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Exercise & Fitness
Grab your paddle
Paddle sports like canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding are great exercise for both the body and soul.
Summer is the ideal time for water activities. If you’re looking for a new and exciting way to enjoy the water, take up a paddle sport like kayaking, canoeing, or paddleboarding.
"Paddling sports help tone muscles that make everyday movements easier with less chance of injury," says Kathleen Salas, a physical therapist with Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers at Harvard-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. "Plus, they get you outside with nature, which supports your mental and emotional health."
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