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cool asked in SportsSurfing · 10 years ago

Surfers out there. What type of workouts/training do you do to get in shapefor surfing?

If you lift wieghts please tell me hw many pounds. PLease and Thank you

4 Answers

  • Mike
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Shoulder work is super important. Your shoulders are going to be doing most of the work when you paddle in and out of the line-up. Shoulders also drive you into the waves when you get out of the impact zone.

    Work shoulders and go run a lot. Any exercise will help but surfing is the best exercise to get better at surfing.

  • 10 years ago

    I surf once a week, maximum twice if I'm lucky. I lift a 50 lb weight. I lay on my back and lift it up from my chest, from my chest over my head. Standing up with my knee's bent I lift the weight from the ground to my waist switching it from one arm to the other. Standing up I hold it from my chest and lift it up over my head, from my chest I turn left and right, from my chest I extend my arms and move the weight in a circular motion. It helps with paddling, duck diving, and getting up.

    Source(s): I lift weights for Surfing and basketball. Im 5' 9" 170. I surf mainly a 6'3" short board but working out for a 5' 9". I also surf a 8'11" longboard when I can. :D
  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    I do this royal marine set of home exercises every day and I use this bungee power stroke thingy. Really helps.

    Source(s): UK surfer
  • 10 years ago

    Run up and down the beach or swim a half mile

    Source(s): surfer
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