Power, stability and core strength, improved flexibility and balance, fewer injuries. Just a few reasons why footballers of all levels should do Pilates.
A week’s skiing falls into an intense category of sport; where physical requirements are high and a good basic level of strength is recommended. Like most sports, training is essential to ensure you can last the time out on the slopes without resorting to sloppy technique; often a short-cut to injury.
A seated position will tighten many muscles that need to be long for safe and efficient running, and lengthen many muscles that need to be tight and engaged
For any regular runner - particularly anyone training for marathons
Much as I hate to compare the body to a machine, it is a good analogy
An ultramarathon is any event beyond the standard marathon distance of 26.2 miles
Throughout my career as a Physiotherapist I have treated all sorts of conditions/injuries from mild tightness, sprains, strains to more severe pathology.