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04-12-2014 01:02 PM
SnowDogWax One of my season passes is at Seven Springs…
04-12-2014 12:51 PM
ThredJack
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OK…. your location is Pennsylvania, thought you might have hit Seven Springs ski resort in PA,
Oh no, I'm almost five hours North East of that. It is on my list of eventual visits though.
04-12-2014 06:14 AM
SnowDogWax OK…. your location is Pennsylvania, thought you might have hit Seven Springs ski resort in PA,
04-11-2014 10:28 PM
ThredJack
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ThredJack

You ever board at 7Springs
At the risk of walking right into a horrible joke: No.
04-11-2014 07:17 PM
SnowDogWax
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This actually describes me pretty well. I have short legs.
ThredJack

You ever board at 7Springs
04-11-2014 02:50 PM
ThredJack
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Most people who have trouble doing pull-ups have a leverage disadvantage, short legs and a long torso with longer arms is one example. Another is muscle insertion points play a big part. Strength does play a part. Just start doing some negative pull-ups only, take between 5 & 10 seconds to go down. Start with 3 working your way up to a set of 10. Will help your upper body development big time.
This actually describes me pretty well. I have short legs.
04-11-2014 11:25 AM
SnowDogWax Local tennis court has a 20 ft cement wall, everyone use it for tennis. It's my medicine ball partner…
04-11-2014 11:18 AM
jmp123
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After you do10 throw backs. Switch and do 10 two hand shooting basketball throw backs as you come up from your squat. Progression is add a jump. Will act as an overhead press. Great exercise for snowboarding.
could also try doing wall balls and then you dont need a partner
04-11-2014 11:06 AM
SnowDogWax
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Although I don't do anything snowboarding specific, on leg days I like getting a partner and a medicine ball, stand 5 feet away from partner, throw the ball to him and he throws it back but every time you catch it you gotta do a squat with the ball and then throw it back, and do 50-100 reps.
After you do10 throw backs. Switch and do 10 two hand shooting basketball throw backs as you come up from your squat. Progression is add a jump. Will act as an overhead press. Great exercise for snowboarding.
04-11-2014 11:01 AM
Patrick1229
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25 pull-ups is like King Kong
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