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Best Stand Up Paddle Board for Lakes

Best Stand Up Paddle Board for Lakes

Lakes are some of the best places for beginners to learn how to paddle board. They can also be some of the most serene places for advanced paddlers to explore. I’ve been at this sport for a few years now, and I can say that paddling on lakes can be just as fun and rewarding as paddling in an ocean or river. I bet I can guess your next question. What is the best stand up paddle board for lakes?...
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Best Inexpensive Paddle Board

Best Inexpensive Paddle Board

I am a fellow paddleboarder, and like most of you, I am on a budget. Unfortunately, that means I have to be extra careful when choosing a SUP. Not all that glitters is gold. Fortunately, you don’t have to wade through all the different options. I’ve found the best inexpensive paddle board for you! There are a lot of factors that make a board cheaper, and we will teach you which ones are worth giving up in the pursuit of...
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Best Inflatable SUP for the Ocean

Best Inflatable SUP for the Ocean

Are you ready to take your stand up paddleboard skills to wide open water? If so, there are a few things you should know. Although I learned the hard way, I am happy to share the knowledge I gained in the process. Keep in mind that finding the path to the best inflatable SUP for the ocean is different for each person. There are certain board characteristics that will appeal to different people, depending on what kind of water you...
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Paddleboards vs Kayaks – Which One Gives the Better Workout?

Paddleboards vs Kayaks – Which One Gives the Better Workout?

You’ve heard the phrase “Nothing worth doing comes easy.” It rings true in all areas of our lives, but perhaps is doubly true when it comes to our physical health. Sure, anyone can walk on the treadmill for half an hour and call it a day but what are you really doing for your body? Paddleboarding and kayaking are two amazing workouts that a lot of people shy away from because they look hard. What if I fall? What if...
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Best Paddle Board Life Vest

Best Paddle Board Life Vest

Choosing a comfortable, well-fitting personal flotation device (PFD) can be a task. However, it is a necessary purchase in order to stay safe and legal on the water. I personally had a difficult time finding my best paddle board life vest.   I had to try on a lot of different types until I stumbled upon one that gave me freedom of arm movement. No two vests fit the same, so it is imperative that you figure out what works...
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Paddleboard with Pedals

Paddleboard with Pedals

One trend among stand up paddleboards that has really been taking off is the idea of a paddleboard with pedals. If you think it sounds weird, you aren’t alone. Before I tried one for myself, I thought the same thing. However, I quickly learned that pedaling wasn’t as silly as I first thought. There are multiple benefits to trying out this new sport. Not only is the workout fantastic, so is the ride. When looking at this type of SUP,...
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Best Stand Up Paddle Board for a Woman

Best Stand Up Paddle Board for a Woman

I am a woman that purchases paddle boards. But gone are the days when I felt comfortable trusting my purchasing decisions to well-meaning salespeople who didn’t have experience. I decided to set out researching for myself the best stand up paddle board for a woman before I spent the money on a new board. The more I learn about SUPs, the more I realize how important it is that buyers know what they looking for. There are a number of factors you...
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Paddleboard Sizing

Paddleboard Sizing

What do you need to know when choosing the perfect paddleboard? That’s a great question, and at least one of the answers may surprise you. Whether you know it or not, board dimensions are one of the most important factors in picking out a perfect paddleboard. When I purchased my first SUP, I didn’t know anything about board dimensions. However, I learned quickly that the paddleboard size can mean the difference between a fun day on the water or a...
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Which Stand-up Paddleboard Should I Buy?

Which Stand-up Paddleboard Should I Buy?

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP, for short) has recently gained a lot of popularity. But why is that? Well, it is relatively easy to get into it. You just have to train your balance, but on calm waters that’s not too hard at all. You can invite friends and family so everyone can try it. You can take your dog with you if you like. You can even practice yoga on a paddleboard. Even though it may seem like a relaxing activity,...
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What to Wear for Stand-up Paddleboarding

What to Wear for Stand-up Paddleboarding

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) can be very enjoyable. One of the things that makes it so attractive is that it is relatively easy to start, and you can join family and friends together for a great paddleboarding session. However, to make it as pleasant, comfortable and even as safe as possible, you should be equipped with the proper gear. We’re here to help you choose the right equipment for your paddleboarding adventures. So stick around to find out exactly what to...
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