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How To Properly Fall Off Your SUP

Falling off of our paddle boards is inevitable. It's part of the process, sometimes even part of the fun. There is however a right and a wrong way to falling off of our SUPs. Here, SUP surfing expert Sean Poynter teaches us how to fall off our SUP properly to avoid injury. See his tips and full video tutorial here.

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5 Basic SUP Yoga Poses For Beginners

Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and together with her sponsor Starboard SUP, Dashama has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga tips. If you're interested in trying SUP Yoga, here are a few basic poses to get you started.

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6 Dog Breeds Great for Paddleboarding

If you’re looking into becoming an avid paddleboard enthusiast, the following popular breeds will have no trouble hitting the waves with you. Just don’t forget to pocket these helpful stand-up board tips!

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Advantages of Fly-Fishing from a SUP

Do you love fly fishing? Have you ever tried fly-fishing from a stand-up paddleboard? Here, Captain Tyler Brady discusses the pros and cons of fly-fishing from a SUP.

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Could Your Shoulder Pain Be Shoulder Impingement?

As is the case with surfing, SUPers can face a condition known as shoulder impingement, which occurs when the shoulder’s bursa and/or rotator cuff tendons are trapped and compressed when you raise your shoulder upwards.

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5 Tips For First Time SUP Racers

When preparing for your very first SUP race it's important to be prepared and know what to expect from your first experience. To give you some insight on what you need to do to get ready for your first paddle board race, we caught up with some of the best SUP racing pros out there to get you some tips. Here are the top five tips for first time SUP racers:

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5 Moderate SUP Yoga Poses For Intermediate Paddlers

Once you learn and get comfortable with beginner yoga poses, you should now be ready to take it up a notch and learn some intermediate poses. In this feature, Dashama goes over a few different moderate yoga poses to help you progress.

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Top 10 SUP Race Organizing Mistakes

There are several mistakes that can seriously undermine or completely ruin your stand up paddleboard (SUP) event. Sometimes these mistakes are not apparent in the first year or years of the event, but eventually catch up and can bring it to a complete halt. With several years of SUP event organizing on the record, there are now some clear patterns and pitfalls that plague events, large and small. Here are some of the top mistakes to avoid.

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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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Tricks for Making SUP-ing Just as Easy at An Older Age

Older adults who participate in regular exercise — such as paddleboarding — often reap the many health benefits that come along with the sport. Fortunately, there are many ways you can alter your exercise routine and keep SUP-ing, no matter how old you are.

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