How can we max out our surf fitness and ensure we’re still able to catch waves well into our old age? It’s a great paradox we may never fully know the answer to. One thing’s for sure though – our joint mobility plays a big role. Here’s some exercises to keep you going strong.
Being a highly challenging sport, it goes without saying that surfing requires a sustainable fitness level. Prepare for your next surfing trip or foster basic body strength in between with these 6 exercises that you can do with minimal equipment to target strategically the main muscle groups involved in surfing.
Surf Philosophy with our friend, Michael Chmielewski. Learning to surf as an adult gifted him the perspective beyond physics. “As I matured, I gave the ocean limitless potential, fruitless attachment to my labor – to do something, not for the result, but for the act itself.”
Surfer, Glynis Elisa, goes from her original home of Germany and finds her true home on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Here’s what she had to say about being a woman in the water, learning to surf the hard way and uprooting her life to live on the other side of the world.
Ex-professional whitewater kayaker, world traveler, avid surfer, friend of Barefoot Surf Travel Nicaragua and new author of “Surfer Girls Kick Ass,” Tiffany Manchester inspires us with her ability to translate her love of surf to the pages in her book.
A former team member of Barefoot Surf Travel has grown to follow her inner voice. In her case, it has taken her to the popular beach town of Canggu, Bali where she is sharing her designs and creations with the community. Just recently, the rest of the world can experience her products by way of her online shop!
We’ve all been there… Whether you’re a complete beginner, or a surfing veteran, fatigue can set into your body in the middle of an epic surf session.