Six Exercises To Prep You For the Paddleboard
Fit bikini-clad women love it and it’s guaranteed to give you a six-pack—so why haven’t you tried stand up paddleboarding yet? These simple exercises will prep your body for the board.
Bosu Sumo Squat
—Use a bar to stabilize yourself standing on the bosu ball, feet on the outermost edges of the bosu.
—Hold the bar in front of you below your hips with a slightly wider than shoulder-width grip.
—Keeping your feet flat, chin up, and spine perpendicular to the floor, squat down until the bar ends up just in front of your toes.
—Stand back up.
Suggested Reps: Start with 8-10; add two more reps each following week.
Mims says: “Balance is the key here. Use a wall to center yourself at first if you need to.”