What Rihanna touches is becoming a trend and not just for fashion: when a few years ago singers from all over the world showed up at the Hawaii beach in Stand Up Paddling, he introduced a new trend of sports. Meanwhile, Stand Up Paddle – SUP for short – is also one of the most popular summer activities in Germany.
Slimming with Stand Up Paddling
No wonder the loss of weight with the trend of water sports – the exercise on the SUP is totally physical exercise. Balancing the body on the board requires every muscle in the body. Especially stomach abdominal muscles and hands from it. In the University of Hamburg study it could be proved that Stand Up Paddling is more effective than Core Training for basic muscles in the gym. Good side effects: SUP-Boarden burns about 300 calories per 45 minutes of exercise. In addition, a ten-minute introduction is usually enough to roam the SUP board in the direction of the bikini figure. Now you only need – apart from some balance and endurance – and the right board for Stand Up Paddling. Below we will explain what you need to consider when buying a panel and display the best models for a small and large budget.
3 tips on how to find the right SUP board and the best community for your budget
1. What is the difference between the lesonite and the inflating SUP?
Beginners and recreational paddles should bet on inflatable SUPs (short iSUPs), inflatable boards. By combining in the backpack, the inflatable SUPs are very practical. In addition, they provide additional water security – for example, the materials are softened by collisions. Lesoni is especially suitable for professional athletes and those who are on the water a lot. It is ideal if you have a way to store lesons directly at the lake or the sea, because car, aircraft, or train is a little more complicated.
2. Length, width and thickness
As a beginner, first you need to put wide and longer SUP boards, which give you a better grip and can not be easily overturned. The approximate guidelines for beginners are 80 to 85 centimeters wide, 300 to 330 centimeters long and 10 to 15 centimeters thick. The more advanced you are, the closer and shorter the SUP plate. In addition, you need to make a purchase decision depending on which water you want to drive. For white rivers and sea thicker and wider boards are more suitable to hold them even in difficult waters.
3. Take a test drive
If you want to be absolutely sure which SUP committee is best suited for you, you will first test different models for renting a pedal. Make sure the test routes are less about the length, width, and thickness marks you are most comfortable with.