Elite marathon canoe racer, Steve Corlew, weighs in on the benefits of the Paddling Adapter:
I have been using the Vermont Waterways paddling erg now for quite some time. I can tell you that the workout and technique training that I get is far superior to anything on the market today. After only a few strokes on the machine I had a big grin on my face. The reason is because of the machine’s ability to engage both the upper and lower arms during the stroke. Most other machines have the resistance pulley very low near the level of the bottom hand, this makes for an unnatural stroke. The Vermont Waterways resistance pulley is located between your top and bottom hand which allows you to drive with the top arm engaging the core as you paddle.
See our testimonials page for Steve’s complete comments.