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Combining two incredibly pleasurable sports, paddleboard yoga has been gaining traction in recent years. Popular with SUPers and yogis alike, the attractive thing about SUP yoga is you don’t have to be a pro in either field to get started. Classes are popping up all over the country, and you may be thinking about giving it a go. With a wide variety of benefits, we’ve found plenty of reasons why you should.

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Surfing requires the reaction of many more muscles than your average sport, making it one of the most demanding forms of exercise out there. General strength in the water is a must, as paddling out is just the beginning of your workout. We haven’t even touched on riding the wave, let alone how your body copes when being wiped out by a big set!

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Mindfulness has recently come into the spotlight, and for a good reason. First and foremost, it is a branch of meditation. Mindfulness is great for your mental and physical health; it’s a useful tool for slowing down and appreciating what’s going on right in front of you. If things feel a little hectic, this practised awareness, movement by movement, can allow us to experience things we might not in day to day life. These could include being aware of our breathing, sensations that run through our body, or our passing thoughts.

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Here at F-One, we’re passionate about all things paddleboarding and the benefits participating in this sport can bring for individuals. SUP has the rare ability to provide a work out for your entire body whilst enjoying yourself all the while and it’s a sport that can be enjoyed with family and friends, regardless of ability. Despite these many benefits, there still seems to be somewhat of a stigma surrounding the sport, with many suggesting it is difficult, expensive and a lot more effort than it’s worth. We’ll write blog post after blog post until we persuade our fantastic customers that...

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Fitness, Paddleboarding, SUP, Tips, Watersports -

Like many other physical pursuits, paddleboarding requires a certain level of fitness. As such, whether you are a keen first-timer or a professional paddler, ensuring that your body is physically prepared for paddleboarding will not only help you to master it quicker but will also make for a far more enjoyable experience overall once you are out on the water. Below, we have listed some of the best exercises to do to help you get in shape for this popular watersport:

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