Get The Core You’ve Always Wanted On This Kayak Adventure In Costa Rica

This holiday trip through the islands of Costa Rica could be the six pack workout you need.


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Yes, Kayaking Can Give You Killer Abs

Kayaking is a core shredder, period. The continual twisting-torso motion needed to efficiently power you forward means an hour on the water will see you target more core muscle groups than during the same time in the gym. What better way to do that than in a tropical forest setting, searching for turtles, monkeys and sloths?

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Costa Rica is that place. The spectacular Tortuguero (‘turtle catcher’) National Park is a network of marshy, forested islands connected by channels, and is home to river turtles, spectacled caiman, Southern river otters, over 50 species of freshwater fish, and spider, howler and capuchin monkeys – as well as hundreds of birds.

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G Adventures – Costa Rica Kayak Adventure

G Adventures operates guided trips that take in the best of Tortuguero and other rivers and lakes, and supply all kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding equipment. Their 9 day Costa Rican Kayaking Adventure allows travellers to glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit three of the country’s hot spots in a kayak. Suitable for beginner and more experienced kayakers. You can also experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level – perfect for the nature lovers.

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