Upper Body Strength for Figure Skaters

Written By: Riedell | July 15, 2009

Although many skaters concentrate on their legs, the upper body is also very important to skating a good program. Upper body strength promotes good spinning and jumping techniques and contributes to the overall power of a program. Find a few strengthening exercises that work for you. Lifting free weights is typically the most effective technique.

What are you favorite strengthening exercises?