Functional training is an often misunderstood concept. I have heard people say that functional training is training with a Bosu and stability balls. Not exactly. Functional training is literally training for function. It means that we train movements instead of muscles.
You book a great week-long ski vacation somewhere out west. You can’t stop thinking about knee deep powder, and 3,000+ vertical feet, and runs that take half an hour to ski down. Then you start thinking about that, and you remember how bad your legs felt during your last ski vacation. The good thing is that there is a solution. Now the real question: what do you do to prepare for a ski trip – or for ski season for those that hit the slopes locally?