NDSU: Tips for a Healthy Ski Season

Skiing is a popular winter sport, but did you know that one hour of skiing a two mile trail can burn up to 400 calories? North Dakota State University Extension Service has helpful tips to make the most of this healthy activity.

Skiing has proven to be a great source to maintain endurance and strength. Out of a group of 80-year-old skiers studied, their physical fitness was discovered to be comparable to that of people in their forties.

NDSU also lists tips to stay healthy through ski season, like using plenty of sunscreen and lip balm. To conclude a vigorous ski session, NDSU suggests drinking a cup of hot tea and provides proper tea brewing steps.

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