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 ‚Äúweird‚ÄĚ… 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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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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