Do I need special equipment to use Train 2 Ski programming?

Our programming gives 3 options of all workouts and accessory work. Gym based Workout  or Home based, With a Advanced Intermediate and Beginner option.

We advise having access to 3 Dumbbells and/or a back pack if you are doing the Home based versions.

What is the difference between the The Gym based Work out and the Home Gym Workout ?

The Gym based Workout, uses more equipment and gives you a prescribed weight for the Workout

In this program we use:

  • Pull up bars
  • Rowing machines
  • Barbells
  • Wall balls
  • Ropes 
What is the difference between the Home Gym Workout?

The Home Gym Workout is the same as the Gym Workout but gives you alternatives to the equipment so you never have to miss a workout for lack of equipment.

We advise Dumbbells but will give you options to use a backpack as everyone has a backpack!

Using mainly:

  • Dumbbells/Backpack
  • Bodyweight
What weights should I use?


  • Women 10lb
  • Men 15lb


  • Women 20lb
  • Men 35lb


  • Women 35lb
  • Men 50lb
How long are the workouts?

The daily program will take between 45min-1hour total.

The WOD’s range between Medium Short and Long workouts.

The daily Accessory workouts are not timed but work as accessory strength pieces.

How do I use a backpack as a piece of training equipment?

We like the backpack as a piece of training equipment as everyone has one and they are very easy to use for resistance training.

Simply filling the bag up with clothes or better still water bottles you can make a very effective make shift weight giving you access to many different resistance exercises.

How do I receive the program?

Once you download Sugarwod and join Train2Ski.

The Workouts will be delivered to you by app:

  • Monday
  • Wedensday
  • Friday
What is the program?

We are a skiing and snowboarding program

We undulate between medium short and long workouts. Developing Strength Power and Endurance. Your body is an amazing adaptive machine and will adapt to movements as fast  as 6 exposures to the same stimulus. We tackle this by making sure that our program is constantly changing  to produce the best training outcomes.

We only repeat workouts to test your fitness gains and show your progressions. 

Is every Workout different?
Our workouts are constantly varied based around functional movement. Out in the mountains you have variable conditions and environments, by being constantly varied we help prepare you for the unknowable.
What is functional movement?

Functional movement is the movement your body needs to perform to function.

To list a few:

  • Lower to sit – Squat
  • Hinge to pick something up – Deadlift
  • Place something above you- Press/Push press/ Push Jerk
  • Push yourself off the ground- Push ups
  • Pull yourself over something- Pull ups/Muscle ups/ Bent over rows