Kitesurfing is a sport that can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of experience or level of fitness. As long as you have a kite and a windsurfer, you can start kitesurfing! Kitesurfing offers an amazing range of benefits that can make it one of the most fun sports to participate in.
Kitesurfing in El Gouna Egypt is great for exercise. In fact, according to the International Kitesurfing Federation (IKF), kitesurfing is one of the most physically active sports. The IKF report that people who participate in kitesurfing are likely to expend more than three times the number of calories as people who don’t participate in any sport. This is because kitesurfing requires a lot of cardio-vascular exercise, including running, jumping and climbing.
Kitesurfing is also good for your mental health. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), people who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking are less likely to experience psychological problems than those who don’t engage in these activities. The APA report that participation in physical activity has been linked with reductions in anxiety and depression symptoms.
There are many different types of kites available, so it's important to find one that is suited to your skill level and wind conditions. Make sure you have a kite that can fly at least 30 meters (98 feet) high.