Single Leg Work

How To Loosen Up Tight Hips

Tight Hips Can Wreck Your Back and Hurt Your Surfing Why should you even care about stretching and mobilizing your hips?!?! Excellent question, so get ready to learn. The dynamics of surfing require that your joints be able to move in extremely large ranges of motion, freely and quickly.  Think about the simple act of a pop-up, […]
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How To Surf With Bad Knees

Those Creaky Cranky Clicking Knees Your knees can take a beating in the surf. Just the other day one of my first frontside turns made knee feel a bit “weird”… previous injury kind of letting me know it was still around. Your knees, when misbehaving can have a really negative impact on your surf. Think […]
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Surf Exercise: Single Leg Training

Develop a STRONG CORE, and INJURY RESISTANCE Any well designed surf training programs or surf exercise programs must include some single leg work. As a surfer, this is paramount to becoming exceptionally strong, developing core stability, training foot/ankle strength, and keeping your knees in good shape. I was working with a client this week who’s been dealing with some knee […]
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Surf Training – Circuits

Fast, Efficient, Stronger Surf Bodies Surf Training, Surf Circuit training………….. a good workout in a short amount of time. Piece together some surf exercises that focus on the relevant movements we as surfers need to be strong and powerful, and get to work. Develop strength, endurance, and give those lungs and heart of yours a solid workout. This […]
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SINGLE LEG BOX STEP UPS

YOU NEED TO PRACTICE SINGLE LEG WORK!! As a surfer, you need to be working on stability, strength, power, balance, and proprioception, all on a single leg! Squats are great, but think for a minute about your legs on a surfboard.  They are in constant motion, dynamically involved in all the previously mentioned qualities, all while working largely independently […]
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