Workout to get ready for your ski trip

This workout has been specifically designed to get you fit for ski season.

Andrew Edkins, our wellbeing personal trainer from Milton Keynes, recommends doing this workout twice a week for a month ahead of your trip to get you fit for the slopes.

How to perform the exercises

This is not a beginner's workout. If you are inexperienced we recommend getting a tailored programme from a professional personal trainer. 


Warm up

  • 5 x Squats
  • 10 x Kick sit
  • 5 x Hindu pushup (if this is too challenging a standard pushup will do)
  • 5 x Burpees 

Sets (repeat 3 times)

  • Jumping alternating lunge (1 min with 30 sec rest between sets)
  • Overhead squat with pulse (1 min with 30 sec restbetween sets)
  • Pushup, roll and jump (1 min with 30 sec rest between sets)

Final set (repeat 4 times)

You'll need to find a hill or a quiet spot on the slopes.

  • Bear crawls and run back (1 minute with 30 rest between sets)
  • Hill sprint shuttle runs (1 minute with 30 sec rest between sets)

Last updated Tuesday 5 February 2019

First published on Tuesday 10 November 2015