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5 Yoga Based Exercises To Help You Pop-Up On Your Surfboard

 

As a physical therapist who’s worked with surfers for about 6 years, I have seen a lot of surfers who come to me with trouble popping up.

There are a lot of reasons why this can happen ranging from arthritis and pain to limited agility, decreased core strength, or decreased motor control.  

With that being said, I’ve found most...

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5 Corrective Exercise Workouts For Surfers Recovering From Foot and Ankle Injuries

This post was originally featured on The Inertia. You can read it HERE.

July 17, 2017 Kelly Slater posted on his Instagram this pic1:

Yowwwzers!

After retrieving my jaw from the floor and processing the severity of what had happened to his foot, I couldn’t help but to think, well, this season is probably done. Not to be a Debby Downer,...

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Could Taking A Lesson From Shakira Help You Surf Better?

In 2005 I worked as a surf instructor for beginner surfers in Nosara, Costa Rica. Almost every morning as we'd gather at the Casa Tucan, without fail, a music video from Shakira would pop up on the MTV screen. It always baffled me how one simple video of 'Hips Don't Lie" could completely stop 4-5 gung-ho novice surfers in their tracks, who just...

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How 65-Year Old Gary Linden Overcame Hip Arthritis and Kept Surfing Big Waves

This is a re-post of a blog originally posted on The Inertia, May 2015. You can access the original HERE

Our Story Begins

About a year ago I had the pleasure of meeting Gary Linden at the Boardroom surfboard show in Del Mar. Gary had been having some trouble with his hip, and since I had my table set up at my booth at the show, I had...
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