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Indoor Surfing Machine Workout

Updated on April 6, 2018
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My work with top natural health professionals and experience as a fitness instructor teach me health tips that I am proud to share.

Best Surfing in the World

The best surfing in the world is happening in many fitness clubs like this Boston athletic club. People who desire to mix up their fitness routines can check out a new workout regime that is being introduced around the world.

The new craze is called SurfSET Fitness based on offering people a workout that surfer dudes do all the time. The mastermind behind the effective workout is Mike Hartwick. He invented the Rip Surfer X. A machine for one-person to use for a complete workout. Hartwich developed the machine as a way to exercise when he was away from the real surf.

Big-Wave Surfing

The surfboard rides on three inflatable pouches that assist in simulating the feel of surfing on a wave, riders can perform classic maneuvers like carving a wave. They feel like he or she are big-wave surfing.

Even though it is a machine, it is quite simple with two handles at the front to replicate the sensation of paddling with the help of resistance lines on the handles. They can image taking on the best surfing in Maui or Mexico.

As they imagine, they get a fantastic workout and keep their body in shape for surfing during the off season.

Big Island Surfing

Though it is not big island surfing, the workout class focuses on performing the movements that get surfers in shape. Hartwick explains that surfers are not into bulky muscles, but rather a leaner and mean body to withstand the rigors of taking a wave, involving paddling, popping up on the board, and balance.

It's like you catch a big wave in Aruba and ride it all the way in toward the beach. The workout is tough but rewarding with a lean and strong body.

What do you think?

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Best Bikinis for Surfing

Women don't even have to put on one of their best bikinis for surging. They wear workout clothes because they are surfing indoors with a class that might prove to be a great way to break away from their normal workout routine. The classes are successful with a drive to actually hit the real waves like the best surfing in New Zealand.

Each class begins with a warmup and ends with a cooldown. Don't be surprised if you meet other surfers and plan a real big-wave surfing trip.

Kids Surfing

Even kids are joining the surfboard workout, which is really beneficial for developing balance, motor skills, and confidence. With the added benefit of making sure safe surfing for kids starts indoors with an instructor explaining how to surf the waves.

Parents if you are trying to find something unique for your kid’s birthday party and want to change it up from your typical parties, girl's night out, bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or even kid's play date, you can rent a surfboard fitness room for an hour or so. Some clubs do all the setup and host great get-togethers, and all you have to do is show up, sweat, smile with a group of friends, relatives, and kids.

Surfing Workout

I am sure in regions where surfing is really popular this type of workout class and a party is super popular. Getting a surfing workout if I live in a surfing town and near a beach is smart and healthy. I would do a surfboard class three times a week for about three months before I surf the real waves and big-wave surfing.

© 2015 Kenna McHugh

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    • Kenna McHugh profile imageAUTHOR

      Kenna McHugh 

      8 months ago from Northern California

      Thank you for reading my article. Yes. It is a great way to get in shape or stay in shape, core, legs, balance.

    • Sherry H profile image

      Sherry Haynes 

      8 months ago

      Wow! I loved this article. I have some big love for fitness and surfing. This thing adds them together. Thank you for introducing me to the amazing surfSET, Kenna.

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