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 …

Take a break?

I’ve been rowing seriously for the past two years. I joined our comp crew a few months ago and after head season I’m spent. Going to the boathouse isn’t fun right now. I don’t even have the excitement in the early morning, which I usually really enjoy. I’m taking some …

My coach disagrees with r/rowing - need some reassurance

I checked with my (21M, 154lbs, 6:50) coach about doing 2×45′ SS (2:10-15 @ 155-160bpm) 5-6 days a week on top of regular training (4 water, 2 weights, 1 erg). He said that instead of SS I should do just 30′ at higher pressure/lower splits to ‘get those numbers down’. …

concept ergo: bad, bad, bad.

This year my rowing club got a new prof coach. Last year we trained on the basic C2 ergs quite a lot. Like 3 out of 6 trainings a week. However, this profcoach says rowing on a concept 2 erg is bad because the technique is different from what you’re …