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Photo Contest

Win an OS SUP Surf Leash and celebrate with authentic wood fired pizza for four guests at Hot Rocks Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Bournemouth. Here is your chance to catch waves and then kick back at our favourite Surf restaurant. Hot Rocks is the place for great food, spectacular views and has been the surfers go-to venue for decades. How to enter Submit your SUP Surfing photo to: Include your name and photo location Share the contest on social media (even if you don't win you could still be one of the lucky three the winner invites). Like our Facebook page and that of our Sponsor.   Eligibility: From bumps to barrels. The contest is open to all ages and...

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Board Ready Burpee

If you are looking for a sport specific exercise to add to your workout or a single exercise when short on time then this is it. Needless to say getting to your feet quickly and efficiently when on the water is a must in all SUP riding styles. The Burpee simulates this and when done with intensity and short rest intervals (HIIT) can boost strength,power,balance and endurance. The Burpee has to be the King of all land based exercise.

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The Ultimate Stand Up Paddle Exercise For Shoulder Health

The Dislocate Shoulder strength and mobility are at the core of a good SUP stroke. The shoulder joint dictates everything from reach to straight arm strength but is also vulnerable to strain and inflammation if not strengthened through its full range of motion. The dislocate exercise is used as a foundation exercise for rehabilitation and injury prevention in sports where shoulder integrity is paramount by improving strength and mobility through the full natural range of motion. Add this simple but effective exercise to your workouts for bulletproof shoulders. Perform this exercise when fully warmed up or at the end of workouts/paddle outs. Do not perform this exercise if you feel any pain or discomfort and consult your physio/doctor. STEP 1  ...

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