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August 7, 2016

HiiT training can be beneficial in both an athletes off-season or training season. As the research below explains, it can also be a great economical way to stress the body and get just as much out of it as a training session that is 2-3x as long. Now, I am not endorsin...

July 25, 2016

Young athletes are a unique group. Their bodies are constantly growing and changing. Bones grow and muscles are forced to adapt to this growth. Muscle and fascia is forced to elongate to accommodate the longer bones. As we learned above, muscles go into a protective mo...

June 22, 2016

As women (finally!) take their rightful place next to the men in the iconic Oxford-Cambridge boat race, we speak to one woman to hear why she loves rowing so much.

Sound the claxon, it's a Big Moment (capital B, capital M) for women in sport. This weekend, for the fir...

June 16, 2016

We like circuit training for many reasons. There is also a great many ways to execute circuit training.

Be sure you get at least 12 different stations, alternating upper body and lower body and then full body. begin with 1:30 min of activity then :30-:45 off x 12. The y...

May 2, 2016

It was only a matter of time before rowing was discovered as the most efficient way to work out. And why not. Rowing involves practically every muscle in the body, has huge cardiovascular demands and is low impact on the joints. For the most exercise for the money look...

March 16, 2016


Struggling to figure out what you want to do for a workout on the indoor rowing machine?? The beauty of the erg is that you can structure a workout to fit any kind of goal, whether it be low steady state, high intensity interval training (HIIT), long interval anaerobi...

January 26, 2016

Rowing is growing and even the military is seeing its value as it trains our best! Along with circuit training, the indoor rower is the ultimate cardio blaster, but best when rowed correctly and with intensity to match the type of workout. Military Muscle columnist Bob...

December 4, 2015

Why do we always look for the easy way out? Getting in shape and improving athletic performance takes work – you sweat, you burn, you repeat. Training methods continue to evolve but they all have a common thread, hard work.

Zealots of high intensity interval training or...

October 23, 2015

Rowing requires a dynamic and powerful sequence of motion throughout the stroke. For women it is very important to utilize there natural strengths, i.e. the legs, hips and back. One form of off water training besides the indoor rower is the dead lift. Building strength...

March 11, 2015

Five Reasons the Young Rower Shouldn’t Drink an Energy Drink

Athletes use energy drinks to boost their energy before competition, re-hydrate

after a workout, improve attention and focus during school, “wake up,” or as a routine beverage at meals. Some just think it’s coo...

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