Happy Motivation Monday to You!
This is another installment in my series - Motivation Mondays - to help you get your week off to a good start with a tip, technique or motivational workout you can use immediately.
Today's tip, from the folks down under in Tasmania at DecentRowing.com, looks at pause drills and why you should do them. I also thought we could all use a break from erg vidoes about now.
The video, at just under 6 minutes, focuses on the correct pause position at each part of the rowing stroke - with a clear demonstration of proper form - and improper form for comparison - very helpful! The final part of the video addresses tension, wobble and flexibility as it impacts the sculler's form. Great tips for all rowing abilities!
Hey Rower,Happy Motivation Monday - helping you get your week off to a good start with a tip, technique or motivational workout you can use immediately.Today's tip, from our friends at DecentRowing, is "How you Should Hold Your Elbows at the Finish".If you're like many rowers, you tend to squeeze the elbows back - and [...]
Today is the 14th of December. When I left the house this morning to go to my workout, the sun was up but the temperature was in the single digits. A crunchy layer of icy snow covered the path to the car. Ugh...winter training in Maine. But, I knew there were three other women also [...]
Hey Rower,This beautifully shot and edited video by Janic Spinas captures the pure essence of rowing - and makes me want to row a quad - in Switzerland!Enjoy!Chris
From UCanRow2October 26, 2017We’ve all been there. You’re going along fine with your rowing machine workouts. Showing up for them according to your plan, feeling like you could conquer the world when you’re done. Nothing’s going to stop you now!And then life gets in the way. You get sick, you go [...]
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Ed Moranrow2k.comHey Rower,I came across this inspiring story on Row2K about one young rower's journey of recovery from a horrific accident in December of 2016 to rowing in the Head of the Charles Regatta 2017 and wanted to share it with everyone. It's a very moving and powerful tale of hard [...]
Hey Rower,I came across this inspiring video while searching for something to motivate my youth crew. We row on a tidal river up here in Maine and spend a fair amount of time erging when the tides do not work in our favor. It's hard enough to erg in the offseason. It's brutal to have [...]
Snow covers the ground. The sky is a dull gray and the temperature outside is in the single digits. Another go on the erg is quickly losing it's appeal (not that it held much to start with!) Yep...it's January and the long slog 'til spring awaits us. What's a rower to do? Seek out your fellow rowers, stick with your game plan [...]
This 15-minute video provides a nice, full body yoga stretching routine that will help you relax, recover and refresh. Best to do any stretching after a warm up or after a full workout. Enjoy!</iframe