Sculling to lose weight

Sculling to lose weight

Marlene and Rebecca discussed Timestamps 03:00 Rethinking the Olympics – what’s the purpose of it? Striving to achieve the highest potential you can. Dame Katherine Grainger on rethinking the Olympics https://open.spotify.com/episode/1VG3FAbAVWZsUIYKqBbFFn?si=efZQWup1TNa2sc8iRY1sLQ 07:50 The Economist asks if electronic sports should be included in the Olympics https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/06/27/why-the-next-olympics-should-include-fortnite 16:15 Volker Nolte on the Olympics https://rowing.chat/volker-nolte/ 21:00 Sculling to […]

Rowing drills – when and why to use

Rowing drills – when and why to use

Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss drills as part of rowing practice for masters rowers. Timestamps 03:00 Silicone wedding ring Silicone wedding rings Men https://amzn.to/2V5tIqH Women https://amzn.to/2YjEbRp 06:50 Carol Daley’s question I’d  like to  hear  Marlene Royle, Rowing Coach discuss  a  little  more  in  depth  about  inboard  and  its relationship  to  rigging. Goal of rigging […]

How to row in rough water

How to row in rough water

Marlene and Rebecca kick into a discussion on how to row on rough water. This is one of the biggest challenges that new rowers face.   It is hard because feeling unbalanced makes you tense up, shorten your stroke and feel anxious. All these things contribute you to having a WORSE experience of rowing in rough […]

Run a scrimmage regatta

Run a scrimmage regatta

It’s our FIRST birthday. Marlene and Rebecca started Faster Masters Rowing a year ago. Timestamps to the show 06:00 Frequency of episodes – should we stay weekly or revert to monthly? Let us know in the comments. 07:50 Ideas for substitute camps and regattas. Plan a weekend camp at your club. Friday potluck supper, Saturday […]

Oarsmen versus Rowers

Oarsmen versus Rowers

What is the difference between an oarsman and a rower? Aside from definitions of nouns, most of us in the sport intrinsically know that there is a difference.  Marlene and Rebecca try to pin down a definition using examples. Anyone who is experienced will have an opinion on this topic.  But what is the true […]

Getting into a single scull

Getting into a single scull

Rebecca Caroe and Marlene Royle talk single sculling and the difference between balance and stability. Sponsors Please help us by clicking on these links and sharing with your friends Listener survey https://rowing.chat/sponsor/listener-survey/ Blake Gourlay The movement of Rowing book offer discount https://rowing.chat/sponsor/blake-gourlay-book/ William Mahoney shirt maker for athletes and discount coupon https://rowing.chat/sponsor/william-mahoney/ Timestamps to the […]

Rowing gratitude during lockdown

Rowing gratitude during lockdown

Faster Masters Rowing podcast for surviving training during Lockdown. Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe focus on gratitude and enjoying the process Sponsors First a big thank you to our sponsors – if you can click on ONE of these it will help us stay online. https://www.rowing.chat/sponsors/ Shirts from William Mahoney for athletic men https://www.williammahoney.us/pages/rowing-chat-1 RowingChat […]

Is the end of lockdown in sight?

Is the end of lockdown in sight?

Faster Masters Rowing podcast for surviving training during Lockdown. Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe ask – is the end in sight? Sponsors First a big thank you to our sponsors – if you can click on ONE of these it will help us stay online. https://www.rowing.chat/sponsors/ Shirts from William Mahoney for athletic men https://www.williammahoney.us/pages/rowing-chat-1 RowingChat […]

Hip Mobility for Masters

Hip Mobility for Masters

Marlene and Rebecca continue their series supporting masters rowers who are training at home during lockdown. See all our Covid 19 resources for rowers including Jo Francou’s exercises which she discusses in the episode. First a big thank you to our sponsors – if you can click on ONE of these it will help us […]