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January 6th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Insta Surf Style | New Year New Gear Pro picks for surfing into the 2014 with style

INSTAJACK Dropping the ball in the Big Apple. Power Couple @JackFreestone & Alana keeping warm in Puff Hoodies

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January 6th, 2014 | By | 125 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Whenever I go out for the day with my camera gear, my favorite item I will never leave behind is a good lens cloth. It is really easy to get a small piece of dust or a smear on your port, and there is no fixing it once you are in the water! I have had some days where I took an awesome photo, only to discover a blurry lines in the middle. The disappointment could have been prevented if I had cleaned my port and lens thoroughly before jumping in the ocean.  So be sure to clean off your camera lens, your port – INSIDE and OUT!

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January 4th, 2014 | By | 398 Comments

SeaMade: Surf Cross-Training | Stairs Workout

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How’d you do this holiday season? Did you practice Goldfish Kisses’s holiday work out plan ? Well whatever you did or didn’t consume/do, there’s never a better time for a swift kick in the butt than the beginning of the year. Whether you’re trying to trim down or tone up, stair workouts will give you long lean muscles and torch fat pockets.

I do this workout on a set of beach stairs with about 50 steps. If your local steps are shorter then just add more reps. Walk or slow jog in between each set on your way down to get a breather… (more…)

January 3rd, 2014 | By | 329 Comments

DIY: How To Grow Wheatgrass. Shots, Shots, Shots…of Wheatgrass.

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Myth: you must have an affinity towards yurt-living to benefit from the occasional shot ‘o grass.
Reality: Yes, we realize there is a loose correlation between barefooted-ness frequency and wheatgrass tendencies, but that’s not to say that the grass contains greater portions of tree-huggery than your average green juice. Read on to find out why you should be adding it to your routine, and how to grow it in about a week…
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