Training for Specific Sports: How Union Health Adapts Workouts for Mountain Biking, Skiing, and More, Including Physiotherapy for Rehabilitation

Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Squamish, athletes are constantly challenging themselves in diverse terrains, from the rugged mountain trails to the snowy slopes. Union Health and Performance recognizes the unique demands of each sport and has crafted specialized training programs, including physiotherapy for rehabilitation, to meet these needs.

Mountain Biking: More Than Just Pedaling

Mountain biking is not just about speed; it’s about control, balance, and endurance. Union Health’s tailored programs for mountain bikers focus on:

  • Strength & Conditioning: To power through challenging terrains and uphill climbs.
  • Balance and Coordination: Essential for navigating technical trails and making sharp turns.
  • Endurance Training: Ensuring bikers can maintain their energy levels throughout long rides.

Skiing: Conquering the Slopes

Skiing demands a combination of strength, agility, and flexibility. Union Health’s specialized training for skiers includes:

  • Leg Strength Workouts: For powerful descents and control.
  • Core Training: To maintain balance and stability.
  • Flexibility Exercises: Preventing injuries and ensuring smooth movements.

Physiotherapy for Rehabilitation

Injuries are an unfortunate reality for many athletes. Union Health and Performance offers advanced physiotherapy services to aid in the recovery process. Their approach includes:

  • Evidence-Based Techniques: Targeted treatments to alleviate pain and restore function.
  • Individualized Care Plans: Designed to align with the athlete’s specific recovery goals.
  • Holistic Approach: Beyond physical treatments, focusing on patient education and preventive measures to avoid future injuries.

The Union Health Difference

What sets Union Health and Performance apart is their holistic approach. Beyond just physical training and physiotherapy, they incorporate:

  • Injury Prevention: Using evidence-based techniques to reduce the risk of common sports injuries.
  • Active Rehabilitation: For athletes recovering from injuries, ensuring a safe and effective return to their sport.
  • Sport-Specific Training: Recognizing the unique demands of each sport and tailoring workouts accordingly.

Feedback and Continuous Improvement

Union Health believes in the power of feedback. By continuously monitoring an athlete’s performance and adapting training programs based on results, they ensure that athletes are always progressing and achieving their best.


Whether you’re a mountain biker navigating rugged trails, a skier conquering snowy slopes, or an athlete on the road to recovery, Union Health and Performance has the expertise to elevate your game. With tailored training programs and advanced physiotherapy services, athletes in Squamish are not just prepared; they’re primed for success.