Category Archives: spine

What Is Kayak Back Pain, and What Does It Mean?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. A new article just got published on this painful subject. Here’s a quote of a couple of comments made by readers: 1. “Glad you mentioned unmanly and bragging about being … Continue reading

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Is ‘No Pain, No Gain’ Always True in Kayak Fishing?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Everyone knows the motto ‘no pain, no gain’, and most people assume it’s true for kayak fishing as well – with a twist: Kayak fishing involves spending long hours seated … Continue reading

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What Happens If You Suffer From Back Pain and You Keep Kayak Fishing?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. If you’re suffering from back pain that’s not properly diagnosed, you should stop paddling your kayak and fishing from it, and consult a physician without delay. Don’t start playing with … Continue reading

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Yak Back Pain: The Eight Hundred Pound Gorilla In The Room

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. The eight hundred pound gorilla in a market for a certain product is the biggest player in that market, and the eight hundred pound gorilla in the room is an … Continue reading

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Paddling Kayaks Can Cause Back Pain, But Apparently Canoes Are Problematic Too

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This is  W kayak review from a Canadian canoeist who has suffered from back pain: -“The most important thing for me is that I can ride the [W] kayak “straddled” … Continue reading

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