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Kayaking for Fitness: Achieving Your New Year Goals By Kayaking

Now we’ve said goodbye to 2022 and are saying hello to 2023, many of us have some new year’s resolutions we’d like to achieve. Some of us may want to drink less, quit smoking, or drop a few pounds. What’s commonly similar with new year’s resolutions is the fitness aspect. I know I want to drop a few pounds and improve my health this year, and I’m sure many of you do as well.  There are several ways that you can achieve your new year’s resolutions. You can lose weight, improve your fitness, and become more healthy by developing an exercise routine, eating better, and becoming more physically active.  Of course, you can do what most people do and sign...

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What is Kayaking?

Kayaking is a popular outdoor activity that allows individuals to explore bodies of water while experiencing the thrill of paddling through rapids or gliding across calm waters. To start kayaking, individuals will need to purchase or rent a kayak and any necessary safety equipment, such as a personal flotation device and a helmet. It is also a good idea to take a kayaking class or lesson to learn proper paddling techniques and safety measures. Once equipped with the necessary gear, individuals can choose a body of water to explore. Rivers, lakes, and oceans are all popular choices for kayaking, each offering a unique set of challenges and scenery. While on the water, kayakers should always be aware of their surroundings...

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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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How to Stay Safe in Your Kayak on a River

Kayaking on the river is a special experience that's enjoyable year-round. Whether you're whitewater kayaking, heading out for a gentle paddle, or doing week-long tours, safety should be paramount.  It's important to consider safety whenever you're kayaking regardless of whether you are paddling in a large lake or small body of water, but it's extremely important when you head out onto flowing water. The river can be a treacherous place if you lack experience and knowledge. Water levels and flow rates can change like the tide, so it's important to take the correct safety precautions. In this article, we'll be looking at how you can ensure you're kayaking safely on the river whether you're heading out for the weekend or...

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