Category Archives: exercise

Great Exercise for Your Back and Legs: Rowing Your Fishing Kayak

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. When it comes to ergonomics, being able to change positions and movements is very important, as it enables using different groups of muscles, while letting others rest and recuperate, as … Continue reading

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The No-Yak-Back Fishing Kayak

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This is an opportunity to take a virtual tour of the new generation of fishing kayaks, which are totally back-pain free, and cause no other ergonomic problems: This fishing kayak … Continue reading

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Stretching and Catching a Cat Nap in a Fishing Kayak?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Some people wish they had a fishing kayak that would enable them to relax and take a short nap while kayak fishing. What could be more relaxing and reinvigorating, and … Continue reading

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Paddling vs. Pedaling in the L Position – Does it Matter to Your Back?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Pedaling small watercraft has been offered as alternative to recreational rowing and paddling since the 19th century. In recent years, with kayaks becoming more popular, some kayak manufacturers have started … Continue reading

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Hamstring Theory, Yak Back, and Kayaking Ergonomics

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This short article will attempt to examine the ‘hamstring theory’ about the source of back pain and leg pain in kayaking and kayak fishing, both as an explanation of the … Continue reading

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