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Aug 18

Ski Fitness, Exercise of the Month, August

It was a Hot summer Night and the Beach was Burning

On the Snow has teamed up with US Ski Team members to create a series of videos to show us ‘mortals’ a thing or two about ski fitness: Don’t forget, it’s not supposed to be easy.

Summer is now at its height in Europe; long hot days, green mountains and the closest I get to snow is ice-cream; not so bad then. But, Summer being at its height also means we’re turning the corner and Winter is on its way – hurray!

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Aug 10

Ten Reasons to Visit Alpbachtal in the Autumn

And Frolicked in the Autumn Mist

Some of us may be already looking forward to the ski season, but my guest blogger, Clare Hislop of Haus Hislop in Inneralpbach encourages us to explore her adopted home in the Autumn.

Clare is originally from Yorkshire and made her home in Inneralpbach nine years ago; she has four stunning apartments that are sparklingly clean, well equipped and very comfortable. Book with Clare and you can be assured of a truly memorable trip all year round.

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Aug 02

How to Hold Ski Poles

They’re Doing it From Pole to Pole

The best way to hold ski polesSo the results are in. I’ve had 96 responses to my survey asking how and why people hold their ski poles in order to avoid thumb injury.

Of the 96 responses, 48 opted for ‘B’ – exactly 50%, so whilst the clear favourite, not overwhelming!

Second place, with 23 votes (24%) goes to ‘Other’ – which was many people suggesting that straps should be removed completely.

Many thanks for all the great comments and advice also received, mostly via LinkedIn groups. A summary of those I found most useful/illuminating/interesting follow…

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