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Jodelle Fitzwater
Cold and flu season is not a fun one.  If you have survived this year’s season “flu-free”, consider yourself blessed. But, if you are caught right in the midst of a cold or flu, you might wonder, “Should I work out? Should I train?” Here is what Fitness Guru Jodelle Fitzwater has to say about...
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Girl’s SUP Out | REI Outessa Women’s Adventure Summit
Girl’s SUP Out! “There may be no better weekend for a woman, than a “girl’s weekend”. Combine that with SUP, the wild outdoors, loads of coffee by day, and wine by night and most gals are already packing their bags for what’s known as the REI Outessa Women’s Adventure Summit. A unicorn in a field...
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GET YOUR KIDS “ON BOARD” I swivel my head around at all the water surrounding me. I gaze on in awe at the beauty of nature ahead of me, as I hear the lap of the water against my SUP. And then I look down and see Love staring back up at me, in the...
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Jodelle Fitzwater | Bic Sup Athlete
BIC Sport today announced its sponsorship of the REI Outessa Summit, outdoor weekend getaways for women which offers authentic outdoor adventures led by professional athletes and guides. In its inaugural year, the two weekends will be held at Kirkwood Resort near Lake Tahoe, California, from August 19 to 21, and Powder Mountain near Salt Lake...
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The first SUP race I did, I came in second….to last That’s due to the fact that I don’t have a competitive bone in my body, and I would stop and let people pass me on the buoy turns so they wouldn’t fall over. As the saying goes,“If you can’t be an athlete, be an...
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Attention watermen and water women, It’s sup season, and time to get those abs up to par! Now you can with sup V-ups! Three different levels to choose from means anyone (and everyone) can and should try this to trim and tone the abs! Here’s how: Level 1 Beginner-friendly: Sit on your board, with knees...
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The most fun and pinnacle moment in my SUP lifestyle was the moment I looked over to the support boat next to me and saw the two small children that I had set out to paddle for, smile and clap for me. Jayden and Brooklyn were two of my friends’ children who had been diagnosed...
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Free Your Mind and the REST Will Follow… There is something magically meditative about standup paddling. Whether catching an intense wave in some serious surf, or stroking through silky, flat water with crisp morning air at your face, your mind is able to turn off all the many “open apps” and experience a calming freedom....
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Pushups are a great way work the upper body, and specifically to completely burnout the triceps (the back of the arms). When done on a SUP, the challenge only increases especially right after you’ve paddled your brains out for a bit. So use this sequence to fry those tri’s at the end of a good...
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Play. Have we forgotten what this word means? We certainly know what work means, but what about play? Our typical day involves mass quantities of many things, but playtime is not usually one of them. Between climbing the corporate ladder, pressure to perform and live up to everyone else’s standards, caretaking, achieving some sort of...
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While eating pumpkin pie can leave you with a pot-belly, this workout using a pumpkin will leave you with a lean, mean, pumpkin-pie burning machine. Create “gourd-geous” toned muscles from head to toe with this total body circuit done with only 3 exercises. You will need a SUP, a paddle, (always good to have a...
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Carve Out Some Ripped Shoulders with the SUP “Pumpkin Perfect Arms” Exercise Grab your SUP, grab your paddle, grab a pumpkin and get pumped about getting “gourd”-eous arms! This exercise works the shoulders, triceps and biceps. Aim for 3 sets of 10-15, and pick a pumpkin that’s between 5-10 lbs. To begin: Stand on your...
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In case you still have your uncarved pumpkin laying around…Here are 5 exercises you can do on your SUP using only a pumpkin for some great fall fun! [author image=”http://standupjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Jodelle-Fitzwater1.jpg”>Jodelle Fitzwater “Jodelle Fitzwater is the Midwest Ambassador for BiC SUP and Certified Fitness Trainer for SUP TV. She is also a self-proclaimed mermaid because she...
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Paddle board Plank Punches 3
Ready to punch up your plank and add a little balance challenge to your SUP core workouts? Then I’ve got a fun little exercise that will stimulate greater abdominal strength while strengthening pecs and shoulders too! Try it today and punch up your SUP workouts To begin: Start in plank position with your elbows on...
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Jodelle Fitzwater walks through an entire Pilates on Paddleboard routine. By practicing Pilates regularly, you can achieve a number of health benefits, including: Improved core strength and stability. Improved posture and balance. Improved flexibility. Prevention and treatment of back pain
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Looking to tone the bag of your arms so there is no jiggle in your “waving goodbye”? Well along with a nice steady paddle session, look no further than these simple and fun exercises you can do the next you hit the water! SUP Side-lying Presses Begin by laying on your right side with your...
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What is a “Burpee”? Well, aside from being a really fun word to say, it’s also a really fun exercise to try, and an effective overall total body sculpting move that also doubles as cardio. Burpees are a series of movements that you can do in sets of 5, 10, 15, or even more depending...
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In this segment from the ‘Facing Waves’ TV series, we visit personal trainer, Yoga instructor, and obsessed stand up paddleboarder Jodelle Fitzwater in her home town of Branson, Missouri. Check out her perspective on the sport and check out the beautiful scenery.
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Gearing up for the summer SUP season? It’s here and it’s time to make sure you’ve got everything you need to hit the water prepared for anything. But what you need depends on what you do with your SUP. Too much gear and you are less likely to hit the water more frequently because of...
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Are you hip to the SUP jive? It’s hip to SUP! And this hip and thigh focused workout will help you slip into those board shorts with ease and (no love-handle overhang). Try these four fun exercises the next time you hit the water and remember: it’s all in the hips! Begin with a warm...
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As a passionate soul, I’m inspired each day more and more by those in the stand up paddle community, and their desire to not only paddle but to live out a purpose. As I travel the globe with BiC SUP, I continue to be amazed by the men and women I come across with passions...
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“Two-toned” Arms SUP Sequence It’s certainly no surprise that SUP works your core, but as we all have experienced when paddling, your arms are certainly carrying their fair share of the stroke involved as well. With this sequence done in a circuit-style fashion with paddling, you will taking the next step towards a nice sculpted...
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Stand Up Paddling rolling side plank exercise
If you want a ripped core like never before, it’s time to Roll with it Baby! While plank is challenging enough just on land, trying it on the SUP takes it to the extreme. Beyond that, adding a roll from side to side all the while trying maintain balance on your SUP presents even more...
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Stand Up Paddleboard Fitness | Part1: Sup Your Way To Fat Loss
Part 2: Part 2: SUP Your Way to Fat Loss in 3 Simple Yet Extremely Effective Workouts Burn Fat, Lose Fat with SUP Whether you are gliding through glassy waters, or chugging it hardcore through some gnarly swell, stand up paddling burns calories and is definitely considered exercise. (Refer to last article: Is SUP really...
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stand up paddle your way to fat loss
Part 1: Sup Your Way To Fat Loss So just what are the right fat-burning workouts? Below I’ve got three awesome ways to turn your bland and basic training on a SUP into a full-on fat-shredding sesh every time you go out. Each one is specific to each type of paddler and yet everyone can...
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