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Four of the best indoor kayaking sessions for ergometer training

Four of the best indoor kayaking sessions for ergometer training 0

With many of us in lockdown, the kayak ergometers are coming out to keep fit, sane and build form for future races. Kayak ergometers always have good weather, no wind and are easily accessed if you have them in the home. Sessions on an ergo provide paddlers with a quick and effective way to implement specificity into their training. The non-existent glide of your kayak across the water means that to keep the computer ticking over, you have to keep pulling and working hard to get the same results. To enjoy a kayak ergometer, you have to enjoy hard work.
A paddler's guide to self-isolation

A paddler's guide to self-isolation 0

Do you need inspiration for alternate activities to paddling? Look no further

With many canoeists and kayakers across the world doing their part to stop the spread of the Covid-19 disease, some of us find ourselves with greater free time, but with fewer paddling options. If you’re a paddler you may not be able to, or simply may not want to get out on your local ocean, river or lake at this time. But there are plenty of kayak paddling-related things you can do to keep yourselves occupied and match fit for the return to the water.

Four considerations when transporting your surfski or kayak

Four considerations when transporting your surfski or kayak 0

Whether you drive a small car, a four-wheel drive or a ute there are some simple ways to make your life easier and ensure that the surfskis and kayaks you’re transporting are safe. This blog isn’t a “best way to transport your surfski” but more of a guideline to think about when assessing your vehicle setup.