8 Reasons why you should start a SUP, a new trendy water sport everyone could enjoy.

February 19, 2017

            Exercising is very trendy nowadays. No matter how old are you, you can enjoy working out everyday to get fit and healthy. As you can see many new gyms or classes to join, especially water sports that you could enjoy and have no idea about the calories that already burned during the course.

            One of the most popular water sports is ‘SUP’ or Stand Up Paddle Board, which is not just trendy in Thailand but all over around the world. The fact is no matter how old you are, you could enjoy SUP with your friends, families or other SUP players. If you still wonder why has to be “SUP”, we got 8 reasons to tell you. Let’s take a look!

            The good 8 reason to try SUP – Stand Up Paddle Board

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            1. Exercising! Getting shaped! Calories Burning!

            One of many benefits from SUP is you can work out with your complete body muscles. SUP is similar to surf, but not only in the wavy ocean. You could enjoy SUP in flat water like a lake or a swimming pool. Then if you got some skills and would like to give it a try, you can get your paddleboard out to the ocean! SUP gives your body balance and flexibility. With the movement of the complete body, you will get muscle more than fat. How about give it a try!


            2. If you do Yoga, try SUP Yoga.

            If you like Yoga, you must love SUP Yoga for sure! Why? Because doing yoga on a yoga mat is quite boring, isn’t it? SUP Yoga gives you chance to try something new as doing yoga on a paddleboard! How challenges! You can use your skills in balancing, get some fresh air and enjoy the view at the same time. Sounds interesting, right?

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            3. Enjoy SUP boarding with your family

            When the weekend comes and you have no idea where to go. How about going to a shopping mall? Boring. Floating market? Crowded. How about go for a trip? No, I’m too lazy. Here is our suggestion! Going for a SUP with your family in the weekend could build up the relationship among family members. You could enjoy SUP at SUP Paddle Club and Marina, Jaophraya Riverside, Bangluang district, Pathum Thani. Remember that you can enjoy SUP many places like a swimming pool or a lake, but keep in mind that everything must be under the supervising of SUP agents or trainers!

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            4. Put your stress down and get some rest

            Everyone grow up with more things to do and more stress every day. Stress could effect to your health such as gives you back pain, shoulder pain or a headache. How about get some rest and release your stress out with a trendy activity like SUP. Interesting, isn’t it? Quit thinking about your job and focus on the water you are surfing in, get close to our mother nature could help your brain get brighter. What are you waiting for? Let’s go!

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            5. SUP won’t break your heart!

            If you having a bad time and would like to find a quiet place to be, let SUP helps you. It does not only give you a chance to go to new places but also get you try standing on a paddleboard. You might fall down or get afraid as well as your heard that don’t worry, you will get over it and stand tall by yourself soon. Love might hurt you but SUP won’t. You will be brave like your heart. SUP gives you fun and fresh feeling until you forget that you have a broken heart!

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            6. Open your eyes and explore the world

            When you stay in the same place of a long time, you will get into the “comfort zone”. That’s not working. That’s not fit for me. You stay in your comfort zone because of you afraid to start something new, afraid if you get hurt. So what’s the point in your life? Now try opening your eyes and stopping saying ‘no’ to any opportunity that comes in. SUP is another challenge that waiting for you! Don’t forget to wear a lifevest if you can’t swim. We confirmed that if you try SUP, you won’t be disappointed!

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            7. Build up the relationship between you and your beloved one

            If you have been in a relationship for a long time, you might look for a new activity to do with your girlfriend/boyfriend. Your answer is SUP. It’s a water sport that opens your new world and let you two get close to each other beside the river view. Having fun together and helping each other could increase your level of love and couple cuteness!

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            8. Get fresh and new things to do

            New Year, New You. If you would like to start something new for this New Year, try SUP. You could get healthy both in physical and mental ways also new community like other SUP players. Trying SUP would transform you as New You in this New Year.

            If you final answer of this New Year is SUP and you have made your decision. We have SUP station to recommend both in Bangkok and other provinces. First, Jaophraya Riverside SUP Station at Bangluang district, Pathum Thani. Second, Ta-co pond at Bangplee, Samutprakhan. If you would like to go to the sea, here is our suggestion. First, Koh Tao at SUP Tao, Maya beach, Chumphon province. Second, iSUP Samui would be another interesting place. Check out http://wesup.in.th/th/where-to for other SUP Station. Now, what are you waiting for? Let’s get out and have fun!


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!