Surfing advice

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surfing   Ready to go riding? Whatever is the goal, involve your technique, do it with friends in vacation, or ride the gnarliest wave, there are some basis to take into account. Here is the list of surfing advice to do and know for your surfing sesh. Get on board: the need to know If surfing were easy, everybody would do it. But catch the first wave need to be patient. Beside the bonuses (bikinis, bros, and bodacious babes), surfing guarantees a hard workout which offer you a lot of benefits. The perfect ride: your action plan Psyched to get started? Remember these tips rounded by the pros. Gear up: before going to a shop to buy the newest gear, remember not all new gears are not necessary. Most surf towns and resorts offer surfboard and wet suit rentals. If cash is tight take used items. Beginners will prefer a little thicker and wider board for stability. A long board will be better for paddling and wave-catching, and on the other hand a short board will be better for quick maneuvering. Wax and maybe a wetsuit for the latter are good ideas. Ease in: don’t expect catch big waves right away. Mike Hartwick, the founder and CEO of “SurfSET Fitness” says that most lessons in surfing start on the sand with an explanation of the pop up and paddle, that’s why having a good quality instructor is important. At SSS Phuket we have excellent instructor! Find strength: for surfing, body strength and cadio conditioning are very important because waves are powerful and are tiring. That’s why you can do push-up, burpees, and squat for pop up and paddling in order to launch you forward and catch the wave quickly. What you have to do: workout, practice, rinse, repeat. Warm up: each time you go surfing, don’t forget to warm up. You can do a jog for 5 to 10 minutes on the beach. You can also to dynamic stretching like deep squats for the knees. Here is an example of dynamic warm up exercises: jump rope, jumping jacks, lunges, hip extensions, hip rotations, forward leg swings, side leg swings, push-ups, spiderman steps. Time it right: there’s an art to pass though the wave, or much more, under the wave. For that you have to establish the duckdive by driving the board under the breaking wave and with the energy of the tube going on to the surface. Stay safe: I don’t mean sharks, because if you meet sharks, you’re unlucky. But rip currents, weather conditions, jagged rocks, and reefs so be aware of the environment. Another important point, every surfers must be a good swimmer, and must know basis of surfing, how to use its surfboard, what to do when falling down, etc., in order to be safety. Respect the pack: When you drive a car there are some rules to respect. It’s the same in surfing; you have to learn the rules. For instance you don’t have to take the wave of another surfer, or interfere with a ride, and it can be dangerous. You should take a course in surfing lingo. Keep cool: for beginners the most common problem is upper body conditioning, cardio, and learning how to surf so how to take a wave. That’s why you have to be patient, and to practice because surfing is not easy. Now you know this surfing advice. What to do before, during, and after surfing, so you can come to SSS Phuket to take surfing courses or to rent a board! Source: http://greatist.com/fitness/know-you-go-surfing

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