Paddle Boarding: A Full-Body Workout with a View

You have probably been enjoying your experience but are questioning if SUP is good exercise.  We answer that question here.


man on a stand up paddle board

Paddleboarding isn't just about standing on a board; it's a holistic workout that engages your entire body. From the moment you start paddling, your upper body, core, and legs work in harmony to propel you forward. Glide SUP boards, known for their stability and quality, offer the perfect platform for this total body engagement. Whether you're cruising on an inflatable paddle board or a rigid SUP, the balance and effort required to steer through the water mean every muscle is on duty, providing a low-impact workout that's gentle on your joints but tough on calories.

Balance, Stability, and Glide SUP: A Perfect Trio

Navigating the waters on a SUP board requires a good sense of balance and stability, and that's where Glide SUP boards excel. Our stand up paddle boards, designed with both beginners and seasoned paddlers in mind, offer an exceptional balance between stability and performance. As you paddle, the constant adjustments to maintain equilibrium not only enhance your physical balance but also promote mental clarity. The peaceful environment and rhythmic paddling lower stress levels, making every Glide SUP journey a tranquil escape.

Low Impact, High Reward

woman and dog on an inflatable paddle board

One of the beauties of paddle boarding is its accessibility. Glide SUP boards cater to everyone, regardless of age or fitness level. Our inflatable paddle boards are easy to transport and set up, making them ideal for those new to the sport or with limited storage space. The buoyancy of the board reduces strain on your body, allowing you to enjoy longer sessions on the water without the wear and tear associated with high-impact sports.

Core Strength and Upper Body Toning

Paddle boarding with a Glide SUP is an excellent way to sculpt your upper body and strengthen your core. Every stroke through the water challenges your muscles, providing a dynamic resistance workout. The core acts as your center of power, ensuring stability and balance on the board, while your arms, back, and shoulders power your movement. This combination not only enhances physical strength but also improves posture and functional fitness.

Cardiovascular Health on the Water

Paddle boarding is more than just a leisurely activity; it's a heart-pumping exercise that boosts cardiovascular health. The effort required to paddle, combined with the balance and coordination to stay upright, makes SUP an effective cardio workout. Glide SUP boards, with their streamlined design, ensure that every outing is as efficient as it is enjoyable, whether you're exploring calm waters or chasing the horizon.

Why Choose Glide SUP?

At Glide SUP, we're not just selling paddle boards; we're offering an experience. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and passion for paddle boarding is evident in every board we create. We understand the importance of a reliable, durable SUP that can adapt to your adventures, whether that's a tranquil morning on the lake or an exhilarating ride on ocean waves.

Conclusion: Your Adventure Awaits with Glide SUP

woman on inflatable stand up paddle board

Paddle boarding with Glide SUP is an invitation to explore the outdoors, challenge your body, and find your balance on the water. It's a sport that offers something for everyone, from the thrill-seeker to the peace-seeker. With Glide SUP, you're not just participating in a global community of paddle board enthusiasts; you're taking a step towards a healthier, happier lifestyle.

So, what are you waiting for? Dive into the world of paddle boarding with Glide SUP, where every paddle stroke brings you closer to nature, fitness, and fun. Join us on the water and discover why paddleboarding isn't just a sport—it's a way of life.