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Ski Erg

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Coach's Tips

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How to

Starting Position

1. Keep your back and core engaged throughout the exercise to avoid injury. 2. Keep your hands close to your body and elbows slightly bent. 3. Make sure to keep your feet firmly planted on the footplates throughout the movement. 4. Don_ overextend your arms or legs to avoid straining your muscles.

Proper Form

1. Drive the handles back, engaging your back and shoulder muscles as your arms come back. 2. As your arms come back, extend your legs, pushing the footplates away from your body. 3. As your arms come forward, bend your legs, drawing the footplates back to your body. 4. Repeat the movement for the desired amount of time or reps.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you drive the handles back and extend your legs. 2. Exhale as you pull the handles forward and draw the footplates back to your body.

Precautions

1. Sit down on the SkiErg with your feet firmly planted on the footplates and your knees bent. 2. Grasp the handles with an overhand grip, arms slightly bent and elbows close to your body. 3. Keep your torso upright and core engaged.

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