Fit to Surf: The Surfer's Guide to Strength and Conditioning

Fit to Surf: The Surfer's Guide to Strength and Conditioning

by Rocky Snyder
     
 

"Guaranteed to make you rip twice as hard."—TransWorld Surf magazine

Stay out longer, catch more waves, and perform more demanding maneuvers

Whether you’re a veteran surfer or just discovering the thrills of catching a big wave, this surfing-specific fitness guide helps you become a better, stronger, more agile surfer. Fit to Surf gives

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"Guaranteed to make you rip twice as hard."—TransWorld Surf magazine

Stay out longer, catch more waves, and perform more demanding maneuvers

Whether you’re a veteran surfer or just discovering the thrills of catching a big wave, this surfing-specific fitness guide helps you become a better, stronger, more agile surfer. Fit to Surf gives you everything you need to create a personal fitness program that builds strength and increases endurance, fine-tunes balance and coordination, and minimizes your risk of injury.

Renowned personal trainer and avid surfer Rocky Snyder presents easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for scores of illustrated exercises that you can perform at home, in the gym, or on the water. Complete with a muscle chart and a workout log you can use to organize your personal training program, Fit to Surf helps you improve your wave count, maintain a higher energy level, and master maneuvers that you thought were beyond your skills. It includes:

  • Flexibility training
  • Sun salutation warmup yoga poses
  • Strength training
  • Medicine ball and stability ball training
  • Skill transfer exercises
  • Endurance training
  • Surf team drills
  • Detailed sample workout programs

"An easy-to-follow guide."—Longboard Magazine

"A must-have for your surf library."—Girls' Surf Life magazine

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071419536
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
610,033
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)

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