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I wanted to follow up on my previous post about fitness paddling to discuss some tips for making kayaking part of your daily routine. I feel that the biggest reason kayaking isn’t integrated into regular workouts is because the time it takes prep for a paddling outing but by streamlining the storage and launch processes, you can hopefully cut down the time it takes to get on the water.
Getting a good workout is important for a healthy lifestyle and something I try to do daily. I’ve been interested in ways to integrate paddling into my routine, but have found it difficult to do because I haven’t known exactly what kind of workout I get when I’m on a yak and the prep time/storage involved with using a boat.
Utilize your kayak to its fullest potential. Too often paddlers purchase a kayak (or canoe) only to find that they end up using it for the same intended purpose each and every time they venture out into the open water.
Why you should paddle more in 2011 Happy New Year! We hope that 2010 was a great year for you and that 2011 welcomes you with an even better year.
When most people think of paddling a kayak, they imagine a peaceful morning setting composed of cool misty waters, lush vegetation along the shoreline and the soothing sounds of running water while others may have visions of a memorable family outing on a warm sunny afternoon. What many people don’t realize, or rather may not consider, is that they can utilize a kayak for a daily exercise routine.