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Fitness For Surfing

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Surfing is sure fun. However, not having the overall fitness for surfing can only make you topple over each time you surf the bigger waves. Like any sport there is, you have to be fit if you wish to enjoy surfing at the most that you can. This way you can unleash your fullest potential in each of the moves that you are planning to make with your board.

Among the first exercises that you need to be doing is stretching. Always bear in mind that you have to prepare your body first before you do other more rigid exercises. This way you can avoid experiencing unwelcoming injuries and enhance your flexibility which is among the needed competencies required for surfing.

Developing strength should also be considered to compete in surfing. Some of the exercises that you can do to improve the strength of your core muscles are squats and planks. Aside from improving strength for doing both of these exercises, you can also develop better control and endurance as well.

These are just some of the exercises that you can do. There are still plenty of exercises you can consider to attain overall fitness for surfing. The benefits that you can get out of doing such exercises can differ from one another so better find the ones that can supplement every aspect you wish to improve. You can also consider activities such as swimming, sprinting, and cycling.

Occupational Health and Safety

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Any person conducting a business or undertaking has a commitment to ensure a safe working environment for their workers, the management, contractors, public and the business. One way to ensure workplace health and safety is for the management to be committed to do exactly that.

How does a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) indicate that they have this management commitment?

By simply saying that “our business and its management are committed to work health and safety” is not enough. To prove that your business is committed to work health and safety, this needs to be reflected in your policies, procedures and other written documentation.
At the start of this year, the fines under the new Act have increased significantly. Management Commitment is the first step you need to take to ensure Work Health and Safety. And this is the foundation for a healthy workplace culture.

If any of the questions indicated in the above list are missing from your workplace policies, please browse through our website to download any relevant documentation. We have placed links through the article to take you to specific areas of our website.

To ensure the safety of your employees is like climbing Mt Everest. You need the appropriate tools and safety gear to complete the mission. The same applies to any work environment. You need to provide the appropriate tools and safety gear to your employees, to ensure their safety, whilst successfully completing their work tasks. Mission accomplished.

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