Category Archives: stretching

COMMON KAYAK INJURIES

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Paddling a common kayak, be it a sit-on-top (SOT) kayak or a sit-in kayak (SIK) involves being seated in the non-ergonomic L position, and paddling it in the traditional kayaking … Continue reading

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How Sit-In and SOT Fishing Kayaks Defeat The Purpose Of Kayak Fishing

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This headline doesn’t make sense to you if you haven’t tried fishing from a sit-in or sit-on-top fishing kayak, just to find that after some time your legs feel uncomfortable, … Continue reading

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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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Too Much Comfort in a Fishing Kayak?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Kayak anglers who normally suffer from leg numbness, leg pain, butt pain (yakass) and back pain (yak-back) will surely think this headline has some error in it. First because traditionally, … Continue reading

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Do You Suffer From Compulsive Kayak Fishing Disorder (CKFD)?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. The name of this disorder is self-explanatory, so there’s no need to describe the symptoms in detail. Basically, it’s that urge to take your kayak and go fishing whenever you … Continue reading

Posted in back injury, back pain, butt pain, circulation, ergonomics, fatigue, fishing trip, kayak design, kayak fishing, leg numbness, leg pain, long trips, sciatica, SOT, stretching, Wavewalk fishing kayaks, yak back | 2 Comments