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Dry Land Training for Skaters
Off-skate training programs
for inline skaters and ice skaters.
These exercises and training routines were designed to increase
a skaters strength, agility, coordination, balance, and speed.
Off-skate training is often referred to as "dry land training".
Bont Dry Land Training for Speed Skaters
An off-skate training plan for inline speed skaters
and ice speed skaters by Alexander Bont of Bont Skates of Australia.
of this article (from Bont.com).
Off-Skate Training for Fitness Skaters
A dryland training program for fitness and recreational skaters by popular inline
skating book author Liz Miller.
Includes exercises to increase a skaters strength, flexibility,
balance, and core strength. Also includes workout weeks for beginning,
intermediate, and advanced skaters (From GetRolling.com)
Off Season Training Tips for Inline Skaters
This article by Katherine Hasal of FitnessLink is published
Lori Braun's Female Muscle Web site. I first met Lori when she
was the bodybulding editor and I was the inline skating editor at About.com
Weight Training and Plyometrics for Skaters
This article on the Web site of the Nebraska Flayers Inline Speed Skating Club
recommend thats speed skaters do weight training and
plyometrics to enhance their performance on skates
Yoga for Inline Skaters
Articles by long-distance champion and speed coach Eddy Matzger and
fitness skating book author Liz Miller
explaining why skaters should consider getting
involved in yoga.
Slideboard Articles and Sources
Articles and video clips explaining how to use a slideboard
for dry land training plus information about slideboard manufacturers,
Workout Videos by SportAmerica
A series of non-skate videos describing workouts to improve
(1) agility and coordination, (2) core strength,
(3) flexibility and stretching, (4) jumping and elevation,
(5) quickness and explosion, (6) speed and acceleration, and
(7) strength training.
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