Author Archives: spider

Cheap Rowing Machine in Canada?

Hi there,

I’m hoping to get a reply that isn’t “just get a Concept2” rower as every thread I read keeps convincing people to buy a $1200 rowing machine when their budget is $200-300.

I get it. They are the best. I should save up. Blah blah blah.

Totally get …

How do you pace Ascending Rate Intervals?

So I am doing Xeno’s training plan that I found online and in it he has this workout:

“3×7 4’2’1′ 20-22-24, 3’2’2′ 22-24-26, 3’2’1’1′ 24-26-28-30. This effort is 100%.”

First, how long would you rest in between 100% 7′ intervals? Equal time?

Second, I feel like all these rate changes …

Tips for outside boat+oar storage

Hi, we store out boats outside, and am just wondering if anyone who does the same has any tips for doing so. Do you keep your boats in bags and rig and de-rig each time? Any other mechanisms on keeping boats in good shape?

It gets quite cold here (Scotland) …

Power vs HR question

Hi! I’m relatively new to rowing in general and also new here, so I don’t know if the answer already is on here somwhere, but here I go…

I was doing some SS the other day (and almost every day since, as I have heard that it is the source …

Technique Tuesday - December 11, 2018

Welcome to /r/Rowing’s weekly technique Tuesday!

If you’re looking for feedback on your technique on or off the water you’re in the right place. Post text, images, or videos of whatever you want feedback on, and /r/Rowing will try and help.

This is a judgement free zone, so be respectful, …

Throwing Up

Okay, so last week during a very hard workout and td during a very hard workout I threw up midpiece.

I have a hypothesis that I am drinking too much water during the rest, due to the vomit being pretty much water.

Is there any way to know for sure, …