Save A Session Kit: Items to Always Have on Hand Just in Case

Save-A-Session Kits If you’ve ever arrived at your paddle destination all excited for a workout or a surf with you buddies, only to realize someone doesn’t have a fin screw, then this is for you. It happens - we forget things. Things break. But keeping...

Extreme Social Distance: Paddling the entire 182-mile length of the Manistee River in Northern Michigan

For the most part, paddlers are outdoor people, so when you tell them they have to stay indoors and not paddle in events, a little crazy starts to happen. Now there is regular crazy, when you tear the “do not remove” labels off your...

Race Preview x 2 and Bucket List Destination: Traverse City, Michigan

sunset of east grand traverse bay
It’s been a challenging year for paddling, but the world is slowly starting to open up again. While there is still some uncertainty in the air, two races in the Traverse City, Michigan area are still very much planning on happening: 45 North Paddle Festival...

USCG 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics and Paddling

The U.S. Coast Guard has released its accident, injury and death statistics for 2019 and as always the results are interesting. Here are the top takeaways overall: Number of Accidents: 4,168 Number of Deaths: 613 Number of Injuries: 2,559 Now keep in mind this involves all...

SUP 11 City Tour Nutrition Program with Victoria Burgess, PhD

The SUP 11 City Tour Nutrition Program with Victoria Burgess, PhD, CISSN certified Sports Nutritionist, includes: —In depth customization for nutrition based on current training plan for SUP 11 City Tour —Constant guidance in nutrition and supplementation to help increase performance up to and throughout event —Any...

Video: Coach Seychelle Guides You Through Yoga for Stress and Anxiety

Yoga for Stress and Anxiety with Coach Seychelle covers a great Yoga session to calm you down in this Facebook Live from April 25th, 2020.

Motivation Monday with Seychelle

Join Seychelle today on Facebook Live at 3pm EST

Power Yoga Workout with Coach Seychelle – April 18th Facebook Live

Power Yoga with Coach Seychelle covers a great paddlers core workout in this Facebook Live from April 18th, 2020. #core #badass #workout #paddle #training #strength #winner #race #workout

Intro to LandPaddling: Quarantine Edition

I’ve had several inquiries about land paddling since the lockdown of 2020 began, so I thought a quick primer might be in order. Introduction I discovered land paddling several years ago, not long after I started stand up paddling and at the time, I thought it...

Video: Motivation Monday: from Facebook Live with Coach Seychelle

Appeared on Facebook Live April 20, 2020

YOGA for Paddlers Live Session with Coach Seychelle

Seychelle leads everyone through another installment of her Yoga for Paddlers series. #yoga #paddle #seychelle #paddlemonster

Gentle Yoga for Paddlers session with Coach Seychelle

Coach Seychelle hosts a paddle lovers yoga session on Facebook Live.

Self care Sunday with Seychelle

Guided stress relieving meditation

Paddle-Centric Workout with Karin Helfmann

Please join Karin Helfman on FB LIVE @ Paddle Monster Facebook at 3pm today. Have your paddle or a broom, dowel, your pfd, some balls for rolling feet, weights, bands, a chair and/or ottoman on hand to use.

Finding Zen with Seychelle

This is the Facebook Live session Seychelle hosted

Seychelle hosts Facebook Live today: Finding Zen

In this episode, Seychelle gives some tips on staying calm in turbulent times

Training in the Time of Covid and Social Distancing: The Mental Game

Upping the Mental Game While Social Distancing Wow, 2020 got weird real fast, didn’t it? Just after the end of the second Paddle Monster training camp, I came back from Florida all stoked about my training, my nutrition and my upcoming return to the Graveyard course...

Why Everyone Can Benefit from Training Camps

Training Camps Work for Everyone Last weekend, just a few miles south of Vero Beach, Florida where many Major League Baseball teams come to shake off the cobwebs of the offseason, 14 paddle athletes converged to do the same thing. It was the first of...

Video: PNW Outrigger Canoe Downwinding Vibes on Bellingham Bay

Collin Smith’s video compilation of outrigger canoe downwinding sessions on Bellingham Bay captures not only the feel of OC paddling in the Pacific Northwest but the ohana, too.  Fun way to kick off some day-dreaming on this February day!  

Time to Toughen Up Your Paddle Hands!

This time of year we talk a lot about our cardiovascular system in preparation for our planned races and events. Training our bodies with nutrition modifications. Strength training to increase our paddle power and complement our endurance.  Overall training and toughening up to be...

Quiet Breathing

This series is going to take a look at proper breathing techniques and a few exercises that you can practice to help breathe more deeply and with more control of your breath.

Video: Down Seas

Even though we do love the holiday season, it’s easy to dream of warm water and long downwind runs this time of year. Enjoy this one by Kekoa Kau...
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