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Fitness, Kitesurfing, Tips, Watersports -

Surfing requires the reaction of many more muscles than your average sport, making it one of the most demanding forms of exercise out there. General strength in the water is a must, as paddling out is just the beginning of your workout. We haven’t even touched on riding the wave, let alone how your body copes when being wiped out by a big set!

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conditions, Guide, Paddleboarding, SUP, Tips, Watersports -

SUP is one of the few sports that can be enjoyed by all at any time of the year, but there’s nothing quite like heading out for a paddle in warmer weather. Whether you’re a complete beginner looking to try something new and spend time outside this summer or you’re an experienced paddler looking forward to more favourable conditions, there’s no better time to head out for a paddle. There are various steps you can take to ensure that your summertime SUP sessions are as effective and enjoyable as possible, so here at F One, we thought we’d create the...

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beginner, Guide, SUP, Surfing, Tips, Watersports -

Here at F-One, we like to keep up to date with the various trends, hypes and developments of watersports, not only so that we can try out new things, but also so we can keep on top of the wants, needs and desires of our customers. Foil technology has redefined the surfing/SUP landscape, allowing boarders to access a new variety of offshore breaks and new waves. What was once considered ‘unrideable’ is now deemed to be a good opportunity for practice, and that’s all thanks to the emergence of foil. But what actually is foiling, and how is it different...

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kites, Kitesurfing, Tips, Watersports -

Kitesurfing is a complex yet rewarding sport that is sure to be enjoyed by all who give it a try. Whether you’re a pro at surfing already and want to challenge yourself with something different or you are completely new to the wonderful world of water sports and are excited to get started, there are certain things you can learn ahead of your first lesson so as to be as prepared as possible. We already have created A Beginner’s Guide to Kitesurfing, but you can also explore the various skills that kitesurfing requires and how you can practise ahead of...

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beginner, Guide, Surfing, terminology, Tips -

Learning to surf is not easy at the best of times, with even the most natural riders experiencing topples and bails during their first few sessions. Whether you’re having lessons with the local surf school or you’ve completed lessons and are trying out a few solo sessions, popping up and perfecting the ride is no easy feat. It becomes even more complicated when you throw all the surfing-related jargon and specialist language into the mix! Whether you’re wanting to fit in with your local wave-riding community, preparing for your next surfing holiday or doing some preparation ahead of your first...

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