Welcome to the final problem of 2021 and the primary problem of 2022. We’re calling this the Base-Constructing Problem and its focus is on time on the water or in coaching. Recognizing the worth of cardio base to profitable paddling and the truth that lots of you reside in areas that aren’t so paddling pleasant within the winter had been inviting you to maintain observe of your hours of cardio/cardiovascular coaching and power coaching as properly. Weren’t making it paddling equal and need you to trace your cardio hours individually, however we do need you to share them with us. In spite of everything, if you find yourself logging 100 or 200 or 300 hours of cardio work between now and the tip of the problem, it’s a fairly protected guess you’re going to have an amazing yr on the water.
This problem runs from December third and ends March thirteenth and, since our workforce problem was so profitable final winter, we’re making it a workforce problem as properly. Should you select you’ll be able to be a part of forces with others and report workforce totals in miles/km paddled and whole cardio hours. A couple of years again, we noticed some fairly cool, multinational groups comprised of individuals from everywhere in the paddling map. We had groups totaling distances that noticed them paddling the equal distance from the US east coast or Australian gold coast to Hawaii. We additionally had paddlers from heat climates undertake paddlers from colder climates. The factor we heard from everybody was that it was an effective way to get to know others higher so, within the curiosity of paddling via the waters to friendship, we thought wed repeat this facet of the problem once more this yr. You don’t must workforce up with anybody for those who don’t need to, however for these which are , it’s an effective way so as to add to the enjoyable of the problem. Don’t be shy. Should you don’t have a workforce introduce your self and let individuals know you’re on the lookout for individuals to paddle with they usually’ll undertake you!
We proceed to be blown away by the paddling posts and tales you share and love seeing individuals share their ardour for being on the water and making paddling a central a part of their energetic and wholesome lives. We acknowledge that the most effective issues about paddling isn’t simply being on the water, it’s the people who we meet doing it. This group has been wonderful for introducing individuals and fostering friendships and with your entire energetic participation lengthy could it proceed!
So right here’s a fast abstract of the problem:
Winter Base Constructing Problem
- The Fb Paddle Problem Group is right here: https://www.fb.com/teams/paddlechallenges
- Log your time paddling every day and observe your totals. Time is the main target
- The aim is to get on the water and construct base health so 2022 is a profitable paddle season
- Concurrently log the hours of power and cardio work you do and share them as properly. That is nonetheless a paddling problem and we don’t need you including your cardio or power totals to your paddling totals. They’re fairly totally different, however power and cardio are necessary for paddling success so please share them as properly.
- Group up with others and mix your totals. Choose a enjoyable vacation spot to paddle to and share your progress with the group
- Publish your outcomes as TIME: Paddle/100, and Energy/100, Cardio/100
- Publish a photograph and inform us about your paddle or exercise
- Begins December third and ends March thirteenth
- We can be awarding double factors for races you attend throughout this race
- The problem ends the week after the Treasure Coast Paddle Battle, so we’re organizing a 100-challenge meetup in Fort Pierce for some heat paddling, surf, and meals. https://paddleguru.com/races/TreasureCoastPaddleBattle
It’s a privilege to share what we love doing with all of you and to have you ever share your paddling expertise with us. All the very best for a wholesome, completely satisfied and profitable 2022. See you on the water!
The Paddle Monster Group
ABOUT THE PADDLE MONSTER 100 DAY CHALLENGE
The group is a quite simple Fb group, based mostly and centered on 100-day paddle challenges. It offers digital coaching buddies. It’s free. You ship a Fb request to hitch. You have to sooner or later attempt or full one of many challenges to be a member, no watchers. Generally the challenges are straightforward, most instances they’re not. They don’t seem to be physician-designed or endorsed. You gained’t be voted off the island for those who develop into sick or injured, go on trip, or bruise your paddle bone. It’s a peer-to-peer connection that’s meant to be freed from promoting, advertising, political and non secular views apart from a number of messages for its sponsor, Paddle Monster. It’s easy and straightforward and all about accomplishment. It’s not a yard sale web page, relationship web site, or chat room. It’s Fb so private data is inspired solely offline. We submit our progress and photos and cheer one another on. We push and pull and prod one another onto our fullest potential. We’re relentless in our heartfelt enthusiasm as we develop actual and real connections.
The 100 Paddle Problem is all about paddling out loud, racing to the highest as each a person and as a gaggle. Each mile, each hour, each paddle stroke is a profitable journey.
Bear in mind that is free, however you’ve obtained to play to take part, no watchers. It’s easy. It’s straightforward. No complaints or whiners. Don’t prefer it, don’t do it. It’s purported to be FUN.