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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.
Whether you have a seasoned adventurous soul, or you are just getting the itch to get outdoors, paddling can scratch that itch for further exploration. Get outside this New Year, hike new trails, visit new parks and try new activities!
Written by Brad Martin, ACK Web Content Manager When you start college people talk about the "Freshman 15" aka those 15 pounds one gains during their freshman year of college. Well, my Freshman 15 quickly turned into the Senior 55.
Paddle boarding is not only a fun activity but it can also be a fantastic form of exercise. It is a low impact activity that engages your core while simultaneously giving you a great burn in your arms, legs, and back.
Recently, I participated in the Iron Warrior Dash (IWD), a 15-mile off-road obstacle course. In early January I suddenly had the urge to start running again.
Iv'e been running pretty regularly since early January and I've used the waist mounted bottle system from CamelBak called the Arc 4 Hydration Belt about a dozen times since then. The Arc 4 features four convenient 8 oz.