Category Archive: Rowing

Shane Farmer Rowing Videos


How to Row – the 4 Basic Positions The 4 Basic positions are the: Catch Drive Release Recovery Moving from the 11 o’clock position to the 1 o’clock position. How to Row –… Continue reading

How to take a perfect stroke? Rowers on the ultimate search for perfection


Greg Searle (GBR), World and Olympic Champion states: “To make the boat go fast: row a long stroke pull hard how many strokes you do per minute be efficient and be together” “In… Continue reading

10 things no one tells you before you take up rowing 


In this article Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell explains everything you need to know before taking up rowing​ – from binge eating to surviving rainstorms of maggots ​ (click on the photo below… Continue reading

Tom Courtney offers Rowing Tips 


Getting started Thinking of making the transition from rowing machine to boat? Tom Courtney has coached everyone from novices to world champions, and here offers his key tips for those keen to dip… Continue reading

Charles Eugster, The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape


Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower, and wakeboarder. He also claims to be so healthy that his formerly grey pubes have turned brown again. Charles Eugster is the… Continue reading

Longevity Secrets of ‘Super Agers’: Life at 90 and Beyond


WebMD looks at characteristics that healthy 90 and 100-year-olds have in common. Super-Agers: Life at 90 and Beyond How can you attain a long, robust life? Researchers are studying the habits of 90-year-olds… Continue reading

Guide To Henley Royal Regatta | Gillette World Sport


Olympic Champions, current competitors and the whole of the rowing world see’s Henley Royal Regatta as one of the most important dates in any rowers calendar. With words from Sir Steve Redgrave and… Continue reading

Perfect Rowing Technique with the Canadian Olympic Rowing Team | Gillette World Sport


Training up to: Strokes/ minute: 35 – 40 spm Heart rate: 190

While You Were Sleeping…


Top Rowing Athletes and their Motivation to Strive for Excellence


Katherine COPELAND (GBR), Mohamed SBIHI (GBR), Augustin MAILLEFER (SUI), Andrew TRIGGS HODGE (GBR), Alex GREGORY (GBR), George NASH (GBR), Max PLANER (GBR) & Maximilian REINELT (GER) talk about their motivation from day to… Continue reading

Tips from Elite Rowers on Rowing Technique


Elite rowers Martin & Valent Sinkovic (CRO), Stany Delayre & Jeremie Azou (FRA) and Emma Twigg (NZL) explain how they achieve the best rowing technique.

The Best Piece of Gym Equipment You’re Not Using


by SARA HENDERSHOT* Overview The rowing machine. You’ve seen it in the corner of countless gyms, lonely and unused. So what is this thing? How do you use it? And why should you… Continue reading