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Nordictrack RW900 Rower Issues!! Beware!!

Purchased a Nordictrack RW900 rower in October with limited use since purchase.

Here are the issues:

Rower tension on my unit is way too strong on level 1 compared to friend who has same rower and a floor model at local shop. Or any rower for that matter on lowest …

Queens Sport Elite Athlete Program

On Monday 25th January, Queens Sport invites current and prospective students with a strong sporting background to apply for their Elite Athlete Program.

Rowing Ireland and Queens recently entered into a partnership agreement and saw former Rowing Ireland Talent Development Coach John Armstrong appointed as Head Rowing Coach for Queens …

UK - Entry level rower

I’m looking to get back into good shape but can’t justify buying a Concept2 so am looking for any cheaper alternatives. I’m struggligg to find one of thats well regarded for around the £500 mark. Ideally an Air rower and it doesn’t need to have heart monitors. I’d rather follow …

Rowers selected for FBD Insurance “Make a Difference” Programme


High-Performance Athletes, Margaret Cremen, Lydia Heaphy and Aoife Casey have been selected to receive additional funding through the programme.

The Olympic Federation of Ireland, in conjunction with official sponsor FBD Insurance, have announced the recipients of the ‘Make A Difference’ …

Need help with pacing for 2k

Hey guys and gals. Beginner rower here who needs help/guidance with pacing. I’m a 38 year old, 6′ 195 lb male. I’m on week 19 of the beginner Pete’s plan and plan to test my 2k when I’m done. My goal is sub 7:00 min.

I’ve made good progress following …

Form/Technique check

Didn’t get a ton of replies when posting in the sticky. So trying here.

I am working on keeping my shins from going past vertical, heels down and trying not to lean back too far. How am I doing? Any other suggestions? Been rowing at the gym for a while …