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DC U21 summer programs

I just found out this morning that I will be interning in the DC area this summer. I was wondering if anyone knows of a club there that has a summer program, preferably for lightweights. If not, does anyone have any suggestions on where I should turn to possibly find …

ID Camps

So I’m considering going to either/both the USRowing Junior Sweep and Sculling ID camps in Orlando and Sarasota respectively. I don’t expect to be picked up by the National team or any colleges because I’m not truly that fast (16 years old, 135lb, 1:53.8 split 2k) but my tech is …

Burning out early?

I’m finishing up my first year of university as a novice rower on the freshman team. At the beginning of the year it seemed fun and interesting, a way to work out and get a bit of competition. Now, eight months later, it turns out that I’m good. Because I’m …

What to do for recovery days during taper?

I’m currently 8 days away from my race (Next Friday is my final race of the season, this is posted Thursday) I’m doing a 3 x 4, 2 x 2, 1 x 4 workout (minutes) every two days decreasing rest until Monday and then bringing rest back up and decrease …

What to do for recovery days during taper?

I’m currently 8 days away from my race (Next Friday is my final race of the season, this is posted Thursday) I’m doing a 3 x 4, 2 x 2, 1 x 4 workout (minutes) every two days decreasing rest until Monday and then bringing rest back up and decrease …