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Fitness Tip: Paddle boarding burns massive calories

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Two great spots exist right here in Craig for paddle boarding — the Yampa River and Elkhead Reservoir. Don’t worry if you don’t have a paddle board, as Red Coyote Adventure out of Jackson’s in Craig rents paddle boards.

Did you know that paddle boarding is an all body workout that burns massive amounts of calories?

According to SUP World Magazine, “Standup paddle boarding can offer a fun and relaxing activity that mostly anyone can do, it is also one of the best workouts out there. People with all body shapes, sizes and ages are engaging in standup paddle boarding as a fun fitness activity. As many people have heard, standup paddle boarding is the best workout for a complete body workout. (It’s a) low impact exercise that is a combination of balance, strength, and endurance which are exercised whether you are paddling or just balancing on your board. It’s not only an excellent core workout but also the toes, legs, back, shoulders, arms and neck which all work together.”

For more information on renting a paddle board, call Red Coyote Adventures at 970-629-8499.


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