90/90 Hip Stretch
Essentially, every maneuver in surfing is dependent on good hip mobility. If you keep your hips loose and flexible, it will allow you to pop up more quickly and get your legs positioned more easily for turns and cutbacks. Every surfer should incorporate the 90/90 hip stretch into his or her routine.
To execute, sit on the ground and place your right leg out in front of you bent at a 90-degree angle, with your shin parallel to your forward-facing hips (if you’ve taken a yoga class, think Half Pigeon pose). Now, position your left leg behind you, also bent at the same angle. Slowly lower your chest toward your front leg until you feel a deep stretch, and hold for 20 to 60 seconds. Reverse legs and repeat.
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