The Coolest Thing Going
This is a good thing to know if you plan to indulge in our exercise of
the season. Downhill skiing burns a whopping 600 calories per
hour-whether you're a beginner or a pro. But skiing didn't get to be the
second most popular winter sport because it keeps you fit. Ask anyone at
Yawgoo how it feels to down a glistening white slope, and you'll
discover that skiing is the coolest thing going.
If you've never strapped on a pair of skis and have spent the
last few months being a couch potato, keep in mind that novices
are twice as likely to be injured as advanced skiers.
Being in good shape reduces the risk of injury, as does being
Advanced skiers also know how to fall: Keep your knees
flexed and your arms in front of you. Don't try to get up until
you've completely stopped moving unless you're in danger of
hitting another skier or an object.