Surfing Exercises

Movements, Stretches, and Exercises that develop Surfing Athleticism

How To Improve Your Surf Fitness Training

It’s not just standing on wobble boards. What “surf fitness training” means to me is taking a realistic look at the movement requirements of the sport, and then taking an honest appraisal at your own strengths and weaknesses. Then it comes down to filling the gaps with smart and efficiently applied training. Here’s some higher […]
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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 how. Two variations of surf fitness programs. Athletic Capacity.  That’s the goal.  To increase your bodies capacity for speed, power, strength, […]
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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, or how to improve your pop up.   If you fumble around and clumsily get to your feet, pulling that […]
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Top 3 Warm – Up Drills

Surfing Athlete Warmup Drills You gotta get your body moving.  Most surfers spend most of their time behind desks, in front of computers, or in front of the TV…  sedentary bodies don’t cooperate with surfing.  So before you head out for a wave, spend 2minutes doing some actually beneficial warmup drills to loosen tight tissue, […]
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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 it, “pain in the shoulder”, rather than “pain in the ass”… I’m so clever and witty). Surfing Shoulder Training… here’s […]
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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 some workout straps, they’re great for those of you that travel, and it’s always nice to be able to take […]
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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.  Sweet sweet exercise goodness. So much of surfing is rotational movement, and involves integrated chains of muscles.  So, it would […]
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