Rowing

17 Tips for Getting Better at Rowing

Follow this list of tips and you'll be a more efficient, less injured, and happier rower. You'll have more left for the other elements in your workouts, too.

Everybody Hates the Ergometer

Split times, stroke rates, damper settings - oh my! Here's a run down on what you need to know to be a more efficient and powerful athlete on the rower.

10 Articles to Improve Your Rowing

From outdoor rowing to group classes, rowing has gained in popularity in recent years. Here are 10 articles just for the rowing fans out there.

Respect the Rower: An Argument for the Ergometer

In many years in fitness, I think I'd been on a rowing machine maybe twice. I recently got some serious instruction and realized how amazing it is. Here's why I think people miss out on rowing.

Rowing Tips and Drills from Olympic Medalist Magda Fularczyk

Earlier this month I found myself in the company of Olympic bronze medal rower Magda Fularczyk. I asked her for tips on how to improve my rowing technique. Here's what she had to offer.

Isometric Exercises Just Prior to Rowing Improve Sprint Times

Post-activiation potentation, or PAP. Lifting heavy and sprinting hard. Turns out the lifting heavy part helps you go faster. Now science examines isometric PAP and rowing sprints with good results.

Weight Training Increases Leg Power in Elite Rowers

If you're a rower and you want to get stronger, without getting bigger, how do you that? Is the practice of resisted on-water rowing the best, or should you be hitting the weight room?

2 Numbers That Will Make You a Better Rower

If you ran in public the way you row, you'd be scared of yourself. Here are two tools that, if you master, will guarantee success and PRs in rowing: stroke rates and split times.

The 17 Commandments of Rowing - My Journey From Hate To Happiness

I used to hate rowing, but then I actually learned how to do it properly...and I fell in love. Read these 17 tips on how to become a more efficient and happier rower.

A Short Biomechanical Evaluation of Two Rowing Training Methods

If you have ever experienced on-water rowing as a sport or a training method, you immediately notice the difference in rowing on a body of water versus an indoor rowing machine.

Supplemental High Intensity Rowing and Combat Sports

Indoor rowing is rapidly gaining popularity among recreational and elite athletes. Rowing specific gyms like Josh Crosby’s Indo-Row, are now popping up around the country.

Josh Crosby Talks Benefits of Indoor Rowing

Like spinning before it, rowing has gone from being a competitive outdoor sport to one of the growing new trends in group exercise. At the forefront of this movement is coach Josh Crosby.

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