Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the Top 5 biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddleboarding. If you’ve got anything newsworthy, weird or worth reading about, don’t be shy to share the scoop with us via e-mail.
5. SUP Style: What to Wear on Your Next Outing
Heat Score – 63
Paddle boarding provides an excellent way to exercise while soaking up the sun and enjoying the water. However, it isn’t as easy as it appears to those who watch from the shoreline. In order to ensure that you make the most of your time on the water, start your day off wearing the right thing. Opt for apparel that’s comfortable and breathable so that you can move freely and enjoy the breeze that accompanies being on the water. Also, remember to protect your skin and other sensitive areas from the different elements when you’re out with friends on the water. Read more HERE.
4. Paddle Boarding Slovenia
Heat Score – 74
Slovenia is a miniature, picturesque country located in the heart of Europe between the Alps and the Adriatic sea. Due to its untouched nature and extraordinary geographic diversity it is often referred to as the beauty-spot of Europe, a perfect place for stand up paddling. Learn more HERE.
3. SIC Signs Brazilian ‘Brothers of Paddle’ to 2019 Team
Heat Score – 81
The 2018 Supconnect Brand of the Year, SIC Maui, has announced its team of world-class athletes and ambassadors representing the brand in 2019. Among the Global Athletes, SIC proudly welcomes new Brazilian team riders Guilherme Dos Reis and David Leão, two unknowns who made their way to the 2018 Pacific Paddle Games against amazing odds, and landed on the elite podium. With these two new impressive racers, SIC continues to grow its diverse global presence with athletes representing the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, France, Tahiti, Brazil, and Japan. Read more HERE.
2. SUP Fitness: How Many Calories Does Paddle Boarding Burn?
Heat Score – 88
Standup paddle boarding can offer a fun and relaxing activity that mostly anyone can do, it is also one of the best workouts out there. People with all body shapes, sizes and ages are engaging in standup paddle boarding as a fun fitness activity. As many people have heard, standup paddle boarding is the best workout for a complete body workout. SUPing is a low impact exercise that is a combination of balance, strength, and endurance which are exercised whether you are paddling or just balancing on your board. It’s not only an excellent core workout but also the toes, legs, back, shoulders, arms and neck which all work together. Read more HERE.
1. 5 Basic SUP Yoga Poses For Beginners
Heat Score – 95
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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