Explosivity, strength, balance and agility
A luger needs to build muscles in the neck and trunk. But you also need rhythm and agility. The objective of the sport is to be one with the luge and the turns if a muscle is used in the wrong way, it will affect the speed of the luge. It is a good idea to do injury prevention exercises.
A WELL-ROUNDED LUGER
To become a well-rounded luger, you need explosivity, coordination, control, stamina and technique, as well as good communication and cooperation with your partner, if you have one.
DID YOU KNOW…
… that on the luge track in Lillehammer, you can reach an average speed of 90 kilometer per hour? The highest speed that has been registered there is about 136 kilometer per hour.