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- $59 for 5 SurfSet fitness classes (a $125 value)
- $99 for 10 SurfSet fitness classes (a $225 value)
Instructors challenge students with short bursts of aerobic and core exercises, all performed on stationary surfboards with tilting, rotating bases. Each device’s natural wobble emulates the movement of water beneath a surfboard, forcing exercisers to use all of their stabilizing muscles to maintain their balance. The trainers combine this activity with some mild resistance training, similar to the motions of swimming, to create a full-body workout. See the schedule for available class times.
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Water has a way of sculpting things, carving canyons into the earth or eroding shorelines with its waves. Even the human body gives in to its constant resistance and demand for stabilization, forces that transform surfers into well-muscled athletes. The two creators of SurfSet thought it was high time somebody bottled that fitness formula. After a successful appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank, the duo scaled up manufacturing of their RipSurfer X board, a contraption mounted on a semimechanical base that tilts and leans under the weight of a rider like a real surfboard. They also designed a workout to go along with it that enhances standard interval training and core exercises by forcing students to remain stable atop the board.
Paige and Ryan, the husband-and-wife team who opened SurfSet 858, use the miracle boards to sculpt bodies in their gym six days a week. They host the occasional beachside classes on Sundays, bringing students within earshot of crashing waves and rap-battling seagulls as the sun rises over La Jolla Shores.