Paddle Boarding is this winter's No1 budget water sport in the UAE. Find out where you can join in the stand up paddle boarding craze and the benefits of taking part in the awesome past time.
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One of the fastest growing water sports in the UAE is paddle boarding. It’s an easy sport to pick up and can offer you a new found freedom being out in the open ocean with nothing but the breeze in your hair and the sound of the ocean in your ears. Paddle boarding is also very friendly on your wallet and won’t put a major dent in your bank balance.
Beyond being ‘’fund friendly’’ paddle boarding offers a whole range other benefits:
According to the StandUp Journal, the Hawaiians pioneered stand up paddle boarding for fun! It goes all the way back to the 1940’s, but in the past few years has become really popular. A session of paddle boarding in almost certain to de-stress you and put a huge smile on your face. It’s a highly accessible sport and can be done alone, with family, spouses, or friends. No matter who you do it with your guaranteed to have an amazing time out on the water.
This simple to learn water sport is not only fun, but it is also a great workout that will torch calories without you even feeling as though your exercising. The average person will burn 500+ calories per hour! It’s also awesome for upper body and core strength due to the pulling and twisting motions that the paddler is engaged in.
Perhaps one of the best benefits of going paddle boarding is the meditative state that you will experience. The smell and sound of the ocean, the soothing rhythm of the waves, and just being out on the water are enough to make you feel calm and relaxed.
Below are some of the BEST locations in the UAE that you can hire paddle boards on a budget:
Article provided by: Nutrition Souq