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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby PullStrings » Thu May 09, 2019 3:30 am

jumptheshark wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 12:02 am
Kiteboarding can be hard on the forearms, low back, neck, and as we just learned, can cause eye strain!
:thumb: Kiteforuming uses too many important muscles !!! We're scr***d !!

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby bigtone667 » Thu May 09, 2019 3:48 am

Bill C wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 2:49 am
I can see how you got your name.

Exercising the excitement for kiting muscle. :o

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby longwhitecloud » Thu May 09, 2019 4:44 am

I have been injecting oil into my muscles for a while now and there is no doubt it improved my foiling.
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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby Exal » Thu May 09, 2019 8:54 am

200 crunches every morning, just like arnold prescribed :thumb:


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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby elguapo » Thu May 09, 2019 12:11 pm

Exal wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 8:54 am
200 crunches every morning, just like arnold prescribed :thumb: https://youtu.be/LkNvP6tt6b8?t=119
nice video!

if arnold says to do 200 crunches every morning...im gonna do 200 crunches every mornimg(and 'the vacuum' too)

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby Exal » Thu May 09, 2019 12:22 pm

elguapo wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 12:11 pm
nice video!

if arnold says to do 200 crunches every morning...im gonna do 200 crunches every mornimg(and 'the vacuum' too)
Haha yeah, don't even need to start your day without doing it :lol: I try to do 201 every morning :naughty: , unless I feel really down and out. Took me 6 days to get to 200 reps and another 20 days until I didn't have to fight my mind to do it in the morning. After I am done with that I do the vacuum exercise while making coffee/beeing in the shower. Crazy how much difference it makes to do those crunches every morning. Good results after 3 weeks, worth a try but wasn't easy to make it a habit.

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby elguapo » Thu May 09, 2019 12:27 pm

i got down and did 200 after watching the video
(seriously)

took me about 6 sets (but i did it)

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby tilmann » Thu May 09, 2019 1:39 pm

the legs. So normal wetsuits (made for classic surfers) are not made for kiters. As most wetsuit-legs are 4 mm thick and the arms 3 mm. So I always overheat my legs and freeze my arms !!! :cry:

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby JakeFarley » Thu May 09, 2019 2:05 pm

longwhitecloud wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 4:44 am
I have been injecting oil into my muscles for a while now and there is no doubt it improved my foiling.
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Love the tattoo. :thumb: I'm sure Toby has the same one. :D

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Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Postby knotwindy » Thu May 09, 2019 2:20 pm

The most important muscles are the ones that make you smile. They gets lots of use when I kite.
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