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Surfing Paddle Exercise

Swimming is assumed to be the best exercise for surfing.

It does not count how fit you are without heaps of paddle. It is all about how fast you can paddle into a wave. The time you can spend in the water is also very important.

Good quality paddlers are able to dig their arms once or twice to catch the wave. Others, who are not good, flap there arms around.

Here is the right way to do Surfing Paddle Exercise.

Step 1 (Warm up):

Warm up: Rower: 10 minutes.

Repetition: Moderate to high. Maintain a good posture.

Step 2 (Swiss Ball):

  • Shoulder press:

Sit on ball. Try to raise weights above your head.

Repetition: Do 2 sets of 15.

You can use weight around 4 kg or more.

  • Chest press:

Sit on ball.

Roll out and your shoulders should rest on it.

Keep your back in a straight line, and raise weights like before.

Repetition: 2 sets of 15. You can use weight around 3kg.

  • Lat raises:

Lie with chest on the ball.

Raise arms parallel with your head

Do 2 sets of 15.

  • Plyo press ups:

Do no use ball. Jump your arms off the floor at the time of coming back up.

Do 2 sets of 15.

  • Crunches:

Do on ball.

Tense your stomach muscles then do.

Do 3 sets of 15.

  • Sideball roll out:

Kneel on a mat. Keep a ball to your side, and place your arm on it. Now, roll it away from you, and back again.

Do 3 sets of 15 on both sides.

  • Cycle:

Do it for 20 to 25 minutes on the hill.