Category Archives: pelvis

First WaveWalk Paddle Trip, Kayak Review By Retired Gentleman From Texas

Took my WaveWalk out this morning for my first paddle and decided to take a trip thru some of our marshes down here. According to a google earth retracing of my steps I covered about 5.7 miles in 2 hours … 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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