Keep fit with the Stand Up Paddle? 5 workouts you can do with your SUP.
We all know now how important it is to play sports consistently and regularly. The benefits of physical activity are many and those who do sport live longer because they protect their health better.naments you can do with your SUP.
Sport practiced correctly and constantly improves health:
- It improves the cardiovascular system
- It helps to maintain ideal body weight
- strengthens the joints
- check the hormone supply
- it delays aging
- blood pressure decreases
- increases cardiac efficiency by decreasing the beat at rest
- reduces triglycerides in the blood
- decreases the viscosity of the blood by decreasing the risk of thrombosis
- Helps to prevent various diseases
- Better mood
- It increases vitality and is good for the brain!
But unfortunately it is not always easy to find the right motivation to practice physical activity of moderate intensity and constancy, as recommended by the World Health Organization.
Do you think that in western countries the diseases associated with low physical activity such as obesity and cardiovascular diseases are among the leading causes of death.
So if we want to live better and longer we do sport!
The most important element to overcome the apathy and find the right motivation that will allow you to practice physical activity consistently and that will get you to get benefits over time is fun. MAKE THE SPORT YOU LIKE MORE!
And if your daily training was a hobby that you already practiced in your spare time? It would be the idea. Do you have any ideas about it? We are called Stand Up Paddle (SUP).
Stand Up Paddle is an excellent stimulator for all the muscles and joints of the body. Paddling forces the muscles of the shoulders, chest, back, arms, legs, buttocks and abdominals to work. And while you are struggling you can stay at the sea, at the lake, in the open air and in the sun, enjoying splendid views.
Here are 5 valid alternatives to train with your SUP
1. High intensity paddling
This practice allows you to burn a lot of calories. The number of calories burned on a sup board varies depending on the intensity level of the row. More oars faster burn more calories: keep in mind that a high intensity paddle can burn over 1,000 calories per session. Not bad, right?
You can also mix the intensity of the row to catch your breath. For example: 15 minutes of high intensity paddle, + 15 minutes of low intensity paddling to recover, + 15 minutes of high intensity again.
The best sup SAFE to do this kind of training are:
2. Fitness on SUP
If you want to lose weight but also tone your muscles do a fitness session on Stand Up Paddle, maybe 2 or 3 days alternating with a week, it's the one for you!
You can easily burn calories but at the same time enhance your muscles and joints.
For the exercises space to the imagination, you can do so many on the SUP board that allow you to train the whole body, free-body exercises or with rubber bands for a more intense muscular work.
Always start with the warm-up: 10 minutes of paddling before starting the workout and always remember to do stretching when you are finished, if you are more comfortable bring the sup out of the water and do it on the ground!
Here are the most suitable SAFE sup boards for fitness:
3. Yoga on SUP
Yoga on the SUP is a relaxing and energetic practice for body and mind but also an important workout that combines muscle strengthening and toning. A yoga session can burn around 500 calories in an hour.
But in reality it all depends on the type of yoga you choose. The techniques are different: hatha and iyengar yoga are delicate and slow, Bikram (hot yoga) and power yoga are more intense and demanding.
These SAFE sup boards are great for practicing yoga:
4. SUP Surf
Surfing on the SUP is one of the most exciting ways to get fit with a Stand Up Paddle. Riding the waves is so adrenaline that you can hardly feel the effort while riding the waves. This sport develops balance, coordination, and muscle strengthening. Surfing never ages!
You can burn around 700 calories in an hour-long active surf session, but here too the variables are different: the bigger the waves, the more hard the work will be!
The ideal SAFE sup for riding the waves are:
5. Simply SUP
You can also not believe it but taking 30 minutes to paddle through the sea can burn a considerable number of calories and help tone all your muscles.
A rowing walk can get you to burn over 400 calories, twice the number of calories you would burn at the same time in moderate walking!