Rowing training and caring for kids & elders

Rebecca and Marlene discuss
– US Rowing Conference
– Training while caring for kids and elders
– Upcoming Masterclass Transitioning to Winter Rowing

Timestamps

02:00 Family Quads at the Bennett Shield Regatta

masters rowing, quad scull, family quad race,

The Brake Family Quad

04.30 inter squad fun races – with nickels and quarters as prizes
07:45 Transitioning to Winter training masterclass – sign up

09:00 US Rowing conference Wednesday December 9th 2020 the Training day. Marlene is talking on Training for Life at 12.45 EST. See the full schedule.
https://rowcon2020.sched.com/

17.oo Training while caring for kids or elders
19:30 Rowers can be very generous – they give their all. Take care of yourself first. Boundaries are needed – scheduling is a problem. Be as consistent as you can.
Reduce cortisol levels by training regularly. Choose from erg / walk / stretch / row on water.
22:00 Don’t give up on structure. Commit to 30 minutes a day.
Resources in a past episode we covered
https://rowing.chat/rowing-training-while-raising-kids/

What can you delegate? Cleaning, gardening, shopping?
24:00 Use the travel circuit suggestions which we covered in this episode.
https://youtu.be/oivuKUmpkrU?t=906
Set up a nice home rowing gym
https://fastermastersrowing.com/the-perfect-home-rowing-gym/

Dionne is “super-Mom” she trains around her kids naps and their sport sessions.
28:00 Run with the kids to school and then you run home alone.
30:00 Protect and defend your time. The beautiful word called “NO”.
Find some regular training partners who can sub in for you at the last minute if something comes up.
35:00 Erg Studio at home – make it a nice place to be.
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