If you’ve never ventured into Florida’s waters in a kayak then you don’t know what you’re missing. Not only is this fun outdoor activity relatively easy for a range of folks, but it’s an excellent form of exercise. There are actually a variety of kayaks to choose from, depending on what purpose it will be used for.
Sea Kayaks • Touring Kayaks • Recreational Kayaks • Fishing Kayaks
The Pros of Paddling
One of the most obvious benefits of kayaking is directly related to your health. The American Council on Exercise has found that an individual that weights about 125 pounds will burn approximately 283 calories per hour while paddling a kayak. A heavier person, someone who weighs closer to 200 pounds, can burn as many as 454 calories from an hour of kayaking. Some additional benefits of kayaking include:
Easy storage and transportation • Minimal maintenance required
Environmentally friendly • Fishing access • Reduced stress • Family friendly • Affordable