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My Year in Sport - 2020

My Year in Sport – 2020

British Rowing-Interesting Facts

British Rowing – Interesting Facts

Mohamed Sbihi has set a new British 2km Record in Lockdown

Mohamed Sbihi has set a new British 2km Record in Lockdown

Moe has set a new GB Rowing Team record after teammate Tom George broke the 5:40 barrier. Read on…

Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge – The ‘Ailish Sheehan All Stars’ Team

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Mind Games – Olympian Annie Vernon Talks Sport Psychology

Olympic silver medalist Annie Vernon talks about her book Mind Games – a fascinating window into the psyche of elite athletes and coaches Anna Watkins and Annie Vernon (c) Annie Vernon Rowing & Regatta magazine asked Annie Vernon about Mind Games, her book on the psychology of elite athletes. Read on to find out more. …

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Never Too Old For Indoor Rowing

Never Too Old For Indoor Rowing

38 competitors over the age of eighty (80) entered the ‘World Rowing Indoor Sprints’ hosted in March 2019. Indoor rowing is for all ages but having an 80+ entering the competition is inspiring to say the least. British record holder Heidi Richards only started indoor rowing three years ago. She got silver at the ‘World …

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Olympic Rower Vicky Thornley on Training Smart

In the 2018 season, Vicky Thornley suffered from overtraining syndrome (OTS), which prevented her from racing at the World Rowing Championships. The Olympic silver medallist shares her thoughts on how you can maximise your training, while avoiding overtraining. Read on for Vicky’s five areas to focus on: 1 – Training zones Use your heart rate and work out …

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The Three Rs-Rest, Refueling and Recovery for Rowers

Former GB Rowing Team physiologist Craig Williams provides advice on how you can reap more rewards from your training sessions. Read on… Your training approach is dictated by the recovery methods you employ. Getting the basics right – consistently – is crucial to any training programme. Following the simple formula of refueling, rehydrating and getting good rest …

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Should your Diet change as you get Older?

Jacqueline Birtwisle advises on nutrition for older rowers Marcus Bevan rows with Maidenhead Rowing Club’s veterans. He has turned 60 and would like to know if there are any age-related changes to consider with his diet? Marcus’s typical weekday 07.30 Bran flakes/muesli with milk. Mug of tea10.00 Mug of tea with semi-skimmed milk12.00 Large bowl …

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Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Championships 2018 – The Largest Indoor Rowing Competition in the World

Saturday, 8 December saw over 2,000 competitors take part in the 2018 Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Championships. With 120 races over 83 events it officially became the biggest indoor rowing event in the world. Racing started at 9am and went on non-stop into the evening, culminating in the men’s 4,000m relay event. The team relays …

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