'Guaranteed to make you rip twice as hard' - "TransWorld Surf" magazine.
This book helps you to 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; and, detailed sample workout programs. 'An easy-to-follow guide' - "Longboard Magazine". 'A must-have for your surf library' - "Girls' Surf Life" magazine.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages, 60 b&w photos
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 01/07/2003
- Category: Sports training & coaching
- ISBN: 9780071419536