Rowing Gloves – yes or no?

Rowing Gloves – yes or no?

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe. – Rowing Gloves yes or no? – Pin spacers how high? – Water or sports drinks in the boat? Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps Listener Questions answered 01:00 This past week we […]

Replacing scull grips

Replacing scull grips

How to put new grips on your sculls. Possibly the bit of boat maintenance most likely to make you laugh out loud. Discussion on capsizing in cold weather. Timestamps 05:28 This Past Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing. Facebook discussion on capsizing in cold weather https://www.facebook.com/groups/595853370615544/permalink/1658366544364216/ The discussion about capsizing from […]

Rowing and bulimia

Rowing and bulimia

We dive into the challenging topic of eating disorders in rowers including revelations from one listener about his bulimia. Timestamps to the show 02:00 This Past Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing. Reading ROAR by Stacy Sims. 10:00 What’s in the April program on Faster Masters? 1k and 5k programs. Technique […]

Create rowing training groups

Create rowing training groups

Creating rowing training groups which encompass athletes of different speeds and skill levels is a big challenge for a rowing coach. You may find different ways of doing this from setting crews comprising faster and slower athletes so the average boat speed is similar, to setting off your slowest crews first and allowing the faster […]

2k race strategies

2k race strategies

What should you do in the 3rd 500 meters of a 2k race? Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe. Timestamps to the show 06:00 This Past Week – things we do to advocate for and advance masters rowing around the world. […]

Get fit learning to row

Get fit learning to row

Getting fit while learning to row and scull is challenging because learning how to handle the oars is more difficult than most people think. Until you have good bladework skills you will likely find it hard to grow aerobic fitness from your on-water exercise.  Do not get frustrated because we have recommendations. Firstly, you need […]

Rowing Cross Training

Rowing Cross Training

Rebecca and Marlene discuss: – How does cross training fit in? Pluses and cautions – Force curves – common observations – Listener Calls Timestamps to the show 06:00 This Past Week – what we’ve been doing to advocate for Masters Rowing Marlene’s coaching correspondence included an athlete who was under-performing and concerned about making progress. […]