Upper Body Training #4
Upper Body Training #4
The following exercises are designed to build serious upper body strength. Using this combination will have you paddling into winter bombs without any problems.
So if you are looking at pushing the limits for the next big session, make sure to incorporate the below exercises into your weekly exercise routine. Always stretch before and after your workouts to keep your muscles and joints flexible.
- With a wide stance, hold the dumbbells with your palms facing toward your body.
- The correct body position is with your hips bent, back slightly arched and abdominals drawn in.
- Pull the dumbbells keeping your elbows out and away from your body,then slowly return to the start position.
- Start with your toes on a bench and bent at the hips so your trunk is upside down.
- Your hands should be wider than shoulder width apart.
- Slowly lower your head towards the ground and then press back up to the start position.
For more functional exercises for surfers, visit totalsurfingfitness.com. Here you will find a complete functional training program designed specifically for surfers, which includes training for core strength, balance, cardiovascular fitness, upper & lower body strength and flexibility.
Clayton Beatty is the fitness expert behind TotalSurfingFitness.com, a website dedicated to functional training for surfers. Clayton holds a BSc Degree in Human Movement, is a Certified Fitness Trainer and grew up surfing the Margaret River region in Western Australia. If you would like to learn more visit his website at www.totalsurfingfitness.com.
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