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In “The Ultimate Dynamic Warmup,” skaters of all levels and ages will learn a pre-competition and pre-practice warmup that will prepare every muscle for the demands of skating. There are over thirty exericses to choose from, and detailed instruction of technique is provided for each exercise. Gone are the days of static stretching- dynamic exercise has proven to be the most effective way to increase mobility. The exercises can even be performed on a daily basis, even if you're not a skater! What are the benefits of dynamic exercise?
·quickly increased blood flow to muscles and joints
· improved mobility
·significantly reduced risk of injury by taking each muscle and joint through its full range of motion
Dynamic stretching has revolutionized the fitness world and the way we stretch. "The Ultimate Dynamic Warmup" is the perfect complement to any Sk8Strong DVD to complete your off-ice training program. You’ll never want to do static stretches before you skate again! Sk8Strong does provide instruction of several static stretches at the end of this DVD to be used as a cool down, and the warmup also includes foam roll self-massage and muscle warmup exercises.
In “Adult Training,” skaters are given three different circuits, each 30-45 minutes in length, depending on how many repetitions and sets you choose to do. Each exercise clip provides detailed demonstration and instruction of proper body mechanics and technique. In this DVD skaters are instructed:
three to four functional lower extremity exercises per circuit
two to three upper extremity strengthening exericses per circuit
three core stabilization exercises per circuit
basic plyometric exercises to add to any circuit
What makes it different from our other DVDs? Adult skaters can be more prone to injury and have musculoskeletal conditions not seen in younger athletes. Sk8Strong’s “Adult Training” includes training tips for skaters with the most common musculoskeletal diagnoses. Written progressions are included for every exercise, and you can make them as easy or difficult as you choose, by increasing reps and sets, and adding variations and tools to challenge your balance. Each exercise is instructed in detail to describe proper technique. This DVD is appropriate for any level adult level skater.
In “Developing the Youth Skater," a skater is given three different dircuits, each 25-40 minutes in length, depending on the repetitions and sets the skater chooses to complete. Each exercise clip includes detailed demonstration and instruction of proper body mechanics and technique. A skater will learn how to:
develop functional movement patterns
build core stability and balance
improve body awareness
prepare the body for the increasing demands of the sport in the years to come
begin plyometric training
The exercises range from simple to moderately difficult, depending on the skater’s skill level, and each exercise is progressed as the skater becomes stronger. You choose the speed of your progressions according to your comfort level. Three different circuits incorporating core exercises and upper and lower body strengthening exercises are instructed in detail. This DVD is appropriate for a beginning skater above age 7 to a skater at the preliminary level, or a skater who is very new to off-ice exercises. A skater can progress to "The Competitve Skater" DVD as he/she progresses to higher skating levels.
In "The Competitive Skater," skaters are instructed exercises in three different circuits that last 30-45 minutes each, depending on the number of sets and repetitions you choose to complete. Each exercise clip includes full demonstration and instruction of proper technique and body mechanics. The exercises include:
Three to four functional lower extremity exercises per circuit
Two to three upper body strengthening exercises per circuit
Three advanced core stabilization exercises per circuit
Beginning to advanced plyometric jump exercise progressions to add to any circuit
The exercises can be progressed from a skilled to highly advanced level with the use of medicine and stability balls, sport cords, foam rolls, and balance boards and discs. The challenge levels are endless, and you choose how fast or slow you progress, according to your ability and schedule! Each exercise is instructed in detail to describe proper technique. You will receive a written exercise progression for each exercise. This DVD is appropriate for a skater at or above the pre-juvenile level, the competitive skater, an advanced adult skater under the age of thirty, or a skater who is experienced with fitness training.