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Short plyometric lower body exercise sequence

Plyometric training consists of exercises which require both, strength and velocity. It will improve your power, speed and elasticity. The elastic quality of your muscle will help you to prevent injuries. You can do this little workout (after warming-up) e.g. before your strength training. We recomment 3 sets of these …

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Mobility warm-up for better performance

Warming up - give mobility to the 3 key joints! Beside increasing your blood flow, your core and muscle temperature etc. one essential goal of warming up for a best possible performance is also to increase  the mobility of your joints.Of course the focus on joints you are warming up …

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Climbing and Riding some Couloirs in the Italian Dolomites

One reason we train for is to be ready for adventures! see here some POV impressions of our day climbing and riding some couloirs in the italian Dolomites! with Bibi Toelderer-Pekarek, Mitch Toelderer and Klaus Zwirner Couloir Day in the Italien Dolomites from GoPro Fitnesstraining on Vimeo.    

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GPFT’s Top 20 workout beats!

Music is one of the most important factors to me when it comes to get fired up during the workout session. With the great help of our facebook friends we created this hit list because it's always a mission to find new (or old?) motivating tunes for a change of …

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Stay balanced in 2013!

Wishing all of you a great New Year! Bibi & Mitch   http://www.goprofitnesstraining.com `everytime i was taking the new train to town i was looking at the old historical railway line and wondering if it would be fun to ride it once it would have enough snow on it ´ …

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DO ANYWHERE CIRCUIT: Cotopaxi, Ecuador

This time of the year is the best time if you want to ride some snow right on the equator! While we were attempting to hike and ride some of Ecuadors pretty high volcanos for the Summits4Kids project we had to kill some time in between, fooling around by working …

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The stretching confusion: 5 rules to do the right thing!

Everyone seems to have his own theory when it comes to stretching. I totally understand if you get confused by all the different information out there. Maybe you asked yourself these questions before:"Should I stretch before training", "Should I stretch to prevent muscle soreness?", "Will I ever get as flexible …

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Functional Training for Snowboarding and Skiing: SESSION 3

Get ready for your snow season!   This is the last session of our snow training series  for this winter season to come. It’s an individual new functional circuit but you can also combine it with Session 1 or Session 2 for a more intense training unit. If you want …

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Functional Training for Snowboarding and Skiing: SESSION 2

Get ready for your snow season!   Here are four new exercises to be prepared for your first snow experience this season. It's an individual new functional circuit. If you want to ride longer, and stronger than your buddies you can even combine Session 1 and Session 2 to profit …

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Functional Training for Snowboarding and Skiing!

Get ready for your snow season! Winter is coming closer and we are getting more and more excited on the coming snow season. We were putting this Functional Training Video Series together to share it with the snowboard and ski community out there for getting in the right shape for …

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Functional training video with Jussi Oksanen

Looking out of the window and the first snow is already falling...Seems like a reminder to get fit for the winter season! Next week we will start our "Get ready for your snow season" functional training series - stay tuned for that!   For the meantime we  found some good …

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Want to push your riding performance? How to easily integrate an interval unit into your routine

In this video you can have a look how Mitch prepares for the cardic and circulatory load during his snowboard runs when there is no snow around. It's easy to copy!     For the ones who wanna know more: Interval training stimulates different metabolic adaptions of your body. Studies …

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One great exercise for your core

Today we introduce one beginner and advanced core exercise out of our 6-weeks-program:       Exercise description: Sit on your knees in front of a gymball and place your forearms on the ball or get in the plank position with your forearms on the gymball. It helps your stability …

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GPFT team in ‘Further’ freeride movie

We are excited about todays World Premier of Jeremy Jones 'FURTHER' in Truckee, California. The GPFT team, Bibi and Mitch, is pround to be part of this extraordinary snowboard freeride movie!    Here you can check out the trailer:       On Mitch's blog you can gain some insight …

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The secret of the best training method for fat loss

I would say almost everybody who is training wants to lose fat or at least takes it as a very welcomed side effect. Me included! Most people got limited time. Beside the job there are family commitments. Which is the best way to spend your precious time to lose some …

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Get creative! and take your training wherever you go

Hello everybody! Usually I dont snowboard in summer, but no matter if staying at home or if travelling for surfing,  it is important for me to work on my fitness constantly to be in shape for the next winter season. Specially when spending a good part of the summer in …

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The benefits of warming up

Do you warm up?    When I was younger I never ever used to warm up. To me warming up before sports was something boring I didn’t even feel the need for. These days without warming up I feel stiff during my first turns when snowboarding or first paddle moves …

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Dietary supplements Facts and Myths

Americans now spend an estimated $ 28 billion a year on dietary supplements. But do supplements actually work? Who needs to take them? That was what I was questioning myself, and so I started to research on that topic. I was never really into taking pills, not even for nutritional …

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5 great exercises to prepare for surfing

Want to get fit for your surf trip?   Summer is full on already. We are still landlocked but we are looking forward to our surf trip and we want to be prepared when getting into the waves during our holidays. You might not live at the ocean as we …

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Why GoProFitnessTraining?

Welcome to our GPFT Blog!   Watch this and get fired up...     What is this blog about?   Mitch and I are both fully dedicated to outdoor/action sports. To get the best possible performance doing the sports we love to do we got into training our functional fitness …

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