“I watch people in the gym getting ready for the ski season — all they’re working on is their quads. That’s obviously important, too, but we really have found that the control over your leg that prevents knee injuries is coming from the hip. So more and more, we’re really trying to encourage our patients to work on strengthening the hips.” said Dr. Tom Hackett.
The seven exercises that can be performed in your own home, with nothing more than a resistance band, include the bridge, squats with external rotation pulses, lateral monster walks, Romanian dead lifts, lateral jumps, planks and side planks. For further details on how to prepare for an injury free ski season, you can read the entire article by following the link below.