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Lifesaving tip

by Rozalynn S. Frazier

Got a snow day? Hit the slopes! Downhill skiing is a great way to whip your body into shape—and incinerate a huge 400 calories an hour! Here's how to rule the run, courtesy of Chris Fellows, director of the North American Ski Training Center in Truckee, California, and author of Total Skiing.

Never ski without a helmet. Even the slightest bump on the noggin without one can lead to a severe, even life-threatening, head injury.

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