Category Archives: Nutrition

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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So this is Dragon Boating?

So what is this dragon boating all about? When looking to get into Dragon boating, you will be told by the experienced dragon boaters that it is a sport that is easy to learn, easy to do and easy on the wallet. And this is true - ish. Dragon boat club memberships cost a lot less than the average gym membership. The boat and a paddle are usually supplied by...
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Fueling up for a Regatta

Featured image supplied by HoneyPedia So you have an upcoming Regatta and you want to know if your diet leading up to race day can affect your performance? And if so, what, how much and when should you eat to get the most out of your body on the day? We all know that for professional athletes, their diet is integral to their lifestyle. But...
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6 Mistakes Every Dragon Boater Makes

Whether you’ve just started in the world of paddling, we can guarantee that you are making paddling mistakes without even realising it. These mistakes are all easily made, but each one can seriously damage your performance. Here’s what to look out for, and how to avoid them. You’re too tense A relaxed paddler is an efficient paddler. Tensing up while you race leads to poor form, which...
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