Another Casualty – Watch Over Your Ohana and Don’t Take Safety for Granted

It's with incredible sadness that another friend in our paddle community, Josh Hensley, has passed. After another paddle death, the community world-wide mourns. We just can’t believe that it happened. Regardless if you knew Josh or not, you mourn. You wonder if it could...

Biomechanics SUP Series #4 – Legs

The fourth video in KIALOA's Biomechanics SUP Series focuses on getting the most out of your legs. Learn with us how to paddle longer, paddle stronger. http://www.kialoa.com/biomechanics

Stand Strong: Fail Fast

“The biggest mistake you can make is the fear of making one.” It comes as a surprise to some of the athletes I coach when I tell them to “fail fast." As fall approaches and most major events are over, now is a perfect time to...

Board Meeting Episode 2: Preparing for the Molokai 2 Oahu SUP Race – Part 2

Here is part 2 of our Molokai 2 Oahu episode where Robert and I continue our discussion on how to prepare for the Molokai 2 Oahu SUP race. We talk about training, fitness, nutrition, using the proper equipment, logistics, and a whole lot more...

TOPS Testing: Taking Three Paddlers through a Competitive Year

For the upcoming 2015 SUP season, the team at Carolina PaddleBoard Co. is voluntarily becoming guinea pigs. TOPS Athletics, a Wilmington based all-you-could-need gym/lab is going to observe paddlers through off season preparations, pre-race training, and competitive seasons while creating specific programing that improves...

Biomechanics SUP Series 3 Shoulders

The third video in KIALOA's Biomechanics SUP Series focuses on shoulders. Learn with us how to paddle longer, paddle stronger. http://www.kialoa.com/biomechanics

3 Weeks to Chattajack: Nutrition with Steve

Steve Dullack
It's getting real! There have been some great discussions about nutrition on some of the Facebook pages that many of us Chattajackians frequent like to 100/100 page and the Chattajack “Back of the Pack” page. I am not a licensed nutritionist, dietician, yogi, guru, or...

Suzie Cooney Standup Paddle Performance Book Release

Suzie Cooney
HOW TO INCREASE YOUR STAND UP PADDLING PERFORMANCE: Beginner to Elite by Suzie Cooney of Suzie Trains Maui is going to be available soon. Be the first to know of book release by Signing up here Increase your SUP performance whether you're a beginner to elite paddler. With over 400 photos, illustrations,...

20% off monthly and 8 week programs with Mick DiBetta Paddle Power Trainer

I know a lot of you are trying to get in shape for races this summer. We have yet another option and this one is kind of amazing. You can get 20% monthly and 8 week programs with Mick DiBetta and Paddle Power Trainer. Paddle...

Biomechanics SUP Series 2 – Posture

The second video in KIALOA's Biomechanics SUP Series focuses on posture. Learn with us how to paddle longer, paddle stronger. http://www.kialoa.com/biomechanics

How to Set your Garmin 310XT – The Basics

How to set your Garmin 310XT
 We've had some questions on how to use a GPS watch. This is a repost of directions Kim Sutton created last year. There is a newer Garmin 910XT model, that Jenny Kalmbach reviews here on the Garmin Blog. Whether you are training for a big event,...

How to attach your Garmin to your Board Part 2

Check out what Mike Dobbins created with a Sea Sucker mount instead of GoPro Mounts. I've never seen the Sea Sucker, but apparently, it's an insanely powerful suction cup system. This is another great idea in a series of home-brew fixes to affix a...

Fuel for Paddling: Are you eating?

It's getting HOT in here! Summer is officially on and a lot of people are doing some hardcore training for longer races in the fall. If you started paddling last summer, you are probably starting to do longer paddles this summer. The key to jumping...

Larry Cain’s Tip of the Week

Featured image from Paddling Paradise Read Larry's full blog post at http://larrycain.blogspot.com "When I was in Miami a few weeks ago to do a clinic, I was stoked to see that the group there did a lot of their on water workouts together as a training group. ...

QuickFit: How to do Lawnmowers with Jimmy Terrell

Jimmy Terrell from Quickblade shows you how to do "lawnmowers" with free weights to improve core strength for stand up paddle boarding. Exclusive for Distressed Mullet!

Chattajack 2014: It’s Awesome Time

Remind me again why I registered for this while I have a BROKEN LEG? Oh, because there is nothing like the feeling of finishing a thirty one two mile paddle race alive. (I still don't believe Ben's GPS reading. But that's another story for another...

SERIOUSLY, the Science of SUP Training

My Disclaimer and Credentials First, I am neither a scientist nor a physician.  What I am, is a woman who became a wannabe athlete in my late 30’s and found the study of how to train whether it be running, biking, swimming, lifting, and now...

Stand Strong with Mark Colino: Avoiding Burnout

“A candle lit at both ends burns twice as bright but only lasts half as long.” -anon Is it possible to feel “burn out” for something you love? I struggle with that question every October. For those that know me and my schedule, I’m pretty intensely...

Stand up paddle Pre Paddle Workout by Paddlebody

The SUP Warm UP: It's essential to maintain functional mobility and properly activate the SUP body. The results are Injury prevention and increased performance. This series targets the core with a joint by joint approach. Feel free to post and teach these techniques. It will...

EXCLUSIVE: QuickTips from Quickblade-Larry Cain Pushup Progression

Larry Cain breaks down how to get to his level of doing the push up

Quickblade Flume: Train Hard: Jamie, Candice and Anthony V02 Testing by Soul Surf Media

Jamie Mitchell, Candice Appleby, And Anthony Vela all jump into the Quickblade Flume for a V02 test. Yep, it was a little intense. Just the way Coach Jimmy likes it by Soul Surf Media

Top Tips from the Pros: Kody Kerbox

Kody Kerbox is a Naish Team rider and pro standup paddler that competes on the Standup World Tour and World Series. Here, the pro from Maui shares his top three tips for standup paddling with Brody Welte of PaddleFit. Tips: Train with a buddy Keep it fun,...

How to Improve Leg Strength, Endurance and Balance for Stand Up Paddling

Suzie is a Naish Team rider and one of the worlds best trainers. Think Cody Kerbox and Jeremy Riggs. She posts amazing workouts and really understands the needs of standup paddlers. This workout is designed with the stand up paddle boarder in mind to...

Biomechanics SUP Series #6 – Flexibility

The sixth video in KIALOA's Biomechanics SUP Series focuses on flexibility. Learn with us how to paddle longer, paddle stronger. http://www.kialoa.com/biomechanics

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