Sage Advice from Laird Hamilton–With a Dose of Reality

I follow and respect Laird Hamilton, not only because he is a stand-up paddling pioneer, but also because he’s a guy around my age who looks great, is at the top of his game, and clearly puts his family first. I like his recent post about nutrition – it’s less than one page long, summarizes … More Sage Advice from Laird Hamilton–With a Dose of Reality

Core Stability for Indoor and Outdoor Rowing

During the early fall, there is an opportunity to reduce the focus on sport-specific training for rowing and work on cross-training and rebuilding parts of the body that have suffered over the high-intensity summer racing season. For CrossFitters and rowers alike, there is also an opportunity to do some injury-proofing before changing over to indoor … More Core Stability for Indoor and Outdoor Rowing

Durability Test for Kahuna Big Stick Land Paddle (and Paddler) !

Today was a glorious 50-degree day in New Jersey, which is highly unusual for January.  I had to break out the Kahuna Big Stick land paddle and longboard and go for a skate!  Unfortunately everyone else had the same idea.  I was coming down the biggest hill in Saddle River County Park, ripping fast, lining up … More Durability Test for Kahuna Big Stick Land Paddle (and Paddler) !