From the United States to Italy, today the best way to surf is the Paddleboard. This fitness novelty “it’s an amazing workout” said Mr. Barco, a 35-year-old from Queens. “You can really feel it in the upper body. I definitely want to do it again.” The researchers of the Kayak Manhattan Company, in collaboration with BTS Bioengineering and the Rutgers University, are using BTS G-SPORT in order to have an objective and accurate evaluation of the muscular quality of the upper limbs during a paddleboard session. “Through this device it is possible to communicate with people more effectively and to known which muscles are activate”, said Carey Bond an instructor from the Manhattan Kayak Company. With the acquired data it is possible to calculate the force, the power and the work exerted. It is really a great opportunity for those who want to improve their physical abilities.
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If you want to know more see also: http://www.btsbioengineering.com/4479/the-hottest-trend-of-the-moment-the-paddleboarding-at-rutgers-university-with-bts-freeemg/