The Many Great Health Benefits of Stand Up Paddling

The Many Great Health Benefits of Stand Up Paddling

The Many Great Health Benefits of Stand Up Paddling The many great health benefits of stand up paddling offers a list a mile long. It’s no wonder everybody’s doing it but more importantly, because everyone and anyone can. If you’re looking for a great way to tone your body, connect with yourself on the water or with your friends, do something entirely new for your workout routine, well then this article was written for you. Aloha, I’m Suzie Cooney of Suzie Trains Maui and yes, I’m very fortunate to live the island life and my dream on Maui for 16 years. And the sport I’m talking about is standing up paddling also known as SUP. As a globally known athlete and trainer in the world of stand up paddling, and as one of the female pioneers in the sport; I’d like to share with you all of the amazing health benefits I’ve seen my clients and thousands of people around the world enjoy. For one, you don’t have to be a surfer or be a water athlete. You don’t have to be in great shape and it’s one of the easiest, most fun things you can do in your life.   I’ve taught hundreds of people all ages, all sizes and everyone in between and now I train the pros. And now you can try it too. I’ve also seen people start new, wonderful relationships on the water. You can’t help to flash a big smile when you’re paddling so you never know who you might meet. On a more serious note, I’ve written a couple articles in the past...
A Special Women’s Stand Up Paddling Event on Maui in 2014 Press Release

A Special Women’s Stand Up Paddling Event on Maui in 2014 Press Release

    Presented by True Collection & Ultimate Experience For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Amie Engerbretson Tel. 530-448-1687 Amie@UltimateExperience.com A Special Women’s Stand Up Paddle and Fitness Experience on Maui hosted by world-renown professional SUP athlete Suzie Cooney (Saratoga, California) – Professional Stand Up Paddle Athlete and Trainer Suzie Cooney, along with Ultimate Experience, is proud to announce a special, women-specific experience in Maui, Hawaii, in January 2014. Beat the cold and getaway to the breath-taking Lumeria Resort for an unforgettable SUP and Fitness retreat. Cooney, a globally recognized athlete, SUP pioneer, professional fitness trainer, has put together an incredible and exclusive five-night stay at Lumeria for six women. This experience benefits Bring Change 2 Mind, a non-profit dedicated to eradicating the stigma and discrimination that surrounds mental illness, a cause Suzie is passionate about. Located near the historic town of Pa’ia, Lumeria is one of the islands’ premiere and intimate locations, highlighted by barefoot elegance and sparkled with tropical gardens, saline pool and Jacuzzi, exquisite guest rooms and first-class yoga studios. With Suzie as your guide, tour one of the birthplaces of Stand Up Paddle as Maui reveals itself to truly be the gem of all island getaways. Fine-tune your stroke, learn water safety, board control and discover myriad health benefits of SUP on the crystal clear, blue, warm waters of Maui. Through finely tuned training sessions with Suzie, you’ll build strength, improve balance, and get your mind in line with the ocean breeze. Between the adventures, enjoy fresh, organic farm-to-table meals artfully crafted and prepared by Lumeria’s award-winning staff, rounding out your healthy, restorative retreat. Over six...
Have You Ever Met A Paddling Paniolo? Meet Tricia Buti an Amateur Champion Cutter and SUP Racer

Have You Ever Met A Paddling Paniolo? Meet Tricia Buti an Amateur Champion Cutter and SUP Racer

Boy Howdy! This is TRICIA  BUTI  Powerful paddler and Amateur Champion, world ranked cutter is what we call in Hawaii a real panilo. I didn’t know this, but time in the saddle ( literally ) translates to an amazing new stand up paddler. It wasn’t until I had the pleasure of meeting Tricia Buti who came to Maui real recently to take a SUP coaching session with me; did I learn that to be able to manage the power of such an amazing animal, a cutting horse you have to have incredible balance to look so graceful while you herd a head of steer. Both sports SUP and cutting horses require balance, courage  and strength. Learn more about this courageous gal from the great North West who has been through quite a bit. With determination and a strong will, she is now doing more than every and feels that SUP has helped her in the saddle. I told her there would me no herding me, but I’m always open to learn new things. She opened my eyes to a whole other world as I watched her on the water, so strong, so focused with a special fire in here eye. Get ready world and the state of Washington! Meet Tricia:  ( in the photos of her below, she mentioned this day was a brisk 40 degrees) By: Tricia Buti As a competitive horseback rider, being in sync with my horse with impeccable timing is what brings a big score and the win. Cutting horses have an innate ability to read a cow and mirror its moves, with very little...
FREE SHIPPING Hop Aboard The Indo Board Balance Trainer My Favorite Training Gear and Up Your SUP Performance

FREE SHIPPING Hop Aboard The Indo Board Balance Trainer My Favorite Training Gear and Up Your SUP Performance

WOW, DON’T MISS OUT ON THE GENEROUS OFFER! FREE SHIPPING THROUGH DEC 17TH   “The most fun you’ll have off the water, I promise. You won’t even know you’re working out!” For the BEGINNER to ADVANCED STAND UP PADDLER, This on-land training gear will  totally increase your core and paddle power, leg strength and endurance, seriously improve your balance and reaction time. Everyone knows that you’re coming to the Suzie Trains Maui studio or even at the beach, each session includes some serious time on the Indo Board line of training gear.  For the beginner paddler, I may suggest the 24″ Gigante Flo Cushion that compliments the Rocker Board very well. For the intermediate to advanced paddlers the 24″ Gigante Flo Cushion combined with the Kicktail Board is also a very fine choice. In the photo above, I’ve placed my 9’0″ Naish Mana atop of the Gigante disc. More air or less air in the disc changes the exercise. ( don’t forget to removes fins ) In this  photo, I’m “loading” my hips, legs and ankles with a 15lb kettle bell resting on my shoulder while I perform leg squats with  3-5s hold. WOW, burn. This helps increase total body and SUP board endurance. ( I’m on the “Kicktail” with just a little air in the Gigante to really make it work. ) I have so many videos on this website and articles that will help you advance your SUP skills and performance. So check them out! The Indo Board Company stands behind their products and so do I. Hop aboard and order yours today! If you need help deciding...

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