One of the most important pieces of equipment for a successful SUP experience is the paddle. SUP paddles come in different shapes, sizes, and materials, each designed for specific purposes. In our blog, we'll explore the differences between SUP paddles for surfing, touring, and racing.
How many times have you missed an opportunity to embark on an adventure trip only because your buddies changes plans at the very last minute? You could’ve gone solo, but the very thought intimidated you. Take paddle boarding, for instance. You’ve planned an early morning stand-up paddle boarding trip around your friends’ schedule. You and your friends will be hitting the waters early morning the coming weekend. However, at the eleventh hour, your friends tell you they won’t be able to make it. Heartbroken, you cancel the plan because you don’t think the risk of going all by yourself is worth taking. Well, guess what! You can go paddle boarding alone. Want to know how? Let’s find out.
Being out on the water surrounded by nature allows us paddle boarders access to unspoiled natural beauty, as you get to explore the serene waterways sometimes inaccessible by land. In recent years, inflatable paddle boards (iSUPs) have become increasingly popular as a water sport activity and will continue to do so in the future. Wondering why? Well, here are 10 reasons that make iSUPs the future of water sports.
It's no secret - paddle workouts are all the hype now and we simply can't get enough of them! We've been speaking with our Sea Lion family to get some intel and now we're giving you the best core workout to burn calories on your SUP whilst enjoying your favourite lakes or rivers! Be sure to give some of these a go on your next paddle. It’s time you ditch your old weightlifting and jogging routine and brighten things up with a surprisingly efficient paddleboarding workout. And all that while you enjoy the sun and get that beautiful tan!
How would you like a cocktail of relaxing fun, adventure, adrenaline rush, and a great full-body workout? We're pretty sure most of you would not be able to refuse such an enthralling cocktail but would surely be left bewildered with just one question in mind, “Where would I find such a wonderful combination?”. Out in the ocean! With some of your friends and some inflatable boards - stand-up paddle boarding is what we’re talking about. With its increase in popularity, not many would know of the immense health benefits it bequeaths - both mental as well as physical.
Paddleboarding as an adventure activity is commonly associated with warm weather and blue skies - particularly in the UK. However, some might not be aware that winter can be an equally enjoyable time for paddle boarding. If you have never gotten on an inflatable stand-up paddleboard during winter or are uncomfortable with it, hopefully this blog will give you some handy tips that will help you maximize your water time (and safety)!
No... it's not Robert Plant or Mick Jagger on a paddleboard... although that would be quite good to see live! The term “rocker” refers to the upward curvature at the ends of the board. The main types of rocker are called nose rocker and tail rocker, which is the upward lift at the front (nose) and back (tail) of the board.
Picking the Best Inflatable SUP For You: What's The Difference Between All Those Different Constructions?
Stand up paddle boarding is an excellent way to enjoy our waterways. It's a great workout, and it's easy for beginners to catch on fast! But standing up on one of those boards is still a balancing act. If you're not sure which inflatable SUP you should be picking out for yourself or a member of your tribe, we've got you covered. Choosing the right model and construction type is crucial so that you can pick the board that will work best with your body type, usage habits, and skill level. Here are some things to consider when deciding which inflatable SUP to buy for your next adventure.
Paddleboarding has become one of the most popular activities. The sport is a great way to stay in shape, explore your surroundings and get some time in the water. Plus, it’s an activity that can be enjoyed solo or with friends and family.
Paddleboarding can be a strenuous activity, especially if you’re not used to the movements. But with the right balance of difficulty and intensity, paddleboarding can be a great workout that also helps relieve stress. It’s no wonder that SUP yoga has become so popular, combining two amazing sports into one even better activity. This practice combines elements from both stand-up paddleboarding and traditional yoga, allowing for an invigorating and relaxing experience at the same time.
When it comes to finding the perfect SUP for your lifestyle, there are a number of factors you should take into consideration. Stand-up paddleboarding is not just a leisure activity; this versatile sport can also help you stay in shape. Stand up Paddleboarding, or SUP, is an engaging way to explore natural waterways and join a great community of like-minded adventurers. Whether you prefer large lakes, rivers, or ocean waves, stand-up paddleboarding can be an exciting and challenging sport that you can enjoy all year round (with a wetsuit recommended for those chillier months!).
If you own an inflatable paddleboard, then you know all too well the importance of keeping it in good condition. Even if your board is only used a few times a year, there are still some things to be mindful of. Proper care will ensure that your board stays in great shape for years to come. Here are seven tips to keep your inflatable paddleboard in tip-top shape.
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