Winter Kayaking Shoes Booties

7 Best Kayaking Shoes for Winter [To Stay Warm & Dry]

Kayaking shoes/booties are different from ordinary footwear. They need to be light, flexible, provide good traction, and hard enough for launching and walking on sharp rocks and gravel. And of course, shoes made for winter kayaking also help keep your feet dry and warm in the cold. In this article, I will help you find the perfect kayaking shoes for …

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Best Kayaking Drysuits

5 Best Kayaking Drysuits That Actually Keep You Dry!

Kayak drysuits open up new horizons, as they allow for year-round paddling and fishing even during the cold months of winter. Being able to go out in freezing weather conditions is a true game-changer for passionate kayakers and fishermen. I started winter kayaking several years ago, it is an awesome hobby that is hard to stop once you start. Having …

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Is Kayaking Good Exercise

Is Kayaking Good Exercise? Let’s See the Truth

Kayaking is up there with baseball and family game night as one of America’s great pastime activities. Every summer, millions of kayakers head out to enjoy a quiet afternoon of undisturbed tranquility and soak in the wonders of America’s countryside majesty. But being so much fun, is kayaking good exercise as well? Let’s find out.

Which Muscles Does Kayaking Work

What Muscles Does Kayaking Work?

Most people know that kayaking helps burn calories, leading to losing a few pounds, but only a few know it can also be an excellent muscle-building activity. Kayaking involves a combination of repetitive movements, and that makes it perfect for anyone looking to bulk up around the shoulder, chest, arms, abdomen, back, and lower body area. Indeed, kayaking targets just about …

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kayaking health benefits

11 Fantastic Benefits of Kayaking

Regardless of whether you’re clenching your paddles while white water rafting or cruising along the glassy, calm surface of a lake, kayaking is an excellent way to maintain your physical & mental fitness.  Kayaking is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise, since it: improves strength, increases fitness, helps maintain flexibility, has a multitude of mental health benefits. Here …

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Aquaglide Chinook Kayak Review

Aquaglide Chinook Kayak Review – Middle of the Pack

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to try an Aquaglide Chinook 120 inflatable kayak for an entire day. I was very much looking forward to it, since the Chinook sits somewhere between the entry-level kayak (Intex Excursion Pro) and the high-end kayak (Sea Eagle 380x). Aquaglide is not a well-known brand. I’ve never sat in one before, which …

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Intex Excursion Pro Review

Intex Excursion Pro Kayak Review – Does It Deserve the “Pro” in Its Name?

Putting “Pro” into the name of a product is a bold and aggressive statement, so I wanted to review the Excursion Pro kayak and see if it deserves the title in its name? I bought the K2 (tandem) version of the kayak as a gift for my nephew, but I asked him to let me use it as well 🙂 …

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Kayaking Gear Checklist

Essential Kayaking Gear Checklist – 20 Key Items You’ll Need

When you’re just lazy paddling on the beach, you don’t need much gear (other than your PFD, of course). But when you go day touring or out on open water, you need to be prepared. Here is a complete list of kayaking gear your should take on day touring trips. You can download a printable version of the essential kayaking …

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Best Places To Kayak In Texas

12 Best Places to Kayak in Texas

If you’re looking for places to kayak in Texas, you’re in luck. The Lone Star State as numerous lakes, waterways, and even urban paddling trails taking you through city centers. Beginners and advanced paddlers alike will find locations suited to their skill levels. Here are the most interesting places to paddle in Texas. Brazos River Spanning 840 miles through Texas …

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