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Are you seeking a creative alternative to running? According to eMedicinehealth, runners are at risk for a number of painful conditions including joint pain, arthritis, lower back issues, knee injuries and more. Plus, it is safe to say that running gets a bit monotonous after a while, as you take one stride after another around town. In an effort to find a less risk-intensive, yet more adventurous alternative to running, individuals are turning to SUP’ing, also known as Stand Up Paddleboarding.  The sport includes using a Stand Up Paddle board, very similar to those utilized for traditional surfing. Along with...

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Throughout Canada and the US, many paddle boarders aren’t aware that there are actual laws on the books surrounding the use of PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices) while boarding. Curious as to whether you are obeying the law as you adventure on your SUP?   SUP Safety Laws within the US In 2008, the US Coast Guard implemented a law in which SUP users must wear a type III PFD (i.e. a life jacket) when leaving a surf or swim zone. Also required are a whistle (both day and night) and a flashlight (only when the sun goes down).   SUP...

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Are you about to give SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) a try? It is an outdoor activity that is growing by leaps and bounds around the world. SUP is an amazing and inspiring way to get out onto a body of water and have the time of your life. Plus, it is a powerful workout for people of all ages. To help you gain a greater understanding of the sport and get you ready for action, we hope the following information will be of value:    Warming Up First and foremost, it must be noted that SUP challenges nearly every...

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