Sixpack with SUP Workout

September 08, 2016

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Stand Up Paddle Board or SUP is the combination between Canoe and Surf Board. SUP has two main types of equipment as a paddle and stand up board. With its abilities as an enjoyable outdoor sport, could be played in many ways and suit with everyone made SUP becomes widely popular in abroad. Besides, SUP is the water sport that everyone could enjoy and in trend, SUP could be played for the purpose of weight losing, muscle building or six-pack building. SUP could make you fun, healthy and well shape at the same time.

Today, WeSUP brought you the Stand Up Paddle poses for six pack building.

1. Plank Pose

The basic pose that could build your abs. Start from laying on your tummy, set your elbow parallel to the board. Put both palms on the board. Set your upper arms vertical to your body. Straight your hind legs together. Lift your body and contract your abs for 30-60 seconds.

2. Side Plank Pose

This pose provides side abs exercising with the best balance skills. Laying on your side on the paddle board and set your elbow parallel to your body. Straight your legs and parallel to each other. Put your arm by your body. Repeat the post 10-12 times per set. Switch the side for 3-5 sets.

3. Long-Arm Crunch Pose

The pose provides upper abs exercising. Start by laying on you back with your knees upright and your arm straight. Focus on your upper abs and lift you body a little bit during your feets on the board. Back to the start pose, count as 1. Repeat the pose 12 times per set and do it 3 sets.

4. Lower Abs Pose

This pose provides lower abs exercising. Start by laying on you back and contract your abs. Then lift your left leg up with thigh close to each other. Stay in the pose for 10 seconds. (Breathe out while lifting your leg and contracting your abs) Then put your leg down slowly and lift another one (Breath in). Repeat for 3-5 sets.

5. Jackknife Pose

This pose provides upper and lower abs exercising at the same time. Start by laying your back on the paddleboard, straight your arms as much as possible and lift your legs a little. Slowly lift your body and your legs up at the same time until you can touch your toe. Then back to the start pose, repeat 12 times per set. Do it 3 sets.

6. Reverse Crunches Pose

This pose provides the whole abs exercising. Start by laying you back on the paddleboard, lift both legs high then bend it close to your body as much as possible and focus on your abs. Lift your shoulder up from the board. Repeat the pose 10-12 times per set. Do it 3-5 sets.

With the exercising and six-pack building on Stand Up Paddleboard would help you create your abs with fun and not boring. Hence Stand Up Paddle requires many muscles parts such as arm muscles for paddling and abs muscles for balancing at the same time. Stand Up Paddle would help you create muscles. No doubt that SUP is very popular in abroad. How about you? Are you ready for building beautiful six-pack with SUP workout?


WeSUP is born by the group of Thai SUP enthusiasts, who are deeply enthralled by stand-up paddling or SUP. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the fastest growing sport across the world. We want to push on it and aim to be the leading SUP Sport guide in Thailand.

Not only SUP is fun and perfect for your entire family, but SUP also has huge benefit for you. SUP opens up a whole new world of exploration, fitness and adrenaline. It's a great way to get fit, developing core strength, cardio fitness, flexibility, balance and allows you to choose your own path to better health. Unlike surfing, you don't need waves to paddleboard, you can go paddling on any open water, an ocean, lake, and even a river. If you never try SUP, Let's start!