We talk to World Cup freestyle skiing gold medallist and PT Rowan Cheshire, 23, on keeping strong for winter sports.
Going on a snowy holiday this year?Lucky you! To help make sure you’rein tip-top shape to avoid injury and muscle ache, we’ve enlisted the help of an expert.
One of GB’s brightest stars, Rowan Cheshire, started skiing at the tender age of 10 at Stoke ski centre, where she soon spotted the cool older kids doing freestyle and wanted to emulate it. Fast forward a few years, and she finished an amazing seventh in the last Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang. She’s also a qualified personal trainer and is now working towards the next Winter Olympics. She offers three online diet and fitness plans of different lengths on her website, rowancheshire.com, so she knows a thing or two about how to get in shape for winter sports. Read on to find out how to prepare your body for the slopes.
Q. A fall in training before the 2014 Winter Olympics left you with concussion so you couldn’t compete – how did you get back to fitness?
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