If you love the idea of using standup paddling for fitness, but are intimidated by the thought of entering a race, then here is a plan to get you ready! Geared toward complete beginners, my free couch to 5k program will get new paddlers up to distance, gaining speed, and building strength.
Paddling without a goal will never likely yield any weight-loss or fitness goals. Training for an event and paddling with a purpose will get you fitter faster. Download the 7 week Excel plan.