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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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2019 World Rowing Virtual Indoor Sprints

EVENT INFORMATION Race 1,000 metres on the Concept2 Indoor Rower (Model A-E rowers only, no Dynamic or indoor rowers on Slides) at your club, gym, school or home March 6-10, 2019. Individuals should enter their time in their Concept2 Online Logbook by 12pm GMT on 12 March 2019. Events should send their results by email to ranking@concept2.com. If …

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Setting Up a Distance Interval Workout on a Concept2 Indoor Rower or SkiErg

Press any key > Workout > New Workout > Intervals > Intervals: Distance On the Main Menu, choose Select Workout. Select New Workout. Depending on your firmware version, either: Select Intervals and then select Intervals: Distance, or Select Intervals: Distance. On the Intervals: Distance window, set the work interval distance, rest interval time and PaceBoat/ PaceSkier, as desired: Choose plus or minus to increase/decrease the values …

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Greg Rutherford discovers whether he could make it as a rower

SAS Analytics, Britsih Rowing official data analytics partner, brought together Greg Rutherford and Morgan Lake to see if they had what it takes to make it as an elite rower. Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European long jump champion Greg Rutherford wowed British Rowing coaches recently when the 32-year-old tackled assessments that make up one of …

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What is tapering and how to do it?

GB Rowing Team Paralympic Pathway Talent ID and Invictus Games Coach Hannah Lawton explains What is tapering? “Most people don’t like to take time off and we always feel the need to train. We feel that the more we train the better we become. But the smart individual is the person who knows when to …

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Mat Fraser and Alex Anderson Do 15.5

Mat Fraser and Alex Anderson Do 15.5

Open Workout 15.527 – 21 – 15 – 9 27 Calorie Row 27 Thrusters 21 Calorie Row 21 Thrusters 15 Calorie Row 15 Thrusters 9 Calorie Row 9 Thruster Men use 95 lb and women use 65lb. 

The Best Piece of Gym Equipment You Are 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 give this machine a try? Bottom line: You won’t get a better full-body workout on any other piece of equipment in the …

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