Looking for an alternative way to workout without the risks of wear and tear on your joints? Kayaking is a fantastic low impact workout that improves your aerobic fitness, strength and flexibility. But if you decide to take it up a notch and not just paddle here and there sightseeing, Kayaking for 1 hour will give you an intense full body workout working your legs and torso to power the Kayak while your upper body and arms are powering the paddles through the water. A 64kg female can expect to burn around 1339.52 kj while an 80kg male will burn 1674.40kj. With such a low impact workout, you’ll be able to get a full body workout without any pressure on your joints. Time to ditch your running?
If you’re in Sydney a great place to hire a kayak and go exploring is Sydney Harbour Kayaks. Paddle over to Clontarf Beach or if your eager head around the point to Balmoral Beach.