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To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Yoga

The best places to surf, stay and eat on Portugal's coast

Veerle Helsen spent six months touring the coasts of north-west Spain and Portugal in her campervan and with a surfboard. Her book Surf & Stay documents the trip in photos: the places to stay, eat at and visit, as well as the beaches. In this extract we’ve focused on the Portuguese coast, picking …

European Travel

Flipboard

The Back Pain Repair Manual

Don't rely on the Advil bottle anymore.<p>If you’ve ever, like me, relied on an Advil bottle to get you through a weekend project, you know how frustrating back pain can be. You don’t need to be a bricklayer to feel beat up. Being handy is tough on the body.<p>"Gravity is always pulling down, making our …

Patagonia’s Beautiful New Surf Film

Stop what you're doing and watch "Never Town" now<p>Patagonia just released “Never Town,” a full-length surf film serving as a reminder that even the …

Swimming Workouts That Build Strength

Swimming is commonly thought of as a cardiovascular workout—it challenges your heart and lungs as you repeatedly travel the length of the pool, …

Best Kayaking Around Detroit

Michigan is a water sport haven. Detroit itself is a boating paradise. Between the Great Lakes, the smaller inland lakes and freighter channels, and …

Trip Report: Devils Beckon at the Apostles

<b>Words and photos by Benjamin Polley</b><p>I searched for Doug as he disappeared behind the rise of a wave. Swells came from all directions. The wind took …

Kayak Chicago

Take a tour of Chicago from the unique perspective of your own kayak. Paddle through the "canyons" on the Chicago River and learn about the …

Chicago River

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 8: Calling For Help

<i>Canoe & Kayak has partnered with the United States Coast Guard and major paddlesports brands to bring you this episode of our 8-part Safer Paddling</i> …

This Saddle-Shaped School Chair Encourages Kids to Sit Up Straight and Pay Attention

For a lot of adventurers, a day of kayaking often involves first strapping a full-size kayak to the roof of a car and sometimes carrying it overland. …

Florida Kayaking: Honeymoon Island to Caladesi Island

Florida Kayaking: Honeymoon Island to Caladesi Island<p>Updated on December 9, 2017<p>Our travels along the west coast of Florida have yielded some …

Kayaking in the Bahamas is a great way to explore | CNN Travel

Rides: Mike Robertson’s Eddyline Denali

Mike Robertson has big feet. Being size 13, that’s a lot of foot to cram into a boat. And aching toes at the end of a day on the water was a kayaking …

Intro to Rock Gardening: Essential Gear

<b>Boats</b><br>There are many types of kayaks that can be used for rock gardening. My boat of choice for a trip will be determined by where I am heading and …

Expedition follows fabled crossing from Greenland to Scotland

In an era when it’s harder and harder to knock off legitimate “firsts” in paddling, this summer two Brits are tackling a doozy. In June, British …

Featured Destination: The 2016 Key West Paddle Classic

For nearly two decades, paddlers have gathered at the southern tip of Florida each year for a 12-mile group paddle around the island of Key West. The …

Key West

(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Squamish, B.C.

<b>Story and Video by David Jackson / Photos by Steve Rogers</b> <br>The assignment was pretty straightforward: Tap into the rich paddling scene of Squamish, …

Resting Your Sea Legs: Four Places to Kayak Around San Francisco

These four local shops are prepared to help you kayak off into the sunset. <b>San Francisco: Kayak & Adventures</b>Knot-up your board shorts and double-check …

San Francisco

Rock Gardening Video: The Hazards of Filming

In recent years, the use of POV action cameras has skyrocketed in the paddling community. We attach them to our bodies and boats so our hands are …

Meet a Water Trail: Michigan’s Island Loop Route

If you're looking to pack diverse paddling into a 10.2-mile run, consider Port Huron Island Loop Route National Water Trail near the base of …

What’s in Helen Wilson’s Kayak Kit Bag?

I don’t think that there’s a kayaker who hasn’t showed up for a paddle missing an important piece of gear. Whether it’s the forgotten helmet for a …

Photo Essay: Chanterelles & Kerouac

<b>STORY AND PHOTOS BY FREYA FENNWOOD</b><p>Wind is whipping through the big-leaf maples, sprinkling yellow leaves and bits of green sphagnum moss into the …

Six Classic Spring Paddling Destinations

<i>As the song goes, it’s been a long, long lonely winter. Now the sun is out and it’s finally time to celebrate the season we’ve all been waiting for.</i> …

A Quiet Revolution in Weather Forecasting

Smartphone users have come to expect yearly, if not monthly, updates to their software. With one click, bugs are eliminated, apps operate faster, and …

Stretches and Techniques to Alleviate Paddlers’ Back Pain

Imagine carving into a river right eddy: set your angle, paddle forward, lift your left hip and cruise into the slack water. Now, imagine rolling …

Video: Dialing in your Forward Stroke

Want some paddling advice? Watch this video. It may be relatively long and slow-paced compared to your average kayaking edit, but suck it up. We …

Extreme Sports

Intro to Rock Gardening: Hiding Places & Transition Zones

<b>Words, photos and videos by Bill Vonnegut</b><p><b>Hiding Places</b><p>As we discussed in a previous post, rock gardening requires constantly looking towards the …

Gardening

Intro to Rock Gardening: Strokes and Braces

<b>By Bill Vonnegut</b><p><b>Strokes</b><p>Being able to control your boat through turbulent water is key to paddling in rock gardens. But since shallow water or rocks …