Check out Samsara MTN Training's Bodyweight program if you are looking for a way to stay fit while staying inside. Zahan Billimoria photo.
If you’re stuck inside for the foreseeable future, and would rather be out playing in the mountains, there’s still plenty of things you can do to pass the time productively. Might we suggest something to put high on that list: checking out Zahan Billimoria’s Samsara Mountain Training bodyweight workouts. Z is now offering part of the classes for free during the COVID-19 crisis. The Jackson-based mountain guide, educator, coach, and father of two spends the better part of his year doing the impossible in mountains all across the world, climbing and skiing lines most of us would never even dream of.
The Bodyweight Training Program is a perfect workout progression for any mountain athlete, whether you ski, snowboard, mountain bike, climb or trail run. The basic workouts are based on three movement patterns, a plank progression, a pistol squat (one-legged squat), and Z’s favorite: the stability ball progression. All three are inherently simple motions that can be adjusted to become very hard and thus very effective at building useful strength. The magic of it all is that you can do it anytime: at home, on your floor, and with no extra equipment other than a stability ball.
As we all cope with the uncertainty of this moment, and await the passing of COVID-19 I wanted to help you use this time productively for your body.
From now until when the virus subsides the Level II Bodyweight Workout will be FREE. Just Visit www.samsaraMTNtraining.com and use the password: c19free
Be well friends.
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