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beginner, Guide, Paddleboarding, SUP, Tips, winter -

Stand-up paddle-boarding (SUP) is a fantastic sport that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy. Unlike many other water sports, you don’t have to be particularly fit, although it may help for longer sessions, or even water confident, given that you spend the majority of the time above water. Living near the sea may make for more picturesque paddles but is certainly not a pre-requisite for the sport and there are many rivers, lakes and canals that prove just as beautiful. If you’re looking to try something new in 2019 and would like a unique hobby to fill some...

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benefits, cold water, kitesurfing, SUP, winter -

With long, dark nights looming and temperatures plummeting, it can be easy to talk yourself out of spending time outside and, more specifically, in cold water during the winter. That said, once you decide to take the plunge, you’ll be surprised to hear of the many health benefits and the positive ways in which this can affect your body. At F-One kites, much of our equipment is for water sports, so we thought we’d look at just some of the health benefits provided by spending time in cold water in case you need a little more motivation to get out...

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