The erg builds strength, but it’s no substitute for a well-designed weight program.
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Where did that quick movement into the catch come from? Blame the Speed Boss.
March and early April in New England are the equivalent to the third 500 of any 2k—that section of the race we rowers lovingly deem “no-man’s land.” Why? For one, it’s often brutal outside. And in many spots, it becomes a waiting game for the ice to melt so you can finally take some strokes in a boat after a long season hammering it out on the rowing machine.
Prepare all you want. Some races require you going where you haven’t before.
How to reach and teach athletes with varied learning styles.
Late in 2017 a video surfaced on YouTube showing a man rowing a single. He carefully demonstrated the rowing stroke, focusing on the release. Yet when his hands approached his…