The history of beach volleyball has been exciting to see unfold over the past several decades, but in recent years things seem to have going in fast forward. Believe it or not, as of last year there are 93 schools around the country that have varsity college beach volleyball teams, and over half of those…

One of the best parts of living in Southern California is the year-round beach volleyball. We’ve rounded up our top 4 picks for scenic beaches at below. Don’t worry—one of our criteria was that it must have a beach volleyball net. Lost Winds (Lasuens), San Clemente Access to this beach is a small footpath heading…

Any athlete knows the power of consistency in training. The more time an athlete is able to dedicate over the long haul, the better the results will be. Here at Sand Soul we offer year-round training, and the beautiful Southern California weather helps make this possible. There are times, though, that the weather turns a…

The time you put into your training this winter will show up in your game next summer. Make sure you’re still hitting the beach volleyball court regularly to keep your sand legs, but for days that you can’t make it on the court, integrate these plyometric activities into your routine to tone your muscles for…

One of the best ways to prevent your sweet tooth from overtaking you during the holidays is to keep your stomach satisfied. Filling up with a healthy protein before showing up to a party or family gathering might be all you need to resist all the sugary treats. Read on for four holiday-inspired protein shakes…

The combination of mental and physical strength that yoga promotes makes it the perfect complement to any sport. As you utilize your breath to get deeper into poses, you’re not only learning how to better control your mind, but you’re preparing your body to be more resistant to injuries. Attending an hour and a half…

Chances are, if you’ve been playing beach volleyball already, that you have your own list of reasons why it’s the best sport out there. But it can never hurt to point out a few more reasons to love the game, so read on for three benefits you might not realize come with beach volleyball! 1….

“It takes a lot of hard work and dedication just like any pro sport. Especially for beach volleyball you don’t have to be tall or as fast as other sports. You just have to have the skills.” —Misty May-Treanor As with any sport, there are no shortcuts in beach volleyball—except for maybe growing a foot…

It might seem like beach volleyball has been a staple forever with how popular it’s gotten lately, but there was a time when it wasn’t a college sport or even an Olympic sport! Read on for a list of interesting beach volleyball facts that you can impress your fellow players with. 1. Volleyball was invented…

The holidays are quickly approaching, and so is all that sugar and sweet buttery goodness that comes to us in large doses starting around Halloween. Maybe you’ve already seen the signs for pumpkin bread around, or even succumbed to a sugary treat or two. In any case, now is the perfect time to recommit to…

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