Surf Style Training - Working out to feel good

My name is Elise Carver. I am the owner and sole Surf Style Trainer for Little Bantam Health and Fitness.

Through a holistic approach to training and physical education I’ve aimed to inspire, encourage and guide those with the drive to improve their health by developing a self- sustainable future. Mind, body & soul.

Using a wide range of training & recovery techniques the Surf Style Training program is ideal for improving Core Strength, Flexibility, Agility, Balance & Endurance. For both surfers and non-surfers alike. It’s the anti-bootcamp, the anti-crossfit. After all, training and physical improvement doesn’t have to be scary OR punishing. I have strived encourage people to worth with their bodies rather than against them. 

I began my active way of life at the early age of 7 years old, first starting with competitive gymnastics then moving to Rock Climbing at the age of 12. This has helped me to this very day in developing unique upper body strength, stability & balance knowledge and core training techniques. Always seeking the FUN in life, it seemed only natural that I found and fell in love with surfing around the same time I began my Master Trainer Certificate almost 11 years ago. After a turbulent life working on the door of nightclubs in my early 20’s, trying to find myself in the big smoke of Melbourne. I managed to escape to a more relaxing lifestyle on the Surfcoast of Victoria Australia (Torquay), removing all unhealthy temptations that my previous environment had to offer. It was the smartest decision I’ve ever made.

Immersed in the ocean lifestyle of a surfer I realized through my own transformation that a true surfers body was one of the most balanced & harmonic ways to go about physical improvement. Through further studies I set out to develop and test a type of training specific to attaining a surfers physical & mental attributes. And so Surf Style Training was born.

It’s not about having a 6 pack, the biggest muscles or a thigh gap. It’s about feeling GOOD, being STRONG and LOVING yourself throughout all your transformations in life. Gone are the days of throwing up your breakfast during training to then dread your next visit to the gym. I believes we are moving into a day and age where you need to ENJOY your training and nurture your body throughout the process. Making for a fun easy transition into a healthy sustainable way of life! 

Written by Elise Carver (@littlebantamsurftrainer)- Surf Style Trainer

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