Author Archives: spider

Height in lightweight rowing

I want to become a really competitive lightweight rower but I’m afraid that my height will keep me from ever being really good. I’m 171 cm (5’7 and 1/2 roughly for you democracy lovers), 18M, and weigh roughly 153 Ibs. The last 2k I did was a 6:39 and that …

Workout Program for Potential College Walk-on

The title pretty much says it all, but I want to walk on to a college rowing program and I can not find any straightforward workout programs. If you have a program that you use, even if it cost $ please let me know where to find it. Thanks!

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Am I Overtraining?

Started rowing around 7 months ago as an 18 year old. Initially started with a low amount of volume back in december and ramped up to around 140k-180k a week since mid March. When I started with this amount of volume, I noticed a pretty big increase in performance leading …

AI-Generated Rowing Workouts?

I’m primarily a runner – but ever since I’ve discovered rowing, I go on runs and think “probably this time would be better spent rowing….”

I have a Garmin Forerunner 945 that generates run-workouts for me based on the data my watch collects about my prior runs and my current …

Are Nelo boats any good?

Over the last year or two i’ve been browsing the row2k classifieds and I see an awful lot of Nelo shells go for sale. Are the boats actually decent? It’s kind of concerning to see how many go for sale relatively soon after they’re bought.

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Tank workouts are brutal

I’m taking learn to row again after a 7 year break. (I rowed half a year then, so very very novice then too.)

Today was our third session of LTR and it was raining with lightening so we couldn’t get on the river. I’ve rowed in the tank before and …