The Surf benefits for those who seek a healthy lifestyle ...
Surfing around the world has had an exponential growth and much is due to the physical and mental benefits that it provides.
It is a sport that requires some persistence until it starts to gain some benefit. It's worth starting out in a surf school, having some lessons to learn the basics and evolve more quickly and safely.
Here are some of the benefits of getting to surf:
Improves the cardiovascular system
The surfers spend 80% of the time paddling and as aquatic activity brings an increase of the respiratory capacity.
Improvement of physical fitness
Surfing requires paddling of resistance and explosive and in certain techniques and maneuvers, power, balance, agility and speed.
A sport practiced in contact with the sea causes so many good sensations that are difficult to explain. An excellent recipe for reducing anxiety and relieving stress.
Sport is the best medicine for a peaceful sleep. Surfing, being demanding and constant contact with salt water, makes you sleep "deeper".
Many studies have revealed surfing benefits in helping cases of cystic fibrosis, autism, depression and even post-traumatic stress disorder.
Respect, attitude, dedication, persistence, patience and overcoming are some of the values that this sport conveys.
Surfers, as agents dependent on nature, are more sensitive to environmental problems (beach cleaning, anti-concrete, ozone layer, etc.).
Good waves and a Happy 2017.