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Old 05-11-2010, 02:01 AM   #9 (permalink)
Officer Shred
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The best advice I can give you is learn to ride switch!

The following paragraph is from an article I wrote on Switch Riding <- full article

Full-body workout: When you incorporate switch into your snowboarding you will get a much better full-body workout. If you constantly ride in one direction, you are only working certain muscles on either side; this often leads to rapid muscle fatigue (think about your back leg on cat-tracks or towards the end of the day). You are working the different sides of your body in different ways; not only will this lead to fatigue, but you increase the chance of injury.
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