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Coughing and Phlegm After Exercise

I have had this problem of coughing and getting lots of phlegm after hard workouts. I have usually ignored it thinking I was sick, but now after taking anti biotic, it is still persisting. I felt like I was going to cough up a lung after doing intervals a few …

Repainting Blades?

Our club team has some oars that have been pretty heavily used and the paint on the blades has seen its better day. We have a small budget and cannot afford any new oars, but we want them to look nice. So what might be the best way to repaint …

Help with weight loss

Hello, I’m 16 years old, 102kg and 1.945m, been rowing for almost a year now. Could anyone give me tips how to lose weight? Because no matter how little I eat i just can’t drop any weight and the more I train, the more weight I gain (probbably muscle, not …

Any asthmatic rowers with tips?

After suffering from breathing problems for the last year and over a half dozen trips to the doctor, I have been told it’s probably asthma. I’m trying to sort out getting the right inhaler and such, and I’m wondering if anyone here has asthma and how (if at all) it …

Any asthmatic rowers with tips?

After suffering from breathing problems for the last year and over a half dozen trips to the doctor, I have been told it’s probably asthma. I’m trying to sort out getting the right inhaler and such, and I’m wondering if anyone here has asthma and how (if at all) it …

Progression time line in a scull

Hello again r/Rowing I have one more question about the scull. What is a reasonable time line for progression in a single. With a few years of sweep experience ice now been sculling for a week. I’m still doing the majority of my rowing long and low with blades lightly …

Help with motivation?

So I’ve been rowing for a little over a year now, and I have honestly never been happier. I’m a senior in high school who previously had no direction in anything; nothing to really put time or effort into. I never enjoyed any sports but when I found rowing and …