Posts Tagged ‘fitness’

April 3rd, 2014 | By | No Comments

#SWELLivin

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When was the last time you went an extra mile, both literally and figuratively?

The more modern conveniences interfere, the easier it is to be lazy, and the more vacant that extra mile is becoming.

But when you do make the extra effort nowadays, it’s extra gratifying:
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March 29th, 2014 | By | No Comments

SeaMade: Interviews – Introducing Young Gun Tia Blanco

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Ever wondered what it takes to transform your love of surfing into a career? Young gun Tia Blanco will tell you it takes a lot of time in the water, training, and dedication. Sheer style and bubbly personality don’t hurt either.
Interview + Tia’s Green Smoothie Recipe after the break…

Photos courtesy of REEF
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March 27th, 2014 | By | 8 Comments

#SWELLivin

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When it comes down to the basic principle of working out, it’s all about a simple thing: moving your body. Yep, pretty simple. Go for a walk, run, jog, hike, paddle, go surf, walk the dog, dance around your house, do 100 jumping jacks, be a weirdo like me and go for an impromptu beach run in a bikini…which is great when you can jump in the ocean to cool off at the end.

Once you get up and start moving regularly, you feel better, you are more alert, and you are more productive…it’s like a healthy domino effect.

And it’s addicting. In a good way.

So, if you have one fitness goal for each day…make that quick decision to get up and put that body to work. It’s begging for it. Even if it’s just for a little bit.

- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen

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March 22nd, 2014 | By | 12 Comments

SeaMade: Interviews – Big Wave Champ Bianca Valenti Big Wave Surfing, Inspiration + Training Tips

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How many of you think riding 3 foot waves is fun? Hands in the air galore. How about 30 feet plus? Crickets. Riding big waves takes a special kind of person and there is a class all on its own for these “special” people. It takes someone with loads of surf skill and courage to take off on a massive wall of water and call it fun. Someone like Bianca Valenti. (more…)