What and How Much Does a Rower Eat

British Rowing-Interesting Facts

British Rowing – Interesting Facts

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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Signs you're not getting enough Protein

1/11 How Much Do You Need? You should get a minimum of 10% of your daily calories from protein. (For a target of grams, multiply your weight in pounds by 0.36.) And you want it from a variety of sources throughout the day: A tub of low-fat Greek yogurt for breakfast has about 20 grams; …

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How to Fuel for an Indoor Rowing Race

Rowing & Regatta nutritionist Jacqueline Birtwisle shares her tips on how to fuel in the lead up to and on race day, just in time for the British Rowing Indoor Championships. It is the perfect time to start thinking about how to fuel your race day. Your meal the night before A pasta or rice based …

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10 things no one tells you before you take up rowing

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. 1. Henry Ford would have loved rowing Ford’s infamous quote “You can have any colour as long as it’s black” perfectly applies to rowing with only the smallest …

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How Much Water Should You Drink?

You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day? There’s no evidence to back that up. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and that women get 91 ounces, but that includes water from all foods and beverages. Most people get enough hydration unless they’re exposed …

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Rowing – What and How Much Does a Rower Eat

How Much Does an Elite Rower Really Eat? Australian Rowing Team’s Lead Nutritionist Bronwen Lundy takes us through the average food consumption of Australia’s top rowers while also sharing some helpful tips for up and coming rowers. Source: Rowing Australia Fuel: Row to Rio #7 In ‘Fuel’ see how important food is to the GB …

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