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Men's Lightweight Height

So I was thinking about how tall heavyweight Olympic rowers are and I got to wondering, how tall do lightweight men at Olympic level tend to be? I can’t seem to find much online about this, I imagine its a fair bit shorter, but it’d be great to know. Thanks.…

Am I a Good Rower?

Ok, so I’m a 5 ft 4 first year rower. I’m a stroke seat rower. I am the best on the B boat, and I’m trying ridiculously hard to get into the A boat because the B boat is terrible. My coach told me thatWe have never won a medal, …

2K Ergo Tactics - Make or Break Ergo

So basically to sum it up I have a 2k tomorrow and it’s do or die. It’s the last trials for the #1 boat before we go on a big camp. Lately I’ve been sitting a bit back on the scores but I know I can gain some ground. I’m …

Weight training for the winter

With the final races for the fall season done with for me I’m planning to hit the weights hard for the winter off-season. Does anybody have a plan/set of workouts at the gym that you like to do for specifically gaining muscle mass and weight? (specific to rowing)

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Weight conundrum - please help

Background: My problem is weather or not to maintain my lightweight status for the rest of highschool. I’m male, 17y/o, 6′, high school senior and 145 pounds. My main events are the lightweight coxed 4, the openweight quad/4x, and the lighweight 2x. Of these events I have a shot at …