Thoughts on strength training for rowing

I just wanted to hear different opinions on this. I have rowed for a long time now and serious strength training with intended progression seems almost nonexistent in the sport despite the fact that strength is actually quite important in rowing. (If it wasnt we wouldnt need to separate light …

Rowing Ireland October E-Zine

The latest edition of the Rowing Ireland E-Zine is available here

You will find all the latest news from across the country, a round-up of the 2014 season, High Performance updates, safety news, nutrition, interviews with rowers and staff, and lots more.

If you would like to contribute to the …

DIY monitor for DIY - dynamic erg

I’m starting a DIY erg project, both for the fun of it and because ergs are quite expensive here in Brazil. There are some designs ate http://openergo.webs.com/ and I’m thinking about a dynamic erg.

Although designs for the mecanical parts are straight forward, I need a cheap, open source, solution …

Ulster Talent Development Programme

Rowing Ireland is seeking applications from athletes interested in testing for the Talent Development Programme based in Belfast.  Applications are welcome from existing rowers of up to 3 years competitive rowing experience, beginners with no competitive experience and Non-Rowers, who can demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria for testing …

not sure where or what to do...

Hey guys, I’m from Southern California… and I’m facing a difficult decision. I am a light girl, and I think I row as a lightweight… anyways… I joined a novice team but the team is really bad in terms of focus and discipline, and always slacks off. being this far …

Weight in college lightweight recruiting

I am currently a junior(male) in high school, and lately I’ve been thinking a lot about college recruitment. Right now I weigh 145 pounds at 5’8. I was wondering if my relatively light weight will benefit me in the recruitment process?

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Can I make lightweight?

So, with the end of the Fall Season, I have new inspiration. I want to make lightweight for the spring.

Currently, I am 6’2”, about 167 Pounds, male. I feel like a have a decent amount of fat on my body that I could lose, but I don’t know if …