These 3 Surf Fitness Superfoods Will Improve your Health & Wellbeing in 2016

These 3 Surf Fitness Superfoods Will Improve your Health & Wellbeing in 2016

Surfing Fitness and Strength, Surfing Nutrition
Happy New Year and Welcome to 2016! [caption id="attachment_556" align="aligncenter" width="636"] NEW CALEDONIA Photo: Joli[/caption] For years we’ve all sought out vitamin solutions (which are on the right track) but popping a few vitamin tablets and calling it a day isn’t enough... The answer is that every surfer's body needs a vastly improved intake in a wide range of nutrients, and we need to have simple nutritional solutions... Solutions that will vastly improve our nutritional intake, through functional superfoods with higher nutritional values. These functional foods enable us to easily gain wellness. (more…)
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3 Surf Fitness Tips That Will Help You Double Your Wave Count

3 Surf Fitness Tips That Will Help You Double Your Wave Count

Surfing Fitness and Strength, Surfing Nutrition
Are you heading off on a surf trip in 2015? Today I would like to share with you 3 surf fitness tips that will double your wave count and improve your surfing. 1. NUTRITION When you go on a surf trip and the waves are pumping, there’s no doubt you’ll want to maximise your time in the water, keep your energy levels high & your decision making ability at its peak. In order to achieve this, you need to keep your blood sugar levels stable. If you don’t, there’s a good chance you’ll be back on the boat/hotel room exhausted before everyone else. (more…)
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Surf Fitness Diet: Eat more fibre, be fitter, surf better

Surfing Nutrition
To be a fitter and a more agile surfer, your diet plays a massive role in the way you feel and surf. It is as much important as your physical workout, so that's why we pay so much attention to it in our Surf Fitness Diet series. Today we'll talk about the importance of fibre and will teach you some ways to eat more of it. Fibre can rev your fat burn by as much as 30 percent. People who eat the most fibre gain the least amount of weight over time, as per a report that was recently published in the journal Nutrition. Review author Dr Joanne Slavin says that fibre requires extra chewing and slows the absorption of nutrients in your stomach, so you feel full even though you…
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Surf Fitness Diet: 5 easy ways to eat more greens

Surfing Nutrition
With our increasingly busy lifestyles and abundance of convenience foods, it’s easy to forget your 5 cups of vegetables daily. To help you out, we’ve put together some easy  surf fitness diet tips and tricks to bolster your daily greens intake. 1. Include greens for breakfast: A great way to increase serves of green vegetables in your diet is to add them to your breakfast which is recognised as one of the most important meals of the day. Why not begin your day with a vegetable omelet, zucchini pancake or vegetable scrambled eggs. Zucchini contains a moderate source of folate which is important for cell division and DNA synthesis, good source of potassium which has a positive effect on reducing blood pressure and also contains moderate levels of B vitamins. 2.…
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3 breakfast smoothies every surfer should try

3 breakfast smoothies every surfer should try

Surfing Nutrition
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet so many surfers get it wrong. If you do it too, you miss out on your chance to start the day off with a nutritious meal that sets the tone for the rest of your day. There is nothing wrong with an occasional bacon & egg roll on the go, and a big breakfast with bacon, sausage and hashbrowns sure tastes amazing. But we don't need to eat lots of heavy calories every morning, and bread, bacon and BBQ sauce surely aren't our best options. Getting in right habits and find an equally tasty alternative for a pre- or post- surf meal will over time make a massive difference to your vitality and surfing. (more…)
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Surfing Nutrition: Make your own healthy smoothie in 5 easy steps

Surfing Nutrition
What to eat and drink after a long surf session? Your body needs to replenish nutrients and energy that it spent while you were in water for hours, endlessly duck-diving and frantically paddling for countless waves. In the moment, it is easy to forget about a fatigue and be absolutely focused on the next wave. But once you get out, the massive hunger usually comes. We'll teach you here how to prepare an easy and super-healthy smoothie to put the best possible nutrition into your body right when you need it. How to make your own post-surf smoothie in 5 easy steps: (more…)
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What to drink as the first thing in the morning?

What to drink as the first thing in the morning?

Surfing Nutrition
Start the day with a cup of warm water and a juice of 1/4 or 1/2 of lemon. It is very simple, and here are 6 benefits why it is a great idea: 1. It boosts your immune system. Lemons are high in Vitamin C and Potassium. Vitamin C will help you fight cold and potassium stimulates brain and nerve function and helps control blood pressure.  (more…)
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How to hydrate your body after surfing?

Surfing Nutrition
Staying hydrated is one of the most important things you need to do for your health - and for your surfing! If you are surfing and working out multiple times a week, your hydration levels always need to always be at the optimum level. This section will cover your best hydration options so that you are at your best on and off the surf. Since the majority of your surfing or fitness training is high-rep and high-intensity, your muscles will become fatigued quickly. Your muscles will be prone to cramping, tears and pulls if you are not properly hydrated. Drinking clean and pure water is obviously one of the best ways to assure your body is receiving the proper hydration. Besides water, here are some other great options that will…
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