4 Leg and Core Strengthening Exercises for Snowboarders (Video)

Ben Musholt

Contributor - Parkour & Bodyweight Exercise

Portland, Oregon, United States

Gymnastics, Bodyweight Exercise, Parkour


In this video, Ben shares four movements to improve your leg and core strength for snowboarding. These will also help you to keep you away from injury on the mountains.


  • Low side-to-side lunge: This works well as a warm up. Start high and go lower as you get warmer.
  • Corkscrew lift: This helps you to prepare for the rotational aspects of being on the board.
  • Drop lunge: This works your legs asymmetrically and helps strengthen your hips too.
  • Step deck squat: This will get you prepared for getting off the lift or getting up after you've strapped into your board!


Give these a go and see how they feel!


Every Sunday we feature a new bodyweight exercise video from physical therapist Ben Musholt, author of the Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia. Ben's diverse movement background spans board sports, martial arts, parkour, and gymnastics. Get watching and get moving!

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