Paddle boarding is not only a fun activity but it can also be a fantastic form of exercise. It is a low impact activity that engages your core while simultaneously giving you a great burn in your arms, legs, and back.
Guest blog written by Adam Champagne Although, at first glance stand up paddle boards look easy to transport, their long and flat shape actually makes them act like wings. On top of that you have to be careful not to damage their surface.
At ACK we love paddling for a number of reasons- but we don’t want to focus on why we are obsessed! We took to our Facebook page and asked all of our customers what makes them want to go out paddling and got some great answers.
Stand up paddling (SUP) has been popular for many years now but it’s still a new and exciting concept for many paddlers. One of the greatest things about SUP is that it requires minimal gear and can take on just about any body of water (though having the right board for the job certainly helps).
We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a 1st time paddler?” Some of the responses were serious and some were just downright funny.
We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the strangest thing you’ve found while out on the water?” As you might imagine, there were some interesting responses.
by Danny Mongno, Werner Paddles Marketing Manager As someone who’s paddling his SUP (Stand Up Paddle board) every chance I get, I’m here to tell you folks that investing in the best paddle you can afford is super important. Every stand up paddler is unique, but we all share a common goal – paddling as efficiently as possible so we can spend more time on the water.
Keep these Life Jacket Facts in Mind Whatever kind of paddling you like to do, it’s important to always wear your life jacket (or PFD) while you’re out on the water. Think of it like wearing a seat belt in your car – you probably won’t find yourself in a situation where you need it, but it’s a precaution that can be live saving should the worst happen.