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5 Reasons Why You Should Try Paddleboarding This Summer

a sunset over a body of water

A good time at the beach is filled with fun activities. Here are 5 reasons why you should take on a challenge this summer and try paddleboarding on the Outer Banks.

In 2014, there were 215.8 million outings involving paddle sports. One such activity that’s grown in popularity is stand-up paddleboarding, otherwise known as just paddleboarding.

You might’ve seen people going by on the beach, enjoying this pastime. And maybe you’re curious about picking it up yourself.

Here are 5 reasons why you should try paddleboarding this summer!

1. You’ll Get Great Views of the Outer Banks

You’ve always seen the ocean from the beach, but have you ever seen the beach from the ocean?

While you’re out paddleboarding, you’ll be able to get a unique look at the sands on land. Also, while you’re on your paddeboard, you’ll be able to get a closer look at the nature underneath the waters.

2. It’s Easy to Get the Hang Of

paddleboarding isn’t hard to learn at all. All you have to do is get on the board, stand up, and paddle! This means it can be lots of fun for your entire group, whether that’s a family of 4 or a group of young friends.

You also don’t have to be in fantastic physical shape to get the hang of paddleboarding. You’ll be a pro at it in no time!

3. It’s a Great Workout

Sure, you can get the same amazing views while coasting along on a boat. But there’s no physical activity involved in that, besides getting up to walk around the deck.

If you’re on vacation, it’s very easy to pack on the pounds. Or maybe you just love staying fit.

Whatever the case for you, paddleboarding is a great core workout. So if you’re planning on working out during your vacation, you can skip it for a morning if you opt for this activity!

4. It’s Relaxing

Have you felt like there’s been too much hustle and bustle in your life? Then paddleboarding can really help with relaxing and unwinding.

When you’re out on the waves on a paddleboard, you can soak in the sun’s rays, the ocean’s blue waters, and salty smell, and just revel in Nature. It’ll give you the recharging that you need!

5. It’s Easy to Combine With Other Beach Activities

Perhaps you want to go do other things on the beach during your trip. It’s very simple to combine with other activities!

All you need to do is rent a cabana and you’ll be set for the entire day. If there are people in your group who don’t want to go paddleboarding, then they can easily stay behind and either chill out or play volleyball instead.

Go Paddleboarding on the Outer Banks This Summer

As you can see, paddleboarding is a great thing to try out! Not only does it offer you great and unique views, but it’ll also help you stay fit and tan.

When you break it down, paddleboarding is definitely something everyone should try at least one time in their lives. So hop to it!

Looking for a good place to go paddleboarding? Then rent a paddleboard from Farm Dog Beach Services this summer! We even offer a rent-to-own option if you fall completely in love with the activity!

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