Don’t you hate it when you don’t have enough time to complete a quality training session? Good news! You may only need 1 minute of training to get the benefits of a 45 minute session. Sounds to good to be true huh? Researchers at McMaster University have found that 1 minute of very intense exercise […]
SUP training tips, programs and information for SUP racers around the world.
In an effort to continue to improve the experience of stand up paddle athletes I have created an interval SUP training audio workout. This was as much about serving you guys as it is about scratching my own itch. I love to get a good workout in on the water and I love listening […]
Use this SUP downwind video tutorial to improve your downwind technique. Read the article I wrote for standupjournal.com below about the art and meditation of downwind paddling. If you would like to learn how to downwind paddle in-person then you can join me next summer in Hood River, Oregon at one of the Downwind SUP Camps. […]
What if exhaustion in a SUP race was not our physical inability to continue or push, but simply us giving up? SUP racing improvement may have little to do with physical abilities and everything to do with our perception of effort. There is strong evidence suggesting it is perception of effort, and not muscle […]
Last weekend I watched the UFC 196 mixed martial arts (MMA) Championship and couldn’t stop thinking about the similarities between SUP racing and MMA. A choke-hold will not help in your next SUP race, nor am I proposing a literal ‘Battle of the Paddle’ (although it would be very entertaining!). However, there are a few important […]
Duct tape is a valuable asset to the unskilled paddleboard repairman or repair-woman. It can be used to patch holes in a board, repair a board bag or fix a leaking paddle among other things. ‘SUP technique improvement tool’ is probably not the first thing your think of when the sticky repair tool is […]