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Race Plans for head racing

Race Plans for head racing

Getting ready to race takes a lot of practice. Fortunately come head racing season there are a lot of different events where you can practice and improve. As masters we enjoy the challenge of long distance rowing races and accept that we need to plan our training and practice before racing hard, Rowing winter peak […]

Hurry Slowly

Hurry Slowly

At last you can start rowing on the water again. Your instincts tell you to seize your oars and row, rejoicing that erging is over once again. No doubt it feels good to go pump out a 15k, toss in some starts, and sweat. You’ll be euphoric; you’ll probably also have blisters, sore muscles, balance […]

Managing Your Rowing Life

Masters training and age-specific concerns From post-university rowers in their 20s to those in their 90s masters rowing encompasses a spectrum of ages, abilities, and events geared to each group. Just as there is no “cookbook” approach to an elite athlete’s program, there is none for a masters athlete either. Each has their own goals […]

Sculling oar lengths for masters

Sculling oar lengths for masters

Ask Me Anything (AMA). We answer live questions from masters rowers. Several included questions about oars and rigging for masters – specifically how long your sculling oars should be and what the ratio of outboard to inboard is ideal and whether that changes for different oar shapes, Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ We […]