True core stability is being able to move your extremities without moving your hips — paddling, while balancing on a board, is that exact definition in practice. So, if balance (and the fear of falling off your board into the water) is the main issue keeping you off a paddleboard, it's not a bad idea to boost your core strength. Targeting your core will also help you produce more power. You can get started by adding these exercises to your workout routine. After completing the warmup ahead.