Kayak health and fitness

QUICK GUIDE TO THE FITNESS BENEFITS OF KAYAK FISHING

In a time when many more of us should be doing a whole lot more exercising, it still can be hard to find the time or find the motivation to do it. The best thing is to love the exercise you do. This is why kayak fishing is such a good way to get fit and stay fit. There’s a lot that kayak fishing will do for your fitness levels. With increased fitness levels the extra benefit is performance in the sack!

STAMINA

Regular kayak fishing is great for your stamina. You’ll last longer at whatever you do. Along with stamina, you are bound to lose weight.

SOLID CORE

You might not have those awesome abs we see in every fitness magazine but you will get a much stronger core and a toned belly. We all know what a stronger core is also good for. You will also have stronger shoulders and arms.

IMPROVED OVERALL STRENGTH

Just because you are sitting down when you paddle your kayak, that does not mean you will not be working the rest of your body. The lower half of your body is also a part of a good forward stroke when paddling. You are working your whole body when you paddle in your kayak. Not to mention you will be out and about for a day of fishing. The result is the fact that you will have increased overall strength.

GENERAL FITNESS

Kayak fishing gives you an excellent aerobic workout, which is part of any good fitness regime.

As you can see, kayak fishing is a great way to get healthier, look better and perform at your best.

 


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Bill Matthews
bill.matthews@dinga.com.au

Bill is as green friendly as they come. He's travelled the world, loves kayak fishing and camping.