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Rowing Injuries

Rowing Injuries

Marlene and Rebecca discuss – Synching schedules. It’s the hardest thing for a masters group to figure out. – Injuries outside training What is a sporting injury? Anything that prevents you doing a full training load. And so a strained muscle, a stiff lower back or a hand blister can be part of you failing […]

Force Curves on rowing machine

Force Curves on rowing machine

Marlene and Rebecca welcome 2021 and discuss – plans for 2021 – force curves on the erg Timestamps to the show 01:00 Welcome back after the holidays 06:00 CeCe Aguda’s photo was featured in Rowing News. 11:00 Kathleen Heddle RIP – very interesting interview video with Marnie McBean https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/summer/rowing/olympics-kathleen-heddle-dead-at-55-1.5871976?cmp=rss 15:30 Plans for 2021 – what […]

Rowing Gratitude

Rowing Gratitude

Marlene and Rebecca discuss – Goodbye to all that – Review of the year & forward plans Timestamps to the show 02:00 Head of the Fish trophy 07:00 Rowing From 2020 Virtual Regatta – enter by 3 January on Regatta Central 09:00 Review of the year. We went weekly during Lockdown. Marlene’s favorite topic – […]

How to balance a single scull

Rebecca and Marlene discuss – The difference between exercising and training – Keeping balanced as a single sculler Timestamps to the show 01:00 Welcome. Marlene was teaching at the US Rowing Convention on Training for Life. She covered the effects of ageing on your rowing practice and keeping consistent training. 07:00 There’s a new Royle […]

Finger strength in rowing

Finger strength in rowing

Marlene and Rebecca tackle – exercises to improve finger and forearm strength – how to build aerobic base while training for the CrashBs Timestamps to the show 04:00 Marlene is presenting at the US Rowing Convention on Training for Life Exercises for fingers and forearm strength. We got this question Could you recommend some exercises […]