The world’s best surf breaks

The world’s best surf breaks

The Extreme Academy team share their world best surf breaks – aside from Watergate Bay, of course.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on April 7, 2015


The UK’s best surf breaks

The UK’s best surf breaks

There’s no doubt the Extreme Academy team are complete surfaholics. So who best to ask to find out about their favourite surf breaks in the UK?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on March 25, 2015


Why Watergate for surfing?

Why Watergate for surfing?

A centre stop on the UK Pro Surf Tour, a beach that works on most tides and most importantly – warm showers. Here’s why Watergate Bay ticks all the boxes for surfing.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on March 14, 2015


Harry and Mark’s winter surfing adventures

Harry and Mark’s winter surfing adventures

Being local to Watergate Bay, surfers Harry – sponsored by the Extreme Academy – and Gul rider Mark eat, live and breathe the surf. We caught up with them to find out about their winter adventures.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , , , on February 10, 2015


ParkRun UK – Lanhydrock 5km #GetfitWGB

ParkRun UK – Lanhydrock 5km #GetfitWGB

Quickly becoming a weekend institution with runners all over the country, the nearest 5km ParkRun to Watergate Bay is set in the Lanhydrock National Trust estate, near Bodmin.

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Out & about, What's On and tagged , , on January 30, 2015


Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

After being sceptical for years, we’re now complete yoga converts. Here’s the reasons why we’re feeling much better physically and mentally, all thanks to yoga.

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Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

The age old debate rages on. Extreme Academy sponsored rider Harry Timson and Gul sponsored rider Mark Harris tell us how it is – and being local cold water surfers, they should know.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on January 29, 2015


Swim Clinic – tried and tested #GetfitWGB

Swim Clinic – tried and tested #GetfitWGB

Emma Pate decided to take the plunge with professional swim coach Salim on one of our weekend Swim Clinics designed to improve your swimming style. She tells us more in this guest blog.

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Swim Clinic, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on January 23, 2015


Get fit in 2015: surfing #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: surfing #GetfitWGB

Next up in our series of ‘get fit for 2015’ blog posts is surfing – the ultimate mix of aerobic and anaerobic exercise that’s fun and super addictive.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , , on January 19, 2015


Get fit in 2015: cardio cycle #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: cardio cycle #GetfitWGB

Get on your bike and on the road to fitness in 2015 with cardio cycling or ‘spinning’. We chatted with our Extreme Academy manager and cardio cycle instructor, Carl, to find out why the group sport is perfect to keep you motivated during the dark months.

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on January 7, 2015