Surfing Workouts: What are the best Surfing Exercises?
Why do surfers workout these days? And why is it that surfers now realize surfing exercises and surfing workouts can help them in the water?
As I have mentioned in other posts and in my training guides, surfing has become an ultimate extreme sport with more and more surfers required to live and perform like athletes.
This increase in performance has a knock on affect down the line with more surfers wanting specific surfing training, surfing workouts and specific exercises from a coach to improve their own surfing.
The future of surfing is about athletic performance in the waves. This is why the best surfers who consistently perform well as professionals have surfing workouts and surfing trainers with them on tour. While the Pro’s are putting their bodies on the line and pushing surfing limits what about you?
Would you like to be able to surf with more speed, power and endurance? How about consistently surfing at a higher level with stronger energy levels and improved technical performance? And wouldn’t this be great to achieve with easy practical follow along videos and guides? Keep reading.
What do the Pro’s do? Why do the Pro’s have qualified surfing trainers and surfing workouts? And more importantly what can everyday surfers do to improve their own performance?
Surf Training Secrets has those answers.
It is not about one thing and one thing only. There are a number of factors to consider, however the reality is that surfers themselves do the surfing. Surfers them selves are forcing their bodies into more critical positions, going faster and rotating with more speed. We are also getting deeper barrels, bigger airs, and increasing the technical movements on waves.
Surfers themselves are becoming better athletes and better athletes require Sport Specific Surfing Workouts.
Sport Specific Surfing Training is one secret to quickly improving.
Most people think that fitness or any cardiovascular exercise will work for all sports and applies across the board to all sports. Not true.
Most trainers also create ‘fitness’ or ‘surfing workout programs’ that are not specific to each individuals needs. There is no point following a program that is not specific to the sport and specific to each persons unique physiology, muscle make up, muscular imbalances, bio chemistry, strengths and weaknesses and individual stress levels and coping capacities. This is also why many people follow an exercise program and get no results.
As surfing becomes faster and more dynamic it is crucial that the movement patterns are trained correctly. Sport Specific Surfing Workouts is exactly that – using exercises that will train the nervous system and muscular system in a way that the carry over into your surfing bringing about fast desired results.
Surfers test the base of all human movements in a very dynamic and unbalanced environment. As surfing athletes it is vital that Surfing Specific Training addresses these movements to create internal strength, improved co-ordination and neuromuscular communication along with full body functional strength.
For those who like sport science this means overloading the body with movement patterns similar to surfing and forcing the body and mind to adapt and recover in a way that promotes the skills associated with surfing. Specific surfing workouts stress the physiological systems in the body to promote progressive strengthening, loading and improvements. In some situations it also means putting yourself into situations that challenge you, a lot like surfing and can include water surf workouts, on board surfing training, swim drills, balance activities and of course strength, power and endurance enhancement.
Laird Hamilton trains so hard because his surfing environment requires he be physically and mentally ready for anything and he finds surfing workouts keep him in the best shape for his surfing environment. We are all going to get caught on the inside. get slammed and want to surf faster for longer without fatigue or injuries.
Specific surfing workouts build flexible, strong, and fit athletes better capable to deal with the demand of a physically demanding and extreme sport.
My favorite specific surfing exercises will help you develop a stronger surfing body. Check out some simple body weight exercises in the videos and please leave comments
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