Results tagged “surfing”

Looking At : Aug 3, 2014

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Straight to the Bar 2012 : Strength-Training Resources

We've noted a number of superb resources in the newsletter this year. Here are a few personal favourites.


Solar-Powered Wetsuit

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Surfing the Pororoca

Ever though about surfing the Amazon? These guys have....


Blast from the Past : Training On-the-Road

Get your workout in, wherever you are.


The Incredible Surfing Rats

Surf's up. Via the Daily Mail : Boomer Hodel's incredible surfing rats....


Alena Hilbert

Thrusters.Pop over and say hi to CrossFit Sydney trainer Alena Hilbert, whose training log shows just how varied the CrossFit approach is. Everything from surfing to Olympic Weightlifting. Love it....


ESPN Sweat Spot : Julia Mancuso

Ski champion Julia Mancuso. Via Lift Magazine : how does skiier Julia Mancuso stay in shape? Surfing, of course....


International Surfing Day

International Surfing Day - June 20, 2008.Via 5ones : need an excuse to 'legitimately' go out and catch a few waves? June 20 is International Surfing Day. Enjoy....


Trailer for Surfwise

No fat, no sugar, and plenty of surfing. Sounds good to me....


Out There

From the Out There trailer (on the site). Looks great.Via 5ones : the newest flick from the guys at Teton Gravity - Out There; a great mix of hi-def surfing action and the threats facing the world's greatest surf spots....


Extreme Chain Surfing

Looking for something slightly different? How about a spot of Extreme Chain Surfing. After the cars have gone past, of course....


Making Your Own Gym Equipment : DIY Balls

This month, Run To Win and Straight to the Bar will be looking at the many possibilities when it comes to home-made training equipment. This week, I'll be taking a look at several great conditioning tools - DIY Balls.


Kitesurfing Mavericks

Via Get Outdoors : This is an activity I'd love to try someday - Kitesurfing. Just like tow-in surfing, only with a kite....


From the archives : Biphasic sleeping

This series looks at some of my favourite articles from this site; updated to include new developments and other changes. I hope you enjoy it. Biphasic sleep - what is it? The idea itself is simple, and is common to...


Fitness and the Media : Mainstream Coverage of Strength Sports

This is the second article in this month's series on fitness and the media; a collaboration with Run to Win's Blaine Moore. Mainstream coverage of strength sports. Whenever you flip to the sports section of a newspaper, catch the television...


Technology and Fitness - the Nintendo Wii

This is the third article (1, 2) in this month's series on Technology and Fitness (a collaboration with Run to Win's Blaine Moore) - the Nintendo Wii.


X Games Lineup Announced

When it comes to action sports, you really can't go past the X Games. This year's competition - scheduled for August 2-5 in Los Angeles - adds womens' surfing to an already impressive list. If you enjoy a bit of...


Biphasic Sleep : 30 Day Summary

The transition to this superb method of sleeping.


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