Archives for January 2014

Paddle Board Exercises for a Better Recovery

We’ve talked a lot about the need for stretching prior to getting on your Stand On Liquid paddle board. But if you have ever spent a day on the water, you know the feeling of exhilaration and soreness that can stay with you long after you hit dry land. So today, I thought I’d mention […]

Build Your Own SUP Summer Camp: Lessons for SUP Beginners and More

“How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” Dr. Suess At some point, you will look at your kids and wonder where the time went. It’s okay to reflect […]

Stand On Liquid: SUP Fitness on a Waterway Near You

We all seem to love those “best of” lists. Benjamin Franklin made them. David Letterman turned his list making into a regular feature on his late night show. Even Shakespeare made reference to them. We list the best of movies, restaurants, and just about any random thing we can think of. They even help us […]

SUP Fitness: How Stand Up Paddleboarding Can be Your Best Workout Ever

Over thirty years ago, the most popular quote amongst those looking to get into shape was uttered by Jane Fonda during one of her infamous aerobics tape workouts. Long since debated, the “no pain, no gain” approach to working out suggests that if you are doing it right, it’ll hurt. I, personally have a low […]

Going Extreme: Fishing with a Stand-up Paddleboard

Earlier this week, I discussed one of the ways you could use a paddle board for fishing. The type of angling I wrote about was more of a flat water approach to angling. Today I thought I’d introduce to you a different type of board that will add a little bit of the extreme to […]

Angling for the Right Board

If you are like me, your introduction to fishing was probably casting your line into the water from the shore. This of course simply made you want to from a boat. you went from standing at the edge of the water to sitting on it. But if you have tried stand up paddleboarding, you have […]

Speed, SUP and the Not-So-Beginner Beginner

Gandhi may have got a lot of things right about life and such but he wasn’t talking stand up paddle boarding when he said: “There is more to life than simply increasing speed.” The right SUP board should be combination of both stability and speed.  Today I thought I’d talk about a specific brand of […]

Stand On Liquid Guide to SUP Paddling Fundamentals

It seems simple enough. Once you master the subtle art of standing on your board, now all you need to do is move forward. In this post I thought I’d give you a few things to think about when it comes to the actual use of your paddle. There are some simple things you can […]

The Rules of Open Ocean: Etiquette of the SUP

Think of these rules of the open ocean as a lesson in good manners. Yes, there is an etiquette that everyone should know when looking to our coastlines for the SUP experience. Many of these courtesies will be extended to those who chose to surf. While there are over 740 various surfer type terms, most […]