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When the surf is flat, trade your board for a mat!

Using Yoga as a cross trainer for surfing By Sandy Beach — Why yoga? The answer is simple…it will relax your mind, body and spirit. After all, isn’t that the ultimate goal in surfing? Despite the fact that surfing and Yoga are just now being melded together, the two disciplines have been in existence for […]

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The Stoke of a Lifetime: Surfing and the Effect of Negative Ions | The Beachside Resident

“Only a surfer knows the feeling”. If you surf you have definitely heard this saying before. As a surfer, we know this to be true. But did you ever stop to ask…why? Well, there are scientifically based reasons why this saying is actually true, and the answer can be found in negative ions. What are negative […]

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Surf Lingo

A air  Another term for Aerial (qv) or descriptive of the size of the aerial achieved, example “I got some serious air on that last aerial”. aerial  A trick where the board takes off from the lip of a wave and after travelling lands back on the face of the wave and continuing. A-frame  A […]

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Cocoa Beach Surfing

Less Crowded Beaches With Surf The Atlantic Ocean waters tend to be cooler than the waters in the Gulf of Mexico; but during the summer months, they are certainly warm enough for comfortable swimming. The western beaches on the Gulf of Mexico tend to be very shallow, so you can wade out hundreds of meters […]

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