lactic acid

DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) – What it is and How to Treat it

If you’re new to the fitness world, you may not know about the “muscle fever” that plagues athletes and exercisers all over the world. “Muscle fever” makes your muscles tender and tired and, in severe cases, can put you out of the gym for a few days.  Scientists have been studying this phenomenon for decades, …

DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) – What it is and How to Treat it Read More »

The Art of Recovery: Part I

“…to recover you should drink till you pee clear… After sessions, I usually aim to have a quickly digested protein such as a good whey protein in 600ml of water, then 600ml of sports drinks (sports drinks usually contain glucose which is rapidly converted to muscle glycogen and electrolytes) and then water until I am fully …

The Art of Recovery: Part I Read More »

Sarah Gibbs: High Rate Training Before British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC)

“A good 2km stroke rate would be over 30, mine is around 32-33 and to be able to pull that stroke rate for 6-8 mins needs practice and training, not only physical but mental too…”  read on. So you’ve entered the British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC) and now you’re pushing on with your 2km or 500m training. …

Sarah Gibbs: High Rate Training Before British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC) Read More »

How to get a back and shoulders like an Olympic rower

How to get a back and shoulders like an Olympic rower

Most rowers have huge backs. Each and every muscle trained to propel a boat down the river in a constant, linear, back-and-forth movement. It also looks pretty good with a shirt on top. The owner of a particularly impressive back is James Cracknell. Sitting next to the double-Olympic champion in a golf buggy as we tour …

How to get a back and shoulders like an Olympic rower Read More »

Rowing – 2000 Metres of Pure Pain

WorldRowingFISA It is important to get out of the starting block quickly and then get into a good rhythm in the middle of the race once you do 50 or 60 strokes the pain starts you know that the pain is going to come so how are you can to handle it? The pain will …

Rowing – 2000 Metres of Pure Pain Read More »

%d bloggers like this: