We think a lot at Hoox about the benefits of being near the water and the concept of What The Water Gave Us.
We know the healing benefits of the outdoors and fishing, in particular, has additional reasons to pick up your rod and head to the river.
Fishing on the bank can help you burn more calories, up to 200 calories per hour, which is not insignificant. In a kayak, you'll be slamming way more. It gives your arms, back, core and legs a great workout and your brain sharp.
The peacefulness of fishing is proven to reduce anxiety. The outdoors can give you relaxation with its quiet, feeling the wind on your face and a chance to breathe. It's a great way to relax with friends and family or on your own.
Fish are an excellent source of nutrition and research shows that eating fish can save your eyesight, decrease the risk of asthma, protect your skin from UV-rays and cut your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis in half. Some research suggests that eating a fish-heavy diet could even help reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Fishing allows us to shed the life of phones, works and pressure, even for an hour, its worth it.