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January 10th, 2014 | By | 918 Comments

SWELL Surf Circuit Training 5 Exercises That Target & Strengthen Specific Surfing Manuvers

Whether you’re looking to stay in surf shape during a flat spell or aiming to push your progressive style like the dudes on the world tour, some simple routines can make you more explosive and steady in the water. Here’s our version of surf circuit training, which means you should do one routine after another and repeat. Be safe, and surf stronger!

Workout Routine: Box-Jump w/ Twist

Surf Maneuver: Snap, Aerial, tail drift, floater

Tip: Try to land as softly as possible. Think style!

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January 9th, 2014 | By | 118 Comments

#SWELLivin

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About seven years ago, I made a huge decision that really changed the way I viewed working out. I decided to work out for my health, instead of looks. It was one of the best decisions of my life. The more I focused on trying to be healthy and take care of my body, instead of trying to look like someone else, or achieve a magic number on a scale, is when everything started to fall into place. You realize working out is all about health, longevity and happiness, not about six packs, and selfies.

So, I say choose to workout for a bunch of reasons (I listed a few above. Google “health benefits of working out” and be prepared for over a weeks worth of reading), but please, pretty please, stray from working out in order to look like someone else, especially if that someone is in a photoshopped pic.
- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen

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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 | 205 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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