Here is the gist of the article:
It’s not difficult to predict the punchline here: The skiers were in better shape than the non-skiers. But the magnitude of the differences is jaw-dropping. The results of a battery of physical tests, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology, show that the skiers had approximately twice the cardiovascular and muscular fitness of the untrained group."Jaw-dropping." I like it. But here's the part that makes me laugh:
It’s a strictly limited-time option. Come spring, you’ll be back to your usual workout routines. So ski while you can.Somebody buy that writer some roller skis and Ozzie and I will meet him on the Centennial Trail this summer!