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04-21-2009 12:10 PM
TurboDream
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Originally Posted by Headys View Post
i box to stay in shape. tons of fun and the best thing you can do for your body.
Lets ignore the brain damage and i'll agree.
04-12-2009 06:52 PM
friends stretch every morning when you wake up regardless of what you gonna do during the day.

drink a few glasses of water.

eat right.

most importantly make running, where ever you want to do, make it weekly.

promise you these tips will make wonders on your next season.
04-11-2009 04:14 PM
snowboardin2137 try this SKIM X - Official Home Page its new and they are coming out with a board with bindings.
03-24-2009 04:34 AM
TIPSY Balance board, and a trampoline and i'm okay.. I skateboard though, so i keep myself in activity as much as possible.
03-23-2009 09:52 PM
welldone101 If you have access to a pool swimming is great too. Swimming strengthens your shoulder a lot through the entire rotation of the ball joint and can prevent all sorts of shoulder injuries from falls on the board simply by being strong and limber there. It's also great for the legs if you have any sort of knee problem already, as you can really work all the supporting muscles without putting any stress on the joint and ligaments. I started swimming again this fall and as I worked myself back up through the winter, I noticed big returns on the hill, especially cadiovascular.
It did absolutely nothing for my balance though.
03-23-2009 12:51 PM
v-verb
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Originally Posted by Lousixyz View Post
Tks a lot, I try my best....

Finally, I decided to forget about my Ego and I got myself a cheap Skateboard, I will used it for Balance Board but also to practive in our Alley behind my home. It's not easy as every kid in the alley are about 20 years younger.... but at least, I feel I won't have to start all over next fall.


Thanks for all your help.... I'm hanging around ...
Good to hear! Cheers
03-23-2009 12:17 PM
Lousixyz
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Originally Posted by v-verb View Post
You write very well - wish I could write in French as well as you do in English!
Tks a lot, I try my best....

Finally, I decided to forget about my Ego and I got myself a cheap Skateboard, I will used it for Balance Board but also to practive in our Alley behind my home. It's not easy as every kid in the alley are about 20 years younger.... but at least, I feel I won't have to start all over next fall.


Thanks for all your help.... I'm hanging around ...
03-22-2009 04:45 PM
jmacphee9 skateboard.
03-22-2009 04:14 PM
v-verb
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Originally Posted by Lousixyz View Post
Hi all, I'm new to this forum and also new in the snowboard "world". I start learning snowboard late this seasons so I had only 5 ride with two 1 hour lessons (hope to have one more ride before the summer, but the weather is shitty around here).

My question is to know if there are any specific training that I could do during the summer to keep fresh in mind what I learned and not start all over again next season.
In the title, I stated "other than skateboard" because it seem the obvious choice, but wanted to know if there is anything else around that would help also.


Tks you all and excuse my writing skill, I do better in French.

PS I think that the first sign for me that I really love snowboard is when I'm now saying that the weather is shitty this spring because is too sunny and the snow is melting to fast
You write very well - wish I could write in French as well as you do in English!


And yes, for the first time in 35 years I'm not looking forward to spring, as I'm loving boarding so much!

Conditioning wise I'm working on my aerobics and endurance, and doing a LOT of squats with light weights to build up my legs and ankles
03-21-2009 09:16 PM
Mr. Jolly
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Originally Posted by w3iiipu View Post
i just tried on my little cousin's ripstick today...
wow...that sh*t is hard LOL

i came home and looked online to see the ripstick website claims the ripstick to have snowboarding carve qualities.

anyone rides a ripstick?
I tried one once. Its like a snowboard except for the fact that there is no way to stop other than bailing, and its about 10x harder to balance on.
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