Category: Exercises

Top Exercises to Improve Surfing

“Top” lists are always a small act of futility.  There is so much variability in the human body, and a countless variety of exercises,  it is grossly difficult to pull out some singular exercises and

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Foundation Training – You Need to Use This

I want you to be aware of Foundation Training. There’s a disconnect in the modern world with how our bodies are designed to move, and how we habitually move them.  Sedentary, weak, and collapsed postures

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Pro vs. Joe Surf Fitness Program

You are Not a Pro.   Most of us aren’t top level athletes. (some tend to think we are though… still living the dreams!) Don’t train like a pro, but train similarly.  Smart regression.  Here’s

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How To Improve Your Paddling and Posture

Florida got some damn good surf in mid-february.  It was the first time I’ve surfed in about 2months (since getting back from Indo).  It was a solid 4-5foot swell hitting central Florida, super-fun, but did

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How to Improve Your Pop Up

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR POP UP – EXERCISE FOUNDATIONS If you can get to your feet quickly, and with no real faults, you’ve probably never actually considered what it takes to get to your feet,

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What I Learned from 6 Weeks in Indo

I GOT SURFED OUT!!  I actually got surfed out!  First time that has ever happened to me.  I’ve heard of this rare  occurrence before from some fellas that had driven through mexico, but hadn’t come

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How To Improve Your Pop Up.. Surf Training

Surf Training – Pop Ups – Core & Upper Body Do you think your Pop-Ups could be faster?  They probably could be, especially if you’re surfing some faster “reefy” type waves, or even if you’re

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Shoulder Radness..Surfing Shoulder Training

Surf Shoulders… Keep em’ Strong.  Clearly, if your shoulders aren’t moving well, cause you pain, or are out of optimal alignment, then your surfing is going to be a pain in the shoulder!!  (hahaha… get

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TRX Surf Workout – Suspension Trainer

TRX Surf Workout – Get Some Straps Oooooooohhhhh!!!  Workout straps.  Suspension training is all the rage in some training facilities, with some people doing some damn silly stuff on them.  But in all seriousness, get

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Integrative Core Training.. Pushes and Pulls

Surfer Core Training.. Pushes and Pulls Baby! I’ve been doing some work with surfing-waves.com and this is a new piece I just did for them.  Integrative core training that focuses on dynamic movements… pushes and pulls.

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