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Kayaking and Retirement - What is the best kayak for seniors

Kayaking is fantastic for building lean muscle, keeping fit, and staying healthy. It's definitely an excellent way to stay in shape and it's great for both your physical and mental wellbeing. However, is it a good hobby for elderly people? During retirement it can sometimes seem like a struggle to find new and exciting ways to enjoy life. This factor with attempting to stay healthy and in shape, can seem impossible at times. Could kayaking be the answer?  This hobby is definitely fun and enjoyable. It gets you out of the house exploring in nature and it doesn't cost anything once you're set up with the right kit. Let's take a look at whether kayaking is a good choice for...

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How Can You Store Your Kayak if You Live in an Apartment?

Kayaking is a fantastic hobby that gets you out into nature enjoying the fresh air. It keeps your body fit and your mind healthy. It’s a pastime that everybody should be able to enjoy. However, some of us aren't as fortunate as others when it comes to living space.  Kayaks aren’t small objects and they can be cumbersome to carry and store. If you live in an apartment you may think owning your own kayak is out of the question, but you may be wrong.  It’s possible to store your kayak in an apartment, even if you’re in a one room bedsit of less than 30 square metres. Okay, it’s going to take a bit more effort getting your kayak...

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Think Kayaking is Just for the Summer? You May Be Wrong…

When you think of kayaking you may think of gloriously hot summer days out on the water soaking up the sunshine. Of course, days like that are fantastic but the colder and crisper months can sometimes be far more spectacular. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the best times of year to get out on the paddle. Hopefully, we can convince some of you to refrain from locking away your yak when the summer turns to autumn and the autumn turns to winter... What’s the Best Season for Kayaking? There is no real “best” season to go kayaking. If you love the sport and are passionate about the water nothing will stop you from getting out enjoying...

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The Essential Kayak Fishing Guide

The Essential Kayak Fishing Guide Kayak fishing is one of the best ways to enjoy fishing. You can paddle out to where the fish are and away from the crowds of anglers on the bank, giving you far more opportunities to land bags of fish. You’ve probably seen kayak anglers every time you head out and you notice that no matter how the day went, they always have a smile on their face when they get back to land. Even if you blank, being out on a kayak is great fun. If you’re hooked on the idea and you’ve made the decision that you want to get into kayak fishing, how do you start? In this guide, you will learn...

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How kayaking can benefit your cardiovascular and overall health

Kayaking has become one of the most popular water activities in the world. This is something that all types of people can do no matter their budget or geographical location. Although kayaking has become a staple activity, many people forget that it is a super beneficial aerobic exercise. It is so much fun that you often don’t even realize you are exercising. What is aerobic activity? As defined by Healthline, “[a]eorbic exercise is any type of cardiovascular conditioning. It can include activities like brisk walking, swimming, running, or cycling.” And kayaking. The repetitive motion that works your cardio is an aerobic activity. These activities raise your heart rate and your breathing gets heavier. Aerobic exercises focus a lot on the...

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