From stretching before hitting the slopes to wearing boots that hurt, some received wisdom about how to behave on skiing and snowboarding holidays is not wise at all. Here are five on-mountain myths that should definitely be ignored.
Lucy Macdonald is a physiotherapist specialising in snow sports injuries and performance. She has worked with the British Association of Snowsport Instructors, trained ski instructors, treated members of the GB ski team and is the writer and presenter of the BodyTechSki DVD.
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