Originally posted on Fizzique:
Training for a sport is only half of your success when you’re into extreme sports. Nowadays athletes are turning to fitness to improve their skills. Functional training (a style of training which mimics the movements from your sport) is extremely crucial when mastering your craft and something you must figure out before beginning any type of routine. When you start any training program always get confirmation from your family doctor and make sure you understand what movements your sport demands.
Skateboarding is a sport that has been around for over 20 years and is not showing any signs of fading. Whether you participate recreational or compete it is a great mode of transportation and method to keep in shape. It beats sitting in front of the T.V. any day. To train functionally for skateboarding you should be looking at core, power and strength exercises. Core exercises will assist with stability…
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Originally posted on DUB ShiBBy Productions:
When I saw a video clip of this kid floating around Facebook I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. Immediately I was reminded of the Albert Shredstein of skateboarding, Rodney Mullen. The tech tricks involving so much creativity and skill, which only a handful of people in the world are doing. The thing is, is that this kid is…. well a KID. These two videos show what this little Japanese shredgnar is all about. Kid has some Shibby in him for sure. Watch this and get inspired.
Originally posted on Brendon Bosworth:
I have a friend I used to ride the Colorado skate parks with who always said “longboards are the wrong boards.” After eating some tarmac last year while trying out a friend’s board I wholeheartedly agreed with him and vowed to keep riding my street board only.
Here’s me eating it:
But this year I decided to give longboarding a second chance and bought a new set-up. I’ve been cruising with my good friend Shaun and we’ve been finding some magic up on Table Mountain. I made a short film about our endeavours. No face plants this time.
Originally posted on Waterbased:
If this post had a backing soundtrack it would be: ‘Don’t take it Personal (Just one of Dem Days)’ ‘ by Monica. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this song, it goes something like this: ‘It’s just one of dem dayz, That a girl goes through, When I’m angry inside, Don’t want to take it out on you’ quite a few times in a havon of melodic notes. Actually if you aren’t familiar with this song then educate yourself.
And boy sometimes I do get one of dem dayz, you know…that a girl goes through. I mean the song is a bit cryptic but I imagine it’s like one of dem dayz you wish you hadn’t overindulged on leafy greens. Or you’re not 100% sure you turned your GHD’s off but you’ve walked too far to go back and check. Or maybe more commonly, you’ve come to…
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