Want a Bodacious Body? Just Stand Up

The sun is heating up the Earth again and the days of hiding under layers of clothing are over, unless you love heat stroke. Yes, it's time for the annual "bikini body" workout challenge/panic featuring endless reps of strange, complicated, and often painful exercises designed to "trim and tone" those "problem areas". We all want to look and feel good in our summer wardrobe, but who wants to endur…

Practicing Safe SUP is as easy as 1-2-3

Paddleboarding is dangerous. Although the paparazzi photos of bikini-clad celebs and their backwards paddles would make this statement seem ridiculous, there's lots of evidence (sadly) to support it. Any time you are on the water and exposed to the uncontrollable elements of nature, there are inherent risks to your life. Since SUP exploded on the scene, there have been numerous drownings…

3 easy steps to find the right board

Ready for a new paddle board? Here are 3 easy steps to finding the right board for you.Step 1: Inquiry- Where will you paddle most of the time?- How will you transport your board there?- How will you use your board? [Fitness, Racing, Surfing, Fishing, Exploring, Relaxing, Yoga, All of the above?]- What is your budget?- How much do you weigh?- How tall are you?- How much experience do you have on a…

Stand Up for Success in 2017

Need a New Year's Resolution that works? For 2017, take your training outside for an activity-based fitness program that will expose you to experiences in nature that will have lasting impacts on your mind and body. The older you get, the more mind-numbing the same old workout can become and your body slowly adapts to it, all of which dilutes the effectiveness. Switching to activity-based training…

Paradise, it's closer than you think

Plan Your Escape: New BernReady to escape your own reality? Tired of paddling the same water? It’s time for you to meet New Bern. She’s a friendly waterfront town sandwiched between paddle Mecca Wrightsville Beach and the oceanic wilderness of the Outer Banks. Settled over 300 years ago, New Bern was an escape for persecuted Palatines and today is a refuge for active lifestyle enthusiasts seeking…