Tag Archives: #fitness

Exercises for Dragon Boaters at Home

  Sometimes we cannot get out to dragon boat training due to circumstances such as weather or as at the time of writing this post: coronavirus. So rather than lose some of that fitness you have tried so hard to get, I thought I would outline a short (15 minute), exercise routine. This is for those that do not have a mini gym at home, but...
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6 Ways to Get Rid of Muscle Soreness After a Hard Paddling Session or Regatta

Paddling fast and nailing long runs is a key part of the training process. However, one of the most often neglected aspects of training, especially since paddlers are almost always obsessed with pushing harder each day, is the recovery process. Not everyone will have the time necessary to perform this routine after every hard workout. Some might be able to fit it in after regattas, others might be able...
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Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are

  My mouse stopped working the other day. No big deal. Right? But I spend at least 4 hours a day typing and clicking. Whether it’s writing for this blog, researching or just responding to emails, I click, roll, zoom and drag a lot. Fortunately, I didn’t let the dumb broken mouse stop me. This time it was my mouse but, in life, little obstacles come up that try to...
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Meet My Very Good Friend Tabata

Figure 1: "What the Hell Was THAT!!!" Image provided: http://www.fullvelocityfitness.com/
A Tabata is a high-intensity workout protocol that has fitness benefits. It is also a very short workout. Is it like circuit training? Is it like CrossFit? It is a bit of both. Tabata training is attractive because it saves a lot of time for people. It offers the maximum benefit within the least amount of...
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