Many use the wintertime as an excuse to retire from their workout regimen and enjoy the season's guilty pleasures—like sweatpants, hoodies and delicious holiday food. These guilty pleasures may be fabulous but they often leave many sluggish. This is especially true when it comes to hitting the slopes. It's important to maintain good health year round but it's even better during the cooler climates to avoid injury from a day skiing or snowboarding. AZFoothills.com spoke with Direct of Athletic Performance at Zone Athletic Performance in Scottsdale, Garrett Shinoskie, to learn how to prepare oneself for winter sports.