balance on one of these is a challenge, but for snowboard conditioning
it can't be beat! Working about every stabilizer in the body, this
exercise is especially important for strengthening all three compartments
of the lower leg: the gastroc, peroneal and tibial complex. These
guys are vitally important for control, and responsible for the
"burn" you get during the first couple runs down the mountain.
For the advanced try the Voodoo Board or Rolo Board.
feet same width as riding stance.
arms out to side maintain balance on board
by keeping outside edges off ground.
those with healthy knees try lowering body
by bending at knee while maintaining upper
different stances to work other muscle groups.
exercise will not only help with lower body conditioning,
it naturally places the upper body and arms in the same
position used for riding. Work on keeping upright with
slight flexion of knees for now.