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10 Nutrition Tips for Peak SUP Performance

Nothing puts more of a damper on your downwinder than quick crash of energy and stamina. And even the most proficient of paddlers, and strategic of strokes will lose steam if the fuel coming in is lacking the proper nutrients. If you are looking to increase your speed, replenish your muscles after race training, achieve 3-legged down dog, or simply just wanting some healthy snacks to carry with you on your typical Sunday Funday, Jodelle Fitzwater put together her Top 10 Nutrition tips to keep you SUP-er strong and paddling long!

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Best Carb Choices For Very Active Paddlers

Carbohydrates are the primary source of fuel for nearly all types of exercise, including paddling, and are an essential dietary component for both athletic performance and overall wellbeing.

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Choosing Healthy, Delicious Snacks For Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Stand-up pddleboarding (SUP) is a high-energy sport. In fact, the average person burn twice the calories doing SUP than going out for a brisk walk — around 400 calories an hour. Paddleboarding is also a great way to build up muscle strength in your core groups, in particular the arms and legs. This is why it is important to choose your snacks wisely when you are spending the day on your board.

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How to Practice Paddleboarding Safely When You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, SUP is emerging as a great sport that you can enjoy without fear and even excel at it if you have what it takes. However, just like any other physical activity that involves aerobic, sprint, or resistance training, SUP can be risky to your health as a result of varying blood glucose responses, and it is up to you to manage those risks so that you can keep having fun and maintain your performance at the highest levels possible.

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Are You Taking the Right SUPplement?

Chasing health, anti-aging, staying young, keeping up with the latest health trends…I find these attributes true for most paddlers. But aside from that nutritious food you consume and those vitamins and minerals you take, do you know what the best supplement when it comes to health and longevity?

Surfer Nutrition: What to Eat to Catch the Perfect Waves

Most people believe that to improve your paddling, all you have to do is practice. Stand up paddling requires high amounts of stamina, energy and muscle function. Without them, this can mean the difference between missing the best waves of the day and winning the competition.

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Could Caffeine Boost Your SUP Performance?

Did you start today with a cup of coffee? Most of us already enjoy a daily cup of Joe, with around 64 percent of Americans drinking at least one cup of coffee each day. But while Americans may drink the most coffee in the world, coffee can be much more than just part of your morning routine. Caffeine could actually boost your workout and improve your SUP performance and has become a favorite exercise partner for many athletes around the world.

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Food Eco-Friendly Paddlers Should Avoid

The food you ingest doesn’t only impact on your health, but that of the ocean, too – and without a healthy ocean, there isn’t somewhere for SUP enthusiasts to enjoy.

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Summer Nutrition 101: Everything Your Body Needs to Stay on Top

1.2 million people are expected to paddle board this year. With the sun shining and the summer months quickly approaching, it’s time to grab our boards and hit the water. However, our boards aren’t the only things that we need to pack. We also need to make sure we have the right foods and nutrients for a long session under the scorching sun.

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