Get Your Stroke Rate Up!

Tips for training and rowing in the heat and how to transition to racing at high stroke rates Faster Masters Rowing Radio July 2019 is hosted by Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe.  They write monthly training programs for masters rowers at www.fastermastersrowing.com 0:00 Introduction and summary of what’s in the July Faster Masters training program […]

Practicing racing starts

Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss food and nutrition for rowers and how to practice racing starts. Nutrition – from Nancy Clark’s seminar “Sports Nutrition: Clarifying the confusion about what’s best to eat”.  The link below is to the 5th edition of Nancy’s classic book.  Rowing Chat has an affiliate link code.  A more recent […]

Steering a rowing boat

Steering a rowing boat

Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss how to fit training into a busy schedule; Steering coxless boats and 1k race plans. How to fit working out into your work day Inspired by Concept2 article https://www.concept2.com/news/how-to-fit-working-out-your-workday? Just move- walking, taking the stairs, standing meetings, meetings on the bikeErg Schedule it- Put a class or your sacred workout […]

Head racing for masters

Head racing for masters

Faster Masters Podcast March in which Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss Head Racing and training for long distance races. Events coming up:Head of the River (Masters, Women and Men) and the Heineken Regatta including 2,500m, 250m, 5k. On-water trials for crew selection – focusing on eightsTapering for the head raceHead Race Guide free ebook […]

Making winter ergs fun

Making winter ergs fun

Faster Masters Podcast January in which Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss: How to make winter erging fun. Using the ergometer as a technique tool as preparation for going back on the water. Tip #1 create an inspiring environment.  Here’s Marlene’s home ergo studio Goal setting for winter Shifting your Christmas pounds January Inspiration – […]