8 Health Benefits of Paddle Boarding
Paddle board is an activity that can be practiced by everybody at every age which make it unique!
Here are the 8 benefits of paddling :
– relief Stress
– Bring fun with Camaraderie
– Escape to Nature
– Improves Core Muscle Strength
– Cardiovascular Workout
– Improve Endurance
– Low Impact Workout Protects Joints
– Improves Balance
One of the great benefits of stand up paddle board is individual paddle boarders decide how strenuous or relaxing, they want to paddle board. The benefits of paddle boarding will vary by individual paddle boarder and the activity, or paddle board discipline, they are participating in (surfing, touring, lake, river, race, yoga, fishing, etc.).
Paddle Boarding for Stress Relief
Since the beginning of time, people have been drawn toward all types of water for its calming and therapeutic attributes. Stand up paddle board is a great activity that allows you to spend more time on water while relieving some of life’s stress by being on the water.
Paddle Board Builds Camaraderie
Group stand up paddle boarding or group paddle board tours are a great way to get together with friends, meet new people and forge new relationships while experiencing nature in a unique way.
Escape to Nature with a Stand up paddle board
The digital age we live in is great, but one of the best parts of any paddle board trip or tour is taking the time to totally disconnect from society and “walk on water.” It’s just you and your board.
Sup Paddling Improves Core Muscle Strength
For years Yoga and circuit training have surged in popularity as people become more focused on strengthening core muscles. Stand up paddle board offers a similar full body workout that will improve core muscle strength.
Stand up paddle board for a Cardiovascular Workout
Going for an extended paddle board tour around a large harbor or circling a lake is a great way to break up the monotony of typical cardiovascular workouts such as a treadmills, stationary bikes, etc…
Paddle Boarding Can Be Used to Improve Endurance or Marathon Training
Depending on the speed of your paddling, stand up paddle board is a great way to cross train and improve endurance. Marathon runners have been known to use stand up paddle boarding as an alternative for an endurance and cardio training.
Paddling is a Low Impact Workout that Protects Joints
Stand up paddle boarding, when using the proper technique, should be a low impact workout. Paddling is a healthy alternative to some other higher impact sports and activities that can put additional strain on muscles and joints.
Stand up paddle board Yoga Improves Balance
Paddle board Yoga is another rapidly growing subset of stand up paddle boarding. Any stand up paddle board activity will improve your balance and thereby improve your participation and balance in other land based sports.