Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

A troop of almost 50 people willingly volunteered to be put through their paces this Saturday at RAF St Mawgan’s popular military fitness session on the sand at Watergate Bay. Our own Extreme Academy instructor Josh Coombes, who is training to join the RAF, got stuck in too. Ten hut!

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This entry was posted in Events, Get fit and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to fly? In these top reasons to start swimming again this summer, our Swim Clinic swim instructor Salim reminds us that water is only thicker than air…

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Swim Clinic and tagged , , , on July 21, 2015


Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

RAF St Mawgan’s popular Military Beach Fitness class returns to Watergate Bay on Saturday 18 July starting at 1030 hours. It’s like ‘drop down and give me twenty’, but far more fun and far less intimidating.

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This entry was posted in Events, Get fit and tagged , on July 7, 2015


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