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SUP Tips: Nutrition & Recovery

Alex Mauer gives advice for stand up paddlers looking to improve their nutrition, maximize performance and minimize recovery time between workouts and races.

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Introducing Your Kids To SUP’ing

If you are keen to find an outdoor adventure that the entire family can enjoy, then pass on your love of stand up paddelboarding (SUP) to your children and you can look forward to enjoying the water together.

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How To Catch A Wave On Your SUP

So you've mastered the basics and you're ready to catch yourself a wave. SUP Surf master Sean Poynter gives us the know-how on how to catch a wave on our SUPs. See his tips below.

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Benefits of Storing Gear In A Safe Place

Nothing is worse than getting your new board and then dropping the ball on taking care of it. One way to protect your investment is to store your gear in a safe place. Here's why:

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Helpful Tips To Keep Your Paddleboard In Great Condition

If you want to keep your paddleboard looking and performing at its best for as long as possible, it is important to not only keep it clean and store it out of the sun, but prevent it from getting dented and cracked as well.

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Tips To Improve Your SUP Surf Performance

Now that you’re hooked to the feeling of riding waves you’re probably ready to step it up and start improving your skills. We’ve gathered tips and advice from some of the top SUP surfing pros from around the globe to help guide you towards your goal of becoming a better stand up paddle surfer.

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How To Fix A Ding On Your Standup Paddle Board

Getting a ding on your paddle board is a bummer but it’s not the end of the world. Unless something catastrophic happens dings on your board should be relatively simple to fix. Here, BIC SUPs Jimmy Blakeney shows you how to repair fiberglass and plastic stand up paddle boards and surfboards.

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How To Choose Your First SUP

Buying your first paddle board can be a challenge. Stand up paddle boards (SUP) aren’t cheap, and a first time buyer can quickly be overwhelmed by all of the options and variations that exist in the market place. Inflatable or hard board? What size should you get? Hull shape? Length? Materials? Price? The stuff one needs to learn seems to go on forever. Answering these basic questions will help you get the SUP that’s right for you.

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How to Choose Gear for SUP Yoga

As one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement Dashama Gordon knows a thing or two about Yoga and paddle boarding. Some of her credentials include: hosting Yoga and SUP Yoga retreats around the world; having her own SUP Yoga board made by Starboard; and being a contributor to several media outlets. To help others connect with this exciting new discipline and to help them grow through it, we’ve picked Dashama’s brain for some tips on choosing the right gear for SUP Yoga. Here is what she had to say.

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How SUP Can Help You Deal with Stress and Anxiety

SUP has a lot of benefits, both physical and mental. Whether it’s the novelty of being surrounded by nature or the physical aspects of the activity, here are some ways SUP can help you deal with stress and anxiety.

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