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Unlock Your Legs!

Do you have a foam roller and don’t know what to do with it? Or do you have tight, achy legs and lower back? A foam roller is just the thing to help release the tight muscles and fascia (tissues around the muscles). Here are just a few exercises to help you unlock your legs and help you on your …

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Stretching and Strengthening for Surfing Part 6

Part 6 works everything! Core connection, shoulder stability, strength and endurance. As always do not just do these exercises from cold, warm up with Part 1 and 5 so you are all limbered up! Read through the exercises thoroughly before doing them.  17. Saw Abdominal connection, flexibility and spinal articulation Start position: Sit on a cushion or yoga block, legs wider …

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Stretching and Strengthening for Surfing Part 5

PART 5 Part 5 is all about the abdominal muscles and being able to maintain a deep abdominal connection while moving other parts of your body. This section is NOT suitable for anyone with an injury or chronic back, neck or abdominal pain. Please read through the exercises carefully before trying them and warm up with parts 1 & 4 …

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Stretching and Strengthening for Surfing Part 4

Part Four Part 4 is all about hip mobility and core connection. Read through the exercises carefully before you try them.  Before you attempt any of the following exercises warm up your body with Parts 1, 2 and 3 of stretching and Strengthening for surfing.  11. Side Leg kick Flexibility and stretching; specifically for the hip I’ve added an element of …

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Stretching and Strengthening for Surfing Part 2

PART TWO Part 2 is about articulation and spine lengthening. Before you start on part 2 go back to part one and do exercises 1 to 3 again to warm up. So once you’ve warmed yourself up with a bit of balance work, gently stretch the muscles around the spine with some spinal articulation. 4. The Roll Down from Standing Spinal …

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Stretching and Strengthening for Surfing

The sun is finally starting to shine, it’s time to shake off those winter blues and get out there again! If you missed this blog the first time – here it is again! Over the next six weeks you will get a weekly post of new exercises to try – Enjoy PART 1! While I was learning to surf I realised …

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