Adjustable stand up paddles are very popular for a wide variety of reasons. We cover 7 in this article and hopefully the information may help you in your search for buying the right SUP paddle for you. Your paddle is a crucial part of your SUP kit. It gets the power down and pushes you along so it’s important to have one that is sized correctly not just in blade … Read More →
Stand up paddle boarding is a very easy activity to get started in and enjoy on a regular basis. But you might ask yourself, “What gear do I need to stand up paddle board?” Well, there are a few key items in your SUP essentials kit that may not be so obvious to first time or beginner paddle boarders. The main 2 items are, obviously, the board and the paddle but … Read More →
Don’t be that guy or that girl. Avoid the most common first time paddle boarder mistakes by following our list of 10 tips for the beginner stand up paddle boarder. Whether you are renting a SUP and paddle, you’ve just bought your own gear, or you’ve been out a few times, this information may make a difference to your future paddle boarding sessions. 1. Use a leash This actually goes … Read More →
Is your board too noisy? Perhaps you should follow the 4th Golden Rule for stand up paddle boarding in this video by Paddling TV and SUP TV. Plant your blade fully in the water before you start to pull. Always assume ready position when paddling. Use your core muscles for all your strokes. Keep your board as quiet as possible.
Paddle boarding is a great all over body workout. Head to toe, every muscle is engaged in balancing on the board or during the paddle stroke with the bulk of the effort being done by the body’s ‘core’ muscles. As the name suggests, the core muscles are integral to the support and function of your whole body. A strong core is a strong body. “It feels like you’re standing on … Read More →