burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing

burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing

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Bignick posted Jan-2009

hi, can someone help me with why my thighs burn so much after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing, i have my own boots which are head edge 10.8 and have had these now for about 3 seasons . i seem to remember 20 plus yrs ago i never use to get this problem. i am now close to approaching 50 yrs old(young) and its starting to put me off skiing but i love it so much.is it the boots or my own fitness, i am quite a large person,,,,,,,,,any ideas pls help me.....

Ellistine
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

For me personally, the main cause of thigh burn is not having my weight forward enough. You're in effect holding your body weight up with your thighs which will never last for very long.

Try pushing your shins into the front of the boots more and stand taller and more forward. You'll then be more stacked up over your feet rather than behind them which should help.
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Tony_H
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

It will be a combination of your own fitness, ie you probably dont use those muscles much until you go skiing, or possibly that there is something not quite right with your technique. You may be putting too much pressure on the quads. Mind you, at least you are using the right muscles!
Drink more water, stop more regularly, take some Mars bars up with you.
My quads were tight first couple of days but eased off, and late in the day one of the quads in my right leg tightens and tells me I have dont enough for the day. Its your bodies way of telling you to chill out.
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RossF
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

I am afraid this problem may just be down to being old.

Tony_H
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

RossF wrote:I am afraid this problem may just be down to being old.



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RossF
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

We should poll the average age of the thigh-complaints thus far
Edited 1 time. Last update at 17-Jan-2009

RoseR
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

RossF wrote:We should poll the average age of the thigh-complaints thus far

Nowt wrong with my thighs
I'm a laydee

RossF
reply to 'burning thighs after about 30 to 40 mins of skiing'
posted Jan-2009

Not yet..................

Edited 1 time. Last update at 17-Jan-2009

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