How to workout like an Olympian
Kelowna-born Olympic medalist, Kelsey Serwa, grew up racing on Big White's slopes, and ever since she fell in love with Ski Cross, she's been pushing herself towards the podium year after year - both mentally and physically.
In fact, Kelsey has grown quite a following on Instagram (@kelseyserwa) from her #WackyWorkoutWednesdays. In these short videos, Kelsey, her friends, and her teammates help push each other through wacky and sometimes excruciating circuits, in both the gym and outside.
Recently, Kelsey posted a video on her Instagram of a core workout so intense, GQ.com writer Jay Willis quoted the exercise ball workout "the hardest damn thing I've ever seen." In the video, Kelsey successfully leaps from exercise ball to exercise ball, supporting her weight and keeping balance, with mind-bending core strength.
Infotel News continues this story in their article "Kelowna Olympian's core workout called hardest ever" on infotelnews.ca.
This summer, Kelsey's #WackyWorkoutWednesdays also had her sumo squatting at the top of Bike Big White and packing a Solo Energy Bar van with teammates, and also Big White raised athletes, Ian Deans and Ned Ireland.
Pre-riding the new @bikebigwhite Park for Episode 11 of #wackyworkoutwednesday was a real treat! To make sure you get the most out of your riding this weekend (tix are only $25!) @brittanyphelan @ned_ @krismahler and I suggest following these simple steps: Step 1: Make sure all your joints are mobile with some bike squats/ push press combos and bike press Step 2 (Pre-ride): Crashes can happen on your 1st lap so don't be afraid to do a little inspection Step 3 (Re-ride): same trail, in control 😉 Step 4: An uphill run for one last warm up before sending it on the ♦️♦️Rock Hammer Step 5: Send it 🤘🏼 Step 6: To make sure the legs are fresh for tomorrow giver with an upside down pedal flush ———————————————— ALSO we are going to do a @barefootvenus product GIVEAWAY starting at the end of this month. Stay tuned for details! • @skibigwhite @elanskis @TLaneNation @EPCanada @hudsonsbay @canfund @lululemon @soloenergybar
This year, we're following Kelsey on her journey to the podium this February! To learn more about Kelsey, and our other Big White Sponsored Athletes, visit: www.bigwhite.com/athletes