Category - Fitness

Surf training out of the water – Paddle fitness

Surf training – paddle fitness – This is a guest post by Nadine Gottal of njoyrides.com   Surfboard under your arm and leash fixed to your ankle, you stand on the sand, marvelling at the endless right hander...

Why every athlete should practice yoga

  Like most snowboarders, my body has taken a serious beating over the years. There have been times when I’ve fallen, convinced that something is broken, to just get up and keep on riding. I bend so I don’t break...

A 45 minute bodyweight workout you can do anywhere

  Staying strong, supple and fit while on the road traveling is a challenge for everyone, from pro athletes to fitness enthusiasts. While spending time in Colorado with aspirant mountain guide Sydney Paez Duncan, I took a...

Girlie & Burly – A film about women who climb

  I watch some girls that climb in absolute wonder. For such a small frame, these women have incredible strength and precise technique that transcend gender. The girls who made this climbing video nailed it. It definitely...

3 Mental Tricks to Overcome Fear

  99% of action sport athletes don’t know when to listen to their fear or work through it. In this article you’ll learn the how to take advantage of the 3 dimensions of the Performance Triad. We will identify the 7...

How to overcome fear after an injury

  In a second article by pro snowboarder Jussi Tarvainen on the topic of injury and recovery, we look at how fear can impact you . If you missed the first article 5 Reasons injury can be the best thing to happen, make sure...

5 Reasons injury can be the best thing to happen

  Did you just come out of an injury and now you’re second guessing yourself, overthinking and freezing up when trying to do old tricks?   Are you seriously underperforming and afraid to fall, make mistakes and get re...

Surf fitness and exercises with pro surfer Paige Hareb

  Paige Hareb is a professional surfer from New Zealand with an wicked sense of humour and envious, globe trotting lifestyle on all the best waves. We met through the Girl Surf Network and ran a small riot in Manly, during...

Ronda Rousey training and workout inspiration

  “Some people like to call me cocky or arrogant, but I just think, how dare you assume I should think less of myself” – Ronda Rousey   MMA fighter Ronda Rousey is my biggest girl crush and fitness...

Surfing Fitness: How to get fit for surfing

Where did my surf fitness go?   Do you ever wonder how some people can paddle faster than you? Carve a deeper bottom turn, or spray the hell out of the top of a wave? One word: FITNESS. It is the biggest challenge...

Olympian Hannah Teter’s pre-season snowboard workout

  Hannah Teter gets creative with her pre-season snowboard workout   Hannah Teter knows a thing or two about snowboarding. She is a three time Olympic snowboarder having won gold in the snowboard halfpipe in 2006 and...

Inspiration for Snowboard Training & Fitness

Snowboard Training: Stay Strong, Ride Longer. Strong snowboarding and surfing requires both a strong body and a strong mind. Long gone are the days where professional snowboarders spent more time in the bar then in the gym. To be...