Skiing - Nordic Ski Machine Description
Nordic ski machines provide well-rounded exercise, using every major muscle group and the cardiorespiratory system. Compared to many other activities, Nordic ski machines put very little stress on the joints. It is important to warm-up properly before beginning this activity to reduce the likelihood of injury. Before using a Nordic ski machine it is important to make sure that all bolts, screws, etc. are securely fastened and that the machine is working properly.
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Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: quadriceps, biceps, hamstrings, gluteals, upper back, shoulders, forearms and calves Assistance muscles: chest, hip flexors, triceps, abdominals and lower back (erector spinae)
Approximately 0.066 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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