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Fit to Surf

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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 youre 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

Synopsis:

This guide shows readers how to create a personal conditioning plan specific to surfing. It helps readers build more surfing strength, enhance endurance, increase balance and reduce chances of injury. Sample workouts for the home, gym and on the water are included.

Synopsis:

Fit to Surf, a cutting-edge surfing-specific fitness guide, supplies surfers of all levels of experience with everything they need to create a personal fitness program that builds strength and endurance, increases balance and coordination, and minimizes the risk of injury.

Personal trainer Rocky Snyder--himself an avid surfer with two decades of experience riding the waves--provides easy to-follow, step-by-step instructions supplemented with 60photographs of conditioning exercises that can be performed at home, in the gym, or on the water.

About the Author

Rocky Snyder is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a certified personal trainer. He has been a professional fitness trainer for over ten years and an avid surfer and paddler for over twenty years. He is also the author of Fit to Paddle: The Paddler's Guide to Strength and Conditioning.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1. Creating Your Program

Chapter 2. Flexibility Training

Chapter 3. Sun Salutation

Chapter 4. Strength Training

Chapter 5. Medicine Balls and Stability Balls

Chapter 6. Skill Transfer Exercises

Chapter 7. Endurance Training

Chapter 8. Surf Team Drills

Chapter 9. Sample Workout Programs

Appendix 1. Exercises at a Glance

Appendix 2. Workout Log

Appendix 3. Muscle Chart

Appendix 4. Resources

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071419536
Author:
Snyder, Rocky
Publisher:
International Marine Publishing
Author:
Snyder Rocky
Location:
Camden, Me.
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Water Sports
Subject:
Surfing
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Surfing - Training
Subject:
Sports and Fitness - Water Sports
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
38
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.44x5.46x.51 in. .40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This guide shows readers how to create a personal conditioning plan specific to surfing. It helps readers build more surfing strength, enhance endurance, increase balance and reduce chances of injury. Sample workouts for the home, gym and on the water are included.
"Synopsis" by , Fit to Surf, a cutting-edge surfing-specific fitness guide, supplies surfers of all levels of experience with everything they need to create a personal fitness program that builds strength and endurance, increases balance and coordination, and minimizes the risk of injury.

Personal trainer Rocky Snyder--himself an avid surfer with two decades of experience riding the waves--provides easy to-follow, step-by-step instructions supplemented with 60photographs of conditioning exercises that can be performed at home, in the gym, or on the water.

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