7 Reasons Why Stand Up Paddle Boarding is Exploding in Popularity

The sport of stand up paddle boarding or SUP is fairly new to the water sports scene, but it’s absolutely exploding in popularity in the 30A, Panama City Beach and Holmes Creek areas. In this article, we’re going to cover the top 7 reasons why the sport of paddle boarding is growing at such a brisk pace and why so many newcomers and people visiting 30A are being attracted to it.

Reason #1: Lose Weight – Stand up paddle boarding burns lots of calories and is a great way to burn fat and lose weight. If you’re looking for a fun way to shed some pounds, try paddle boarding.

Reason #2: Improve Strength and Conditioning – Stand up paddle boarding utilizes a wide variety of muscle groups and is also outstanding for overall conditioning.

Reason #3: Relaxation – There’s nothing more relaxing than paddling out on calm waters after a hectic day at the office. Paddle boarding is a great escape from the pressures of everyday life.

Reason #4: Enjoy Nature – There’s really no greater way to experience the outdoors of 30A and Holmes Creek than on a stand up paddle board. It’s the perfect way to take in all of the beautiful sights and sounds of nature of Cypres Springs and Econfina Creek.

Reason #5: Meet New Friends – SUP is a great way to make new friends. There are paddling groups and meet ups everywhere in the world, and paddle boarders are generally a very friendly bunch.

Reason #6: Affordability – Our eco guided tours of Holmes Creek and Econfina Creek allow visitors of 30A and Panama City Beach to have an amazing experience and great value for the cost of the tour.  Thereafter, Stand up paddle boards are pretty affordable, and Inflatable boards are a great way to go as they’re cost-effective and super convenient — be sure to read lots of paddle board reviews before you decide on a board as there are a lot of options to choose from.

Reason #7: Safe, Low-Impact Sport – Paddle boarding is extremely safe, and it’s a low-impact sport that you’ll be able to enjoy while your visit in 30A and Panama City Beach, as well as for the rest of your life.

So that does it for your list of the top 7 reasons for the explosive growth of stand up paddle boarding. We hope that enjoyed this article and are feeling inspired to try paddle boarding in our guided tour of Holmes Creek or by yourself with our SUP rentals in 30A. It’s a wonderful sport that literally anyone can enjoy, and it’s something that you can truly do at your own pace. Happy paddling!

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