. Each exercise has to be performed 60 seconds and there should be 20 seconds break between each exercise. A few of the exercises in this category are-weighted box jumps, double mountain climber, lateral jump and tap, wood chops with medicine balls, jack knife, medicine ball lunge with a balanced board, rotating box jump and medicine ball Russian twist
- The advanced exercises- it the most challenging workout which mainly aims for advanced manoeuvres over the board which incorporates the rotation and power alongside a solid upper body part and the core. It also helps in absorbing the high impact falls and also the unexpected movements during the snowboarding which enables the body to be less injured and preventing the damages to the injury which exists already. It includes-medicine ball jump squats, straight leg jack knife, 180 degree box landing, stationary single leg hop, long jump, balanced board wood chops,