The aim of Advanced Surf Fitness for High Performance Surfing is to help you maximise your skills. This book will help you surf longer, catch more waves and take your performance to the next level using state-of-the-art surf fitness techniques.

Stepping things up from the best-selling book The Complete Guide to Surf Fitness, this book covers everything from increasing your paddle power to training for coordinated surfing movements with explosive power. Every base is covered so you will improve all aspects of your surfing. Training programmes are broken down to manoeuvre level so you can focus and strengthen specific areas of your surfing and fitness.

The guide covers everything including:

  • Assessing your surf fitness

  • Maximising core and strength training

  • Improving coordination and balance

  • Weights programme

  • Exercises for boosting your explosive power

  • Resistance training, free weights and swimming

  • Tips for better paddle power

  • Visualisation techniques for improving confidence

  • Training for improving specific surfing manoeuvres

  • Tips for young surfers

  • Nutrition and diet

  • Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced training programmes

Lee Stanbury is an award-winning surf and swimming coach. His first book The Compete Guide to Surf Fitness has sold tens of thousands of copies around the world. Lee has trained some of the UK s top surfers, swimmers and triathletes and he is a fully qualified physiotherapist. He lives 20 yards from the beach at his home in Hayle, Cornwall.

For the first time ever, The Complete Guide To Surf Fitness brings together all the latest knowledge and techniques to offer a complete fitness training programme for beginners to pros. Illustrated with over 150 annotated photos and inspiring surf images, the guide covers everything from stretching and flexibility exercises to core strength, resistance training and plyometrics. Also covered is the use of exercise equipment such as Swiss balls, Indo boards and Bosu balls as well as a swimming programme and tips for young surfers.

208 illustrated pages with dozens of exercises and workouts to help build core strength, fitness, balance and agility.

There are also tips and exercises on how to warm and cool down correctly, get out the back quicker, relax during hold-downs and improve your explosive strength for faster pop-ups.

Lee Stanbury is fitness coach to Oli Adams and current European longboard champion Ben Skinner who feature heavily in the book, and although the book will particularly benefit inland surfers, it's also good for aspiring pros and regular surfers who want to maintain their surf fitness through flat spells.