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6 health benefits of paddle boarding

Let’s look at six reasons paddle boarding, or SUP, is such a healthy and balanced sport. The health benefits of paddle boarding are second to none. Green Water Sports, retailers of high end inflatable paddle boards like Red Paddle Co, featured an article recently about why paddle boarding is so good for us and included the six reasons.

An excerpt from the article:

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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Buying a stand up paddle board

Buying a stand up paddle board is really quite simple. Our partners at Green Water Sports are the authority on inflatable Red Paddle Co SUPs and they’ve provided a few guides to paddle boarding first timers.

Firstly, you’ll want to consult this guide to choosing a SUP paddle board and then, you need a paddle, so you’ll want to check out this guide to choosing a SUP paddle. The SUP paddle guide also features a short section on how to measure your SUP paddle so you can be paddling efficiently and comfortably right away.

Here is an excerpt from the guide at GreenWaterSports.com:

Working out which stand up paddle board to buy should not be a difficult process. Board sizes, widths, volumes and construction can be a little overwhelming for first timers and skilled SUPers so we have put together a short list of things to consider when choosing a SUP board. Remember, once you have chosen your paddle board, you’ll need to chose a SUP paddle.

Choosing the right paddle board for you comes down to 4 criteria…

Read more of the guide to SUP boards here.

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Buy inflatable stand up paddle board

In the market to buy an inflatable stand up paddle board? Green Water Sports are the foremost authority on the inflatable SUPs by Red Paddle Co and they are the people to visit! Red Paddle Co SUPs are the world’s best and most popular iSUPs (inflatable stand up paddle boards).

New to paddle boarding? Check out why paddle boarding is so good for you and then read these guides for choosing an inflatable SUP paddle board and choosing a SUP paddle.

Here is an excerpt from “Why is paddle boarding so good for us?” at GreenWaterSports.com:

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 an exercise ball, swimming and cycling at the same time!”

Read more of the SUP fitness article here. Alternatively, you can head directly to their inflatable SUP board page here.