The art of surfing was developed by the Polynesian culture and was first reported by Joseph Banks, a British explorer at the HMS Endeavour of James Cook's first marine explorations in Tahiti in 1769. Since then, surfing has become a popular water sport worldwide, including a wide range from leisure surfers to world champions.

🏄🏼‍♀️ 7 health benefits

  1. Cardiovascular workout
  2. Strengthening whole body muscles
  3. Promoting coordination and balance
  4. Weight loss
  5. Strengthening bones
  6. Vitamin D through sunshine
  7. Exfoliation of skin and hair through saltwater

As digital nomads, we tend to spend a lot of time in front of our laptops. Surfing increases the muscles around the neck-back-shoulder area, which is often tight from cringing over the keyboard. Back muscles are strengthened as well, which helps to improve our work posture.

😌 4 mental health benefits

Surfing is not just an amazing body workout, it also comes with mental health benefits.

  1. Brightens the mood
  2. Combats depression
  3. Releasing stress
  4. Improves sleep

🌱 Health insurance cover

Most travel health insurance providers cover surfing accidents. Also, the transport costs to the hospital or to your home country are covered. Make sure that you do this activity in a non-professional manner, as a hobby or leisure activity.

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