Jenny and Marcus decided to discuss a thread from the BallOfSpray forum, titled "How strong do you need to be?" Take a look at the show notes below, subscribe to the podcast, and let us know what topics you want to hear us discuss in future episodes!
1:36 - Try not to compare yourself to the pros
3:20 - Have some guidance for your off-water training
4:30 - Standard Benchmarks for determining strength
8:43 - Importance of Technique in Strength Training
10:12 - Consider Getting a Coach
11:22 - Generalized Rep Scheme
13:08 - What’s Most Important? Technique, Strength or Mobility/Stability?
16:00 - Know your LImitations: everyone has different weaknesses
16:25 - Water Skiing is Positional!
17:40 - The Reason people spend time on Forums….the reason people are dedicated to skiing.
18:25 - Find ways to accelerate the process of becoming the best skier you can be!
18:54 - How many days a Week should I spend in the Gym??
19:30 - the BIG things to start working on…
20:14 - Can you be TOO STRONG?
23:00 - What should your Goals be? Build or Maintain Strength…
24:05 - How Important is Joint Mobility/Stability?
25:45 - Technique is 2 Parts: Understanding/Feel/Conceptual & Ability to Execute
26:45 - Power and its Advantage in skiing
28:15 - Importance of proper Gym training for improving Slalom performance
29:30 - Strength Standards Reviewed:
- Hang from bar for 60 secs
- 10 pull-ups
- 25 push-ups
- Back Squat - Body Weight
- Front Squat - Body Weight
- Bulgarian Split Squat - ⅓ bodyweight in each hand
- Deadlift - 1.5 times Body Weight
30:30 - Important to train Unilateral!!!
31:05 - Send GiveGo!!!
32:09 - The Best way to get Better at Water Skiing is to Ski. But…don’t forget the other parts…
32:55 - Endurance training - Is It Important?
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