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How to Start the Day on a Happy Note

How to Start the Day on a Happy Note

Having a bad morning will can easily put you in a bad mood and tends to send equal bad vibes for pretty much the rest of the day. It is so important to start the day on a happy note and focus on ways that you can organize your morning to be more calm, unhurried, and set the state for […] more…
LoveSurf Artist Feature: Haley Russo

LoveSurf Artist Feature: Haley Russo

San Clemente surfboard artist Haley Russo is no stranger to making something out of nothing. With the help of her favorite music and some friends, Haley transforms dinged up, consignment surfboards into unique bohemian boards of her own. The 23-year-old creates all of her textile designs by hand with inspiration from her world travels and the people she meets along […] more…
Fit Tip: Foam Rolling Exercises for Surfers

Fit Tip: Foam Rolling Exercises for Surfers

How it works: Foam rolling helps break up muscle tightness that can cause mobile restrictions in your body. It increases blood flow to soft tissue allowing muscles to fire at peak efficiency during exercise. When used correctly, foam rolling your muscles releases tension, knots and tightness, while improving flexibility, strength, and muscle release. It decreases injury and leads to faster […] more…
10 Beauty Tricks With Coconut Oil

10 Beauty Tricks With Coconut Oil

You may have already substituted coconut oil for numerous items in the kitchen, but did you know you can also swap out some of your beauty products for the wonder oil? This do-it-all ingredient can be used to moisturize skin and remove makeup, but that’s just the beginning. Here are just some of the ways you can […] more…
Join The LoveSurf Beach Team!

Join The LoveSurf Beach Team!

The LoveSurf Beach Team is a network of ocean lovers dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of our beaches around the world! A driving force behind LoveSurf is to keep beaches around the world clean by hosting beach clean-ups and contributing to the reduction of water contamination. By joining, you are supporting the Beach Team Foundation and […] more…
DIY: Coffee and Coconut Body Scrub

DIY: Coffee and Coconut Body Scrub

If you haven’t already seen the flood on social media about the newest beauty trend, you may find it a little unusual to rub ground coffee beans on your body instead of sipping them in your iced latte. Unfortunately these coffee scrubs can run a little pricey, but here is an awesome, affordable recipe that I […] more…
7 Effective Morning Rituals for a Healthier Body

7 Effective Morning Rituals for a Healthier Body

Everybody likes to sleep in and mornings can be hard work if you don’t get enough sleep. It can be impossible to convince yourself to actually get up, especially if you’re doling out your precious time for a shower, choosing your outfit and doing your makeup and hair. But it’s important to make the most […] more…
Creating Happiness in Your Life by Being Active

Creating Happiness in Your Life by Being Active

  “Be healthy. Be happy.” It’s what every LoveSurf girl lives by. Living a healthy lifestyle is directly connected to happiness. When you feel good about yourself, you feel your happiest. There are hundreds of ways you can create happiness in your life, but one of our favorites is living an active lifestyle. A quick […] more…
12 Rules to Live by For a Happy, Healthy Life

12 Rules to Live by For a Happy, Healthy Life

1. Trust in yourself. If you’ve got an idea – follow through with it with conviction. This year my own self-belief really took me that extra step further, in all aspects of my life. Believe in yourself and others will too. 2. Hard work always pays off. Sometimes it pays off just a little bit and sometimes […] more…
DIY: Leave-In Conditioning Spray

DIY: Leave-In Conditioning Spray

With the warm weather and water arriving it is time to start swimming again!  But whether you are out floating in a pool, surfing in an ocean, or paddling through a lake, it’s important to keep your hair moisturized and protected from summer’s conditions. Chlorine, salt water, and the sun can cause your hair to […] more…
Take a Trip and Improve Your Life

Take a Trip and Improve Your Life

5 ways that travel can change your life from Zanita.com.  See the article more…
“We Are LOVESURF”

“We Are LOVESURF”

Proudly Presenting our Short Film “We are LOVESURF.”  Embracing our California roots and active beach culture, we strive to promote health, happiness, and inspiration throughout everything we do from sunrise to sunset. Our Swim-to-Gym active line is for the girl who seeks non-stop adventure whether she’s on land or in the sea. The concept behind the Swim-to-Gym collection […] more…
SUP Yoga

SUP Yoga

Standard Moves: Ustrasana Camel Pose Dashama Gordon Start standing on the knees. Roll the shoulders back and bring the palms to press at the center of the chest, long spine. Start to hing the torso backward as you keep the hip points and thighs pressing forward. Drop the head back last, reaching the crown of […] more…
LoveSurf Girl: Kloee Openshaw

LoveSurf Girl: Kloee Openshaw

Bio: Kloee Openshaw started surfing when she was 6 years old, and has accomplished a lot in the sport in her 16 years. Born in San Clemente, Kloee is currently on the varsity surf team at San Clemente High School. With an impressive list of titles and a string of sponsors under her belt, this […] more…
88 Snacks Under 100 Calories

88 Snacks Under 100 Calories

Mini PB&F: One fig Newton with 1 teaspoon peanut butter. Chocolate Banana: Half a frozen banana [this size] dipped in two squares of melted dark chocolate. Frozen grapes (any color): 1 cup (about 28 grapes), stuck in the freezer for 2+ hours. Honeyed Yogurt: ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt with a dash of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon honey. Spiced Orange: One orange— about the size of a […] more…
Beauty Benefits of Swimming in Salt water

Beauty Benefits of Swimming in Salt water

Relaxation Salt water reduces inflammation of muscles and joints within your body. Coupled with the already-calming, meditative act of swimming, being in the sea will leave you with extreme feelings of zen. Beautiful skin The magnesium in seawater helps skin to retain moisture, so it will look and feel soft and smooth. Regular exposure to […] more…
SUP Fitness: Core Workout

SUP Fitness: Core Workout

We always love a good core workout, especially when it’s done on a Stand Up Paddle Board, because you get the added difficulty of balancing on your board that takes your workout to an entirely new level. SUP fitness trainer and yoga instructor, Jodelle Fitzwater, takes you through a great stand up paddling core workout […] more…
Where I’m Happiest

Where I’m Happiest

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Fitness Tips from one of Standup Paddling’s biggest names

Fitness Tips from one of Standup Paddling’s biggest names

We love this article from GrindTv.com featuring Gillian Gibree and her workout and diet routine. Read the full article and get her Beach Workout HERE. What to Wear: SHOP ALL PADDLE APPAREL ON LOVESURF.COM x LOVESURF more…
Behind the Seams: Interview with Designer Holly Downes

Behind the Seams: Interview with Designer Holly Downes

Earlier this year we collaborated with designer Holly Downes on our exclusive LoveSurf Beach Volley Bikini Top. We recently sat down with Holly to discuss design, creativity, and inspiration. Let’s see what she had to say! Where do you look for inspiration? I truly find inspiration daily — whether it be for design work or my personal […] more…
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