Kayaking Back Pain and Leg Numbness (Part 2)

Again, according to Isaac Newton’s Third Law whenever a body exerts a force on another body, the latter exerts a force equal magnitude and opposite direction on the former. This also means that when your torso’s entire weight is combined with the weight of your thighs, and together this weight pushes down against your seat, … Continue reading “Kayaking Back Pain and Leg Numbness (Part 2)”

Kayaking Back Pain and Leg Numbness (Part 1)

First, some basic mechanics: According to Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Action and Reaction, whenever a body exerts a force on another body, the latter exerts a force of equal magnitude and opposite direction on the former. In other words, when your legs push your feet against your kayak’s foot braces (or footrests) they also … Continue reading “Kayaking Back Pain and Leg Numbness (Part 1)”

Kayaks, Leg Numbness, Leg Pain and Sciatica

Kayaking, Leg Numbness, Leg Pain and Sciatica is the latest blog post on the new Painless Kayak Fishing blog. Something tells me that it’s going to make some people angry, but it’s also going to give food for thought to a lot more people – paddlers and fishermen who are either considering kayaks, using them, … Continue reading “Kayaks, Leg Numbness, Leg Pain and Sciatica”