23 Jun '11, 8pm

Surfing for Health | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: While surfing the web or TV channels can be fun, grabbing a s...

Surfing for Health | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: While surfing the web or TV channels can be fun, grabbing a s...

Mention the word surfing to many people, and they’ll assume you’re talking about vegging out with a TV remote control or on the web. While being a couch potato can be fun, grabbing a surf board and learning to ride the waves will do far more for both your physical and mental well-being. Surfing provides a great full-body workout as it requires intense upper body engagement when paddling and strong lower body work to guide the board once you’re upright. At the same time, core muscles are engaged throughout, making surfing a fun way not only to improve cardiovascular fitness and build strength in the upper and lower back, arms and legs, but it also improves balance, coordination, stability and power. While muscles are being strengthened, surfing doesn’t bulk up the body, but instead builds long, lean muscles less prone to injury. Because surfing is not really a symmetrical f...

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