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post #46 of (permalink) Old 10-09-2013, 07:11 AM
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I would say that the only smart thing to do is strengthen your legs as a whole while making small adjustments that further enhance the snowboarding benefits.

For example take a typical leg workout:
Leg Press
Leg Curl
Calve Raise

But do squats with an extremely slow negative or eccentric phase (Go down very slowly, Explode up)

Same deal with leg press, and leg curl.

Originally Posted by zackmorris View Post
I've been lifting for 5+ years and am a former personal trainer.

I always switch up my routine 2 months prior to boarding season with this.

Box Squats
High Foot Leg Press
Hack Squat
Lying/Seated Leg Curl
Seated/Standing Calve raises

I'll do 15-20 reps and minimal rest. I'm always the least sore and have the most endurance. I've noticed having strong legs makes a world of difference on your board.

Imo, isnt this a little too much for quads and not enough for hamstrings.

Last edited by jjz; 10-09-2013 at 07:13 AM.
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