Peak Performance for Skateboarders (are you the next Tony Hawk?)

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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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