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Stand up paddle boarding for excercise

Paddle boarding is an exceptional all body work out, while being almost no impact. With the right posture and paddle stroke, stand up paddle boarding can basically have no negative side effects.

Let’s look at a few reasons why stand up paddle boarding is such a healthy and balanced sport. The health benefits of paddle boarding are, as mentioned above, exceptional. Green Water Sports, retailers of the best inflatable paddle boards like Red Paddle Co, featured an article a while back about why paddle boarding is just so good for us and included six reasons.

An excerpt from the article as it appears on Green Water Sports:

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.

View the article in full over here: Why is stand up paddle boarding so good for us?

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Red Paddle Co inflatable paddle boards on sale

Now is your chance to grab a Red Paddle Co inflatable stand up paddle board. Discounted in the Memorial Day sale by 15%, you can save up to $375 per board. Many also include a FREE paddle and every board ships free.

Red Paddle Co are the makers of the world’s best inflatable stand up paddle boards. With the ever popular all round 10’6″ Ride, the exceptional 14′ x 27″ Elite racing paddle board and of course the work horse 12’6″ Voyager.

The sale starts May 17 and runs right through to 11:59pm on Memorial Day (May 27). Be quick as stock is limited and this will be your only chance to get in season Red Paddle Co boards at a discount. Next time they go on sale, Summer will be over!

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How to stand up paddle board

Zane Schweitzer from Starboard has a lovely video teaching us the basics of stand up paddle boarding. He runs us through the equipment used and then on to some of the techniques to standing and paddling a board. Stand up paddling boarding is a great activity to stay active when the wind is light. In Cabarete, the mornings are usually much calmer and are great for paddling.

For more information about stand up paddling boarding, visit Green Water Sports, where they have several tutorials and video guides.