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4th May 2019 / Video Blog

Stretches for Kayakers - Improve your Flexibility

Everyone can benefit from increasing their flexibility! We have many students and guests who ask us what they can do for their fitness before they join us kayaking. We are not personal trainers, but we are professional Guides! Here are a few easy exercises you can do at home, without any need for equipment.

These will help your overall flexibility, hopefully making your experience kayaking more enjoyable, enabling you to be more comfortable while in the water for extended periods of time as well as making getting into, out of and recovering your kayak easier.

Any cheeky comments made during the filming of this video were taken as intended; as jest. No offence was taken!

Becky MacInnes-Clark Hiking Training
Becky MacInnes-Clark

Her love of the outdoors is plain to see & she believes that every generation regardless of age should get outside, appreciating what the outdoors has to offer, both on & off the water. Introduced to paddling at 16, learning the basics on the Deben, Ore & Alde estuaries. After a few years of not being near a kayak, NOMAD Sea Kayaking brought her back to the water & reignited her paddling interest, NOMAD also strengthened her love of hiking! She completed her first Fjällräven Classic trek in 2018 as part of Team NOMAD with our Lead Guide, covering 110km of hiking and wild camping in Swedish Lapland just North of the Arctic Circle. In autumn 2019 she hiked & wild camped 190 miles across the UK’s Coast to Coast. There will be more hiking when she is allowed! Becky brings 25 years of experience of sales & a strong love of the outdoors & the environment to NOMAD Sea Kayaking. She is working towards her BCU guiding qualifications.