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STRONG SURFING

Surfers in the past generally have not focused on specific strength and conditioning for their sport, with the misperceived idea that strength training will add unnecessary bulk and muscle tightness while restricting their movement and fluidity in the water. Getting bulky in the gym is actually quite a big job. There are certain training intensities […]

SURF STRENGTH & CONDITIONING – PREPARING YOUR ATHLETE

This starts from the beginning. As a strength and conditioning coach, if I were to take a competing Surfer who had never trained basic movement patterns before, I’d take this route. Any athlete strength and conditioning must be specific to each individual’s body, their chosen sport, their current strengths and weaknesses, their psychological state and […]

ENERGISING YOUR CELLS – NUTRITION FOR HEALTH, HIGH PERFORMANCE IN SPORT AND DAILY LIFE.

Skip the BS, fad diets, anyone out there preaching THE way to eat with vested interests, ditch the government’s food diet pyramid (because that obviously has not created a more vibrantly healthy nation) and look at the science behind what foods our biochemistry function best on. Some foods rev up our metabolism, others suppress it […]