Holy Spirit’s Tyler Flynn pops up into his stance during a drill called “The Surfer”.
Holy Spirit strong safety Tyler Flynn prepares for the Rob Fishbein Beach Workout Crew training session on Tuesday morning in Margate before the sun even comes up. (Glory Days photos/Dave O’Sullivan)
Absegami running back David Hood starts a drill called “The Surfer” in which an athlete lies on his stomach with outstretched arms and legs before popping up into a surfer’s stance.
Rob Fishbein, a 36-year-old Margate resident who is a certified personal trainer, watches over athletes as they perform during one of his early morning beach workouts.
Christian Henchy, a defensive end at Absegami, starts “The Surfer” exercise.
Flynn holds his stance in a crouch, working his leg muscles before an explosive jump out of a hole dug in the sand.
Dylan Neustadter, a St. Augustine Prep linebacker and 15-year-old Margate resident, strains to hold his stance during the 30-second squat into a hole dug in the sand.
Hood performs a beach crawl after jumping out of one of the sand pits.
Absegami quarterback Mike Dolan works on his quickness with the resistance bands.
Flynn tries to get as low as he can during a sand pit squat, working his hamstring and quad muscles.
Henchy rolls a huge tire during one drill at Tuesday morning’s workout.
Hood tries to sprint toward trainer Jimmy Barkalow during the resistance band workout.
Maurice Hubbard, a defensive back and wide receiver at Absegami, finishes up a resistance band exercise.
Hood tries to extend his distance during the band workout.
Hubbard works with the resistance bands during the final exercise of the morning.
Henchy sprints toward one of the three positions at the resistance band station.
Sweat-stained and exhausted, Henchy completes the resistance band workout.
Hood carries a heavy pipe over his shoulders, working his upper body muscles.
Trainer Jimmy Barkalow oversees the resistance band workouts.
Neustadter gets some work in with the resistance bands.
Fishbein isn’t only an instructor, he also participates in his own Beach Workout Crew exercises. Here he works his ab muscles by twisting in a seated position with a sand bag.
Hood rolls the massive truck tire, an exercise that works both the legs and shoulders.
Neustadter tries to reach the hand of Dolan, stretching the resistance band as far as he is able to.
Flynn works on his explosive speed during the workout.
Hood works on improving his lateral quickness with the band.
Flynn strains as he tries to complete the final repetition with the resistance band.
Hood is drenched with sweat after the intense, hour-long workout in Margate.
The sideways resistance band workout also helps Hood with his footwork.
Henchy works on quick, explosive lateral steps with the resistance band.
Dolan pushes himself to complete the lateral portion of resistance band training.
Hubbard gives the tire one last flip before hustling over to the band work station.