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Tips for Paddle Boarding in the Dark

One of the greatest joys of stand up paddling is the versatility; you can get out during the day, which is often the way to go for most people. But, if you want to experience the water calmness and the evening air, not to mention see all the marine species that come out at dark, then you may need to consider standup paddling at night.

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6 Essential SUP Safety Items That You Should Never Be Without

SUP safety is an important topic that unfortunately doesn't get the coverage it rightfully deserves. As our sport has exploded in popularity, it's attracted plenty of newcomers who have little or no experience when it comes to water safety. Due to this fact, it's absolutely critical that we all do our part to educate new paddlers on basic paddling safety practices.

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Tips To Enjoy An Injury Free SUP Experience

Whether you are new to standup paddle boarding or already pretty experienced, it can be useful to know a few simple tricks that can help you improve your SUP experience while helping you reduce the risk of injuries.

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Should You Paddle Board With A Cold?

Cold and flu season is not a fun one, and if you have survived the season “flu-free”, consider yourself blessed. And if you are caught right in the midst of a cold or flu, you might wonder: “Should I work out? Should I train?”

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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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How To Improve Performance In SUP Yoga

Need help improving your SUP Yoga skills? We’ve sat down with Dashama Gordon, one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement to give us a few tips on how to advance yourself in SUP Yoga. Here are her tips:

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How Can Sound Sleep Prevent Injury and Boost Your SUP Performance?

Stand Up Paddle (SUP) is considered such a safe sport that it is commonly recommended for children adults alike. However, if you want to reduce your risk of injury while you are out at sea, or if you take part in competitive events, ensure that sleep is an important priority in your daily life.

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The Common Misconception of Stance

Recently while at the beach and during retreats I’ve noticed a common error in people paddle surfing in the line-up: their stance. Stance in the line-up is one of the main important items we teach at our SUP ‘n’ Surf Retreats. Why?

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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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SUP Foil 101: How To Choose A Foil For Your SUP

The sensation of your board hovering over the water as you shoot down the line on a wave is amazing! With so many different foil brands, wing sizes and mast sizes, how in the world are you supposed to choose the right one? And once you do how can you make sure it will fit onto the board you have?

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How To Analyze Your Surf Break

Sean Poynter is one of the best stand up paddle surfers in the world, so when he stops to give some surf advice, you be sure to listen. In Sean's 'how-to' surf series, Sean explains how to analyze your surf break. Sean gives us a list of a few things to keep in mind. See what he had to say...

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5 Tips for Buying a Family SUP

Purchasing a stand up paddle board for your family can be a daunting experience. Paddle boards are expensive, and many people are afraid to make the wrong decision when buying a SUP. Keep these tips in mind during your shopping process to help you make the right purchase decision.

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