Rowing News | Swimming for Rowers: A Primer

Rowing News | Swimming for Rowers: A Primer

STORY AND PHOTO BY LIZ HINLEY To add to your arsenal of cross-training tools, swimming can be a great option for rowers. In addition to the fact that knowing how to swim can be a safety benefit in the event of an untimely capsize.  Swimming, like rowing, is a...
Rowing News | Teaming Up With Good Nutrition

Rowing News | Teaming Up With Good Nutrition

BY NANCY CLARKPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER If you are a solo athlete, such as a singles rower (or a runner), the benefits that come from fueling your body wisely benefit you personally. If you hang out with rowing groups or teams, however, you might participate in social...
Rowing News | A Matter of Commitment

Rowing News | A Matter of Commitment

BY BILL MANNINGPHOTO BY ED MORAN Coaches help athletes learn to ask more of themselves. Most obviously, this involves helping rowers acquire the capacity to pull harder; to make a greater physical effort. Equally important, and often more satisfying, is coaching the...
Rowing News | Ten Seconds, Two Truths

Rowing News | Ten Seconds, Two Truths

BY MARLENE ROYLEPHOTO BY ED MORAN To keep tabs on your progress without having to go into the 2000-meter pain cave, fire off a quick 10-second peak-power test on the erg. If your peak wattage is going up, you are getting better. Your watts indicate the current limit...
Rowing News | Trot By All Means, But Don’t Be a Turkey

Rowing News | Trot By All Means, But Don’t Be a Turkey

BY LUKE REYNOLDSPHOTO BY SHERISE VD ON UNSPLASH Every year when the leaves begin to change, banners and promotional material begin  popping up at every gym, boathouse, and workplace advertising local turkey trots. Whether it’s a 5K or 10K, the trot is an excellent...
Rowing News | Beware the Turkey Trot

Rowing News | Beware the Turkey Trot

BY OLIVIA COFFEYPHOTO BY ED MORAN A turkey trot may seem like the perfect athletic accompaniment to your Thanksgiving holiday, a great excuse to spend the remainder of the day eating and watching football guilt-free. That’s what I thought on my first, and notably...

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