Did you know…….?
A good paddle stroke starts at the feet! The power then transmits up through your legs, butt, and abdominal region, through your torso, and finally to the paddle shaft. Learning a proper forward stroke with good torso rotation is an ideal abdominal workout.
The health and fitness benefits derived from kayaking include:
-overall body toning
To move a kayak at about 5 mph is going to require about 0.1 hp of effort, and that is going to use up about 400 calories per hour. Kayaking is total body fitness!