Power to the Paddle: : Exercises to Improve your Canoe and Kayak Paddling

Power to the Paddle: : Exercises to Improve your Canoe and Kayak Paddling

by John Chase
     
 
This comprehensive manual will show you more than 50 exercises to help you be a stronger, lighter, and more confident paddler. Whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned veteran, Power to the Paddle will take you to the next level.

• Learn exercises to develop core stability and strength
• Develop a personal fitness program
• Maintain better

Overview

This comprehensive manual will show you more than 50 exercises to help you be a stronger, lighter, and more confident paddler. Whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned veteran, Power to the Paddle will take you to the next level.

• Learn exercises to develop core stability and strength
• Develop a personal fitness program
• Maintain better posture in your boat
• Gain endurance to handle long days in the boat
• Reduce tension in your shoulders and low back
• Protect your body against common paddling injuries
• Improve your balance and agility

Praise for Power to the Paddle:

With a minimum of equipment, Power to the Paddle provides a total body workout with clear and concise instructions on how to develop the flexibility, strength and endurance for paddlers. - John Browning-ACA Level 4 Open Water Coastal Kayak Instructor Trainer

As a popular speaker at Canoecopia, John always packs the room with folks wanting to learn more about how to get and stay fit for their next on-water adventure. This book is sure to be a great help to paddlers of any experience level. - Nancy Saulsbury, Rutabaga Paddlesports

The best way to get in shape for paddling is to paddle". Reality, or an excuse to neglect off-water training? In "Power to Paddle: Exercises to Improve your Canoe and Kayak Paddling" John presents a solid case for off-water training for everyone from the casual paddler to professionals. Not only is the case convincing, but John gives you the tools to improve your fitness for paddling and overall fitness. Solid step-by-step exercises will help develop flexibility, endurance and strength. I will be taking this book with me to the gym and in my kayak on expeditions. - Ryan Rushton, Owner, Geneva Kayak Center and ACA Level 5 Advanced Open Water Instructor Trainer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781494803193
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
03/07/2013
Pages:
142
Sales rank:
829,087
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

John Chase is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and ACA certified kayak instructor. John has taught hundreds of personal training clients to use their bodies more efficiently and lead healthier, more productive lives. As a paddling instructor, John has been commended for leading safe, fun, and effective programs.

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