July 29 - Stand Up Paddling Event

SUP event photo.jpg

 

Sunday July 29, 12-3PM, Taylorsville Lake - 1320 Park Road, Taylorsville, Kentucky 40071

We’ve teamed with Endless Summer Paddle Company again this summer, and we've put together an incredible event for July 29. Join us for a beautiful afternoon that will include 30 mins of warmup yoga, 60 mins of guided standup-paddle boarding, and 60 mins of Adventure MVMT led by Capt. Curtis. The workout will cover a lot of distance, and include some trail running. The paddle boards and life jackets will be provided.

This is a beginner-friendly event, so feel free to join us even if you have no SUP experience. Tickets are $20, and we have only 20 spots, so go ahead and book your spot!

12- arrive, meet at shore, get situated
12:30- yoga
1- group 1 - paddle | group 2 - adventure mvmt
2- group 2 - paddle | group 1 - adventure mvmt
3- Peace out

Get your tickets today!

https://barefit.wufoo.com/forms/paddleboarding-registration/

Types of Paddling

  Image from: http://www.jarviscreekwatersports.com/rentals/canoe-rentals/

Image from: http://www.jarviscreekwatersports.com/rentals/canoe-rentals/

We are halfway through our Adventure Ready series on paddling and we wanted to share some of the sports that you can participate in with the skills we are teaching. 

There are four main sports that come to mind when we talk about paddling: Canoeing, kayaking, rafting (white water or river) and standup paddleboarding (SUP). 

These articles goes into detail about each sport and what sets them apart. 

1. https://www.thoughtco.com/types-of-paddling-2555727

2. http://theriverstore.com/what-type-of-kayaking-paddle-sport

Stretches for Paddling

  Image from: https://www.outsideonline.com/1900691/4-best-yoga-poses-kayakers

Image from: https://www.outsideonline.com/1900691/4-best-yoga-poses-kayakers

Every sport and exercise needs stretching. It's a way to warm up and cool down your muscles as well as help with flexibility to keep you at your best. We've compiled a variety of different stretches ideal for paddling since we're in the middle of our Adventure Ready series on paddling right now. 

1. Pelvis Stretches for Paddlers - https://www.canoekayak.com/skills/try-pelvis-stretches-paddlers/

2. Warm Ups and Stretches for Kayaking - https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/kayaking-sup-training.html

3. Stretching for Paddling and Longevity - https://paddling.com/learn/stretching-for-paddling-longevity/

4. Yoga Poses for Kayakers - https://www.outsideonline.com/1900691/4-best-yoga-poses-kayakers

Benefits of Paddling

 Image from: http://www.midatlantickayakfestival.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-kayaking/

Image from: http://www.midatlantickayakfestival.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-kayaking/

We are in the middle of our Adventure Ready series on paddling where we incorporate new skills into our pack workouts each week. 

Paddling can include a variety of different things including canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. This sport offers many benefits including: reduced risk of wear and tear on joints, increased torso and leg strength, improved cardiovascular fitness and more. 

Paddling not only improves your physical health but it is also proven to have many mental health benefits as well. The exercise gives you endorphins and reduces stress, plus being outside gives your body an extra boost of Vitamin D.

Information from: 

1. https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/canoeing-and-kayaking-health-benefits

2. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/01/kayaking-health-living-well_n_5626998.html