SUP is a great way for getting outdoors, interacting with nature and getting exercise. Nutrition and stress with Paddling. We all know getting outdoors and paddling is a stress reliever but in combination with proper nutrition will help burn fat and the result will be weight loss,
Great article about thin in Stand Up Journal Mag.
In simple terms, Paddle and cut out Sugars and Carbs.
With the incoming tide and knee high clean waves for a ride n' glide..I was lucky to get out for maybe an half hour before the strong 20 kt plus West S West winds started cranking up pushing the front offshore and chopping up the waves to total crap..
The real highlight of today's session was the water warmed up dramatically. I would say the water temp was in the mid 60's F .. Spring has Sprung..
Who Are you ? Ken Rioux Local outdoor enthusiast and Yoga Instructor
How did you start paddle boarding and Why?
After being an avid surfer, I was introduced to Paddleboarding because of a knee problem and it enabled me to get back on the water. 4 years ago
Where do you do the most paddle boarding ?
In "secret spots"on Hilton head where its is quiet and traffic is low
Who do you paddle with?
I usually paddle alone or with my dog but on other occasions teach paddleboard yoga and paddle with my wife and friends.
What type of paddle equipment do you use?
Starboards are my preferred board and Kialoa Carbon Fiber is the preferred paddle.
What do you like about Paddle boarding?
I love being on the water where life slows down and you can really observe our surrounding. It just feels good!
An amazing experience or encounter while paddle boarding
While on a trip to Coast Rica my wife Jean and I went out in Garza Bay(secret spot) around a huge break in the surf to discover some Tortuga's in mateing season. Deep, Blue, clear water and mountains as far as the eye could see and not a motorboat or noise in our presence.
Your favorite non-paddle thing to do?
Your favorite after paddle grinds?
Hanging out somehwere quiet
Your dream vacation or surf trip?
Island Falls, Northern Maine on Pleasant Pond (another secret spot)
Your occupation or what do you do for a living?
Own a yoga studio with my wife Jean and teach Yoga. Jiva Yoga Center..
Had young calf, Atlantic Bottle-nose Dolphin, make an unexpected appearance in front of our group today. The inquisitive dolphin played and swam with us as we paddled. Probably wondering what we were doing in is environment.
Hung out with us for awhile, ''I should of put him/or her on my payroll. ''