mobility

Ankle Mobility Exercises – A Starting Point

SAVE YOUR KNEES, MOBILIZE YOUR ANKLES!   Rasta, pulling off a pretty serious bottom turn. I want you to focus on the rear foot, especially the angle of the lower leg, or the amount of dorsiflexion at the ankle. What the hell is dorsiflexion?  It’s movement of pulling your foot/toes towards your knee, and without proper […]
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Cheap Massage: Help Your Surfing

GET YOUR ROLL ON! Guide To Foam Rolling IMPROVE TISSUE QUALITY, RESTORE RANGE OF MOTION, WORK ON INJURY PREVENTION… HELP YOURSELF! AND HELP YOUR SURFING! As a surfer you’ve got to be flexible, and your joints require proper amounts of mobility in order for you to move efficiently, quickly, and injury-free.  Both of those athletic […]
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HOW TO PADDLE STRONGER AND LONGER

HOW WELL DO YOUR SHOULDERS PADDLE? STRENGTHEN & STRETCH THEM PROPERLY You complaining about sore shoulders? What are doing about it? Are you still doing dumbell front raises, high rows, or bench presses? If you are, you are just wrecking those shoulders more and more and more. Tear up that rotator cuff tissue! (That’s sarcasm). If you want […]
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SIDELYING THORACIC MOBILITY MOVEMENT

SIDE-LYING THORACIC ROTATION Yet again, MORE THORACIC MOBILITY! This is a great movement, so use it! In all seriousness, you will benefit from this, your shoulders will benefit from this, and in turn, your surfing will benefit from this.  If you’re unsure why this will benefit your shoulders, check out this thoracic spine post.  
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