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Why you should try yoga on a standup paddleboard!

You’ve probably heard of standup paddleboarding and I know you’ve heard of yoga, but have you ever thought of combining the two? The idea probably sounds slightly terrifying, but if you aren’t afraid to get a little wet, and are ready to have some fun, then SUPyoga might be your next adventure!

Human beings have always been drawn to water, it’s obvious from the fact that we associate the word “paradise” with a tropical beach. And yoga is beloved by many as a tool that combines fitness with meditation, balance and inner healing. Combining water with yoga is a powerful recipe and it is worth trying.

Balancing on top of a paddleboard when practicing yoga forces you to slow down and become even more aware of your breathing and your inner world, you must make focus and being present a priority, something I’m sure a few of us could use some help on! SUPyoga facilitates a deeper connection with our breath and our body.

It also forces us to engage our core more, which promotes an overall more productive workout. Because the surface is unstable our core kicks into gear more than it would have to on dry land. The possibility of falling into the water also gives us an extra burst of adrenaline which we can incorporate into our workout, helping us to stay more focused and productive.

And if you do fall in….it gives you a great opportunity to laugh at yourself, climb back onto your board, and try again! And I know there is a profound life lesson in that!

If you’re interested in SUPyoga and can’t wait to get started, be sure to check out our Asana model SUP, it’s perfect for SUPyoga, SUPpilates and even SUPcrossfit! Being a little wider than your standard SUP it offers a more stable surface while still providing the lightweight practicality of all our inflatable paddleboards. And make sure you check out Vida, an inflatable platform for use in yoga and other exercise activities, indoor or outdoor!

Check out our the rest of our Yoga compatible paddle boards and fitness platforms!

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Stop Putting Your Health on Hold

According to an article by www.Time.com, we seem to have a problem putting work down and taking a break. If you are one of the 56% of Americans which neglected to take a vacation in the last couple years, it’s time to get out and experience the world.

Did you know we seriously damage our health when we skip not only our daily exercise, but also our yearly vacations?

There are countless studies on the cardiovascular health benefits of taking a vacation, and according to Inc.com the stats will likely shock you.

Men at risk for heart disease who skipped vacations for five consecutive years were 30 percent more likely to suffer heart attacks than those who took at least a week off each year.
Even missing one year’s vacation can be associated with a higher risk of heart disease.
Studies find similar results with women: Women who took a vacation once every six years or less were almost eight times more likely to develop heart disease, have a heart attack, or die of a coronary-related cause than those who took at least two vacations a year.
Why do we hesitate using those paid vacation days? For many, it comes down to the idea that costs and hassles of traveling aren’t worth the effort. But isn’t our health worth more?

How to Start Healthy Vacation Habits: CARIBE SUP Will Let You Vacation Anywhere

Okay, maybe you aren’t ready to jet off to the beautiful Hawaiian islands tomorrow but that doesn’t mean you can’t start taking care of your health with exercise, activity, and a little time off right away.

On an inflatable paddle board you can get out on ANY body of water and just escape your stress with little to no hassle or planning required. You are no longer limited to finding a place to rent a board or trying to fit your own fiberglass board in your car. Standup Paddle Boarding allows you to take pleasure in a low-impact, endurance building activity that will work out nearly every muscle in your body.

This fun and rewarding hobby doesn’t require lessons and won’t break the bank. You can fish, practice yoga, bring along your furry friend, or just row through some of the most beautiful places. Places that sightseeing buses and tours can’t take you. Spots that some boats can’t even squeeze into.

Whether you tour the lakes and rivers in the backyard of your own state or jet off to some of the most beautiful places in the world (like these folks seen here on the CaribeSUP blog) inflatable standup paddle boards are the way to go. You can even take a night ride with attachable LED lights!

Make Memories: Up Close and Personal

When you think of the most beautiful places in the world, do you think of places you’ve been or are you limited to the screen savers you see pop up on your desk computer every day?

Why confine yourself to only your imagination? Why not join those who see these spectacular places up close and personal?

Imagine floating over crystal clear waters, watching the marine life swim beneath you, and most importantly not wasting away behind the office desk! What are you waiting for? Get out there today!

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Paddle Boarding With Your Furry Best Friend

You have seen pictures all of the Internet, happy dogs surfing around on a paddle board with not a care in the world.  And lets face it, what is better than paddle boarding with a friend than your furry best friend?  If you love to paddle board and you love to get outdoors with your dog, then it is only just a matter of time until your pet is truly doggy paddling..get it?  With that being said, there are always some safety tips to go around.  A few months ago we outlined some tips for general paddle boarding safety, today we have some quick safety tips for paddle boarding with your dog and getting them accustomed to your SUP.

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Why Stand Up Paddle Boarding Should Be Your New Favorite Hobby

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Summer is near and that means, for many of us, it is almost time to get back out onto the open waters.  If being in the water is something you are looking forward to then look no further to a new CaribeSUP inflatable paddle board.  Paddle boarding has quickly become an extremely popular water activity for all ages.  Aside from all of the health benefits, paddle boarding provides a new and exciting way to simply enjoy the open waters in ways you may have never enjoyed before!

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Standup Paddling Safety

Standup Paddling Safety

We decided to make this month’s post about standup paddling safety due to the continuous popularity of paddle-boarding.  Whether you paddleboard is nearly endless, from local lakes to the wide open ocean, you can take a CaribeSUP inflatable paddleboard anywhere however, it is extremely important to make safety priority one.  Being a fairly new sport, there is not much in the Internet in regards to standup paddling safety, so we will outline some key points for you to take to the waves.

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Inflatable vs Rigid SUP: Why You Should Choose CaribeSUP

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The time has come and you are ready to buy your first paddleboard.  But which one do you buy an inflatable or a rigid SUP?  We already know the answer here, as do you, inflatable.  But why exactly?  While the rigid SUP has been around for awhile, it simply cannot compare to the boastful benefits of an inflatable SUP.

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Paddleboard Fishing

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Almost everyone has been fishing once in their life, and for those who have been hooked (no pun intended) paddleboard fishing is quite the adventure.  As fast as paddleboarding has been adopted by yoga instructors, so has fishing.  Fishing from a paddleboard has many perks, starting with the fact that you can fish on the water at a fraction of the cost of buying a boat or charter.  With paddleboard fishing, you can kiss the days of fishing from a lonely pier goodbye!

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Paddleboarding Is Here To Stay

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Fads, they come and they go, but paddleboarding is definitely not one of them.  Paddleboarding is constantly growing and becoming a greater demand to adventurists looking for a new way to get out and about.  While some are skeptical on using a paddleboard, nearly all want to get out and paddle.  So what is keeping this lifestyle afloat?  Simplicity.

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