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Work It Out

We could get all technical about the importance of strength training in helping your technique but instead, lets put it in SNOOKS terms. Stonger legs and core = snowboarding better harder and longer!

Let’s be honest I am no elite snowboarder, I reeeallly love my food and a bevvy, or 2 but it is so beneficial for your game to work on your leg day! Anyone and everyone can do these moves, anywhere, although we wouldn’t recommend in the club. Tried that. Didn’t work.

Work these out 12 times for each exercise and repeat the set 3 times! Let’s get pumped!

 

Floor Burpees.

Easing you in gently. Love them or hate them, they are undeniably the mother of the full body work-out.

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Lunge jumps.

Helping your poppiness. If this is too much try stepping into alternate lunges.

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Plank.

An amazing exercise for your core! Particularly useful for when you are on the floor and need to push yourself back up and try again! Tumble weed should have been included in this GIF!

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One leg bum raises.

Well that’s what I’m calling them anyway, for your solid buns of steel.

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Squat Jumps.

All round leg burn, no pain no gain!

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Superwoman. 

Don’t neglect your back muscles, introducing the superwoman!

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And when you finish you will feel like this!!!

 

Try these 3 times a week, as well as skating or running or cycling or dancing like nobody is watching, or all of the above, or whatever else you like to do and you will be well on track to your better ski and snowboard self!

If you’ve tried it yourself, send us your pics via insta or twitter with the hashtag #summersnooks @thesnooksgirls

 

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Snooks love x
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Wonder where the name SNOOKS came from?

SNOOKS – Designed by Women for Women

 

At the heart and soul of SNOOKS is to represent women in the industry as reputable; talented
and inspiring athletes who have a passion for doing whatever they do best! This has not always
been the case in the action sports industry, and many others too. Let’s face it…women don’t actually
snowboard in bikinis. So to anyone who says otherwise, we cock a snook* at you!

The rest of you, we salute you.

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‘Cock-a-Snook’… An Old English Phrase

 

Definition: Verb. Old English. To ‘cock a snook’ is to spread one’s hand with thumb
on the nose, preferably with crossed eyes, waggling fingers
and any other annoying gesticulation that comes to mind at the time.”

Example: Thumb one’s nose, as in As soon as the teacher turned her back, the
boys cocked a snook at her.

The expression was first recorded in 1791 and theprecise source of snook,
here used in the sense of “a derisive gesture,” has been lost. (’til now!)

OR

Hey guys, we totally get what you’re doing for the guys, but we cock a snook at you – we
design awesome gear just for women!
 There is so much awesome gear out there for the guys,
and there are brands that do lovely women’s gear – we also salute you. But… In a heavily saturated
and male dominated industry, we think it’s time there was more choice for the girls!

Ladies… Cock-A-Snook, get out of the men’s section and get your
mitts on our exclusive early release 2016-17 gear!

 

click here to visit the SNOOKS shop

Footnote:

*A Snook is also a fish.
**And also apparently lots of people’s surnames. Neither of which we should ignore.

Image courtesy of the Daily Mail. (Via Google images…)