Downhill skiing is like doing weight work, but at high altitude and outdoors. A top to bottom, non-stop run can be an anaerobic workout that makes a great alternative to interval work. Skiing and snowboarding build strength in the legs, as well as core power, balance, and body awareness.
Fat biking is a fun alternative to summer cycling that will give you a whole new take on your favorite trails. See the article elsewhere in this issue for places to go.
Indoor Cycling Programs
Indoor cycling programs have become quite popular in Utah as well as the rest of the country. They provide a social atmosphere that can keep motivation high when the weather is cold. Additionally, they provide a structured workout and help to maintain fitness when being outside may not be an option due to work constraints or lack of daylight.
Some of the many great indoor programs in Utah include: