Our Olympic medallists’ support teams are a reminder of what Australians can achieve on the world stage when we are all in this together. Opinion piece from Rob Scott, Chairman of Rowing Australia. A dual Olympian in rowing and a silver medallist from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Published 1 August 2021 Australian Financial Review. Last Wednesday,…

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Analysis provided by expert guest contributor, Dr Valery Kleshnev, Biorow. Radical changes were observed in the race strategy, which is now much more even. The winners were among the slowest at the first 100-150m after start, but significantly faster than their competitors during the middle of the race. A strong cross-tail wind allowed for quick times…

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Time to get ready to go fast in this years HOCR. Maybe you don’t have a coach, and not sure exactly how to prepare to be at your best come race day. You can save time in planning your training for the HOCR, and ensure you don’t make a mistake in preparing for the event…

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Dr Dan Plews favourite interval session  Dr Dan was the head physiologist at New Zealand Rowing, and responsible for designing the training sessions for the likes of the Kiwi Pair. 8 x 4 min at 103% to 105% of your Critical Power or in Zone 4 (93-95% of max heart rate) with 2 min recovery…

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In the gym Over head squats with a bucket of water in each hand. Fill the buckets with water, and do 4 x (8-10) squats without getting wet. Anne-Marie Boule, Swiss Rowing Federation Coach. Check out more from Anne-Marie in our podcast episode together by clicking here. On the water or ergo Strength endurance session.…

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Last week my training really suffered due to a lack of sleep. After a few nights of short, and interrupted sleep, I felt horrible and lack lustre. My morning resting heart rate was elevated and my HRV (see body battery score below) was in a hole. I knew that I needed to take it easy.…

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Making sure you are ready to perform at your best I’ve been asked by a few readers what supplements I take, and when I considered how to answer this question, it depends on my training and general needs. I start with a food first policy. I make sure my nutrition plan is designed to meet…

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