Get the blood flowing and work up the motivation to dive into some brain freeze-inducing water. No fullsuit-wearing downward dogs involved. In fact, in recent years, studies have shown that static stretching is actually counter-productive (plus, your flailing around in a wetsuit on the shore is scaring the children). Instead, take 5 minutes to wake up your muscles and help avoid injuries that will keep you out of the water (probably for much,much longer than 5 minutes)…
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San Diego Guide, Part I: Drink Your Greens A Guide to the Best Of SD by Guest Blogger, Dustin Towery
Living in Southern California means instant access to some of the best Mexican food and sweet potato fries around. But every now and then we need a break. Welcome to the world of cold-pressed juices, kale salads, and juice cleanses. We’re not talking the plug your nose and gulp or the drink cayenne infused water until you feel good kind. Beaming Del Mar has mastered their craft of soaking, pressing, chopping, and peeling their way to a delicious and nutritiously powerful menu. Their Skinny Cooler has a jalapeño kick and the Rockstar smoothie is a post-workout, well rock star. Any given day of the week you can walk in to this superfood mecka and indulge in a healthy, organic snack and watch the hot moms of North County decide if they want a more raw cacao in their smoothie. (more…)
SeaMade: The Budget Surf Trip / Baja Edition A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison
SeaMade: ¡Viaje a Baja Norte!
Baja Norte (the northern region of Baja, Mexico for all you gringos) is considered the wild west of Mexico. Countless point breaks, reef breaks, and shore breaks are sure to give you enough paddle time to be arm breakers. Add a ten-story blinking Jesus, donkeys painted like zebras, cha-cha dance offs, vineyards, tacos, tequila, and cantinas and you are sure to get a taste of the real wild west. From my house in Cardiff, I can get to my favorite surf spots and taco stands in less than two hours. It’s hard to believe I’m in such a different element just two hours from home. Read on for tips on Baja travel, surf, eats and more on a budget…
This Friday we raided the men’s shirt section on SWELL and tested out a few different ways to style them. Some worked, some were complete fails (turns out every popular pin hasn’t been road-tested). The winner: this DIY no-sew, high-waisted version, or as I like to call it, the “mine now” skirt. Read on for a 10-second, visual how-to…. (more…)