Researchers are showing everyday athletes how to train their brains to perform like the pros Original article by Alex Hutchison, Outside magazine, Dec 30, 2013 It goes without saying that Olympic athletes need to be strong, fit, and tough. But none of that matters if they aren’t capable of adapting quickly to unexpected circum-stances. Take…

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And what can we learn from the way rowers train?  Former head of high performance at British Rowing Mark Homer offers his expert guidance. Original article published on Cycling Weekly, December 12, 2020. The opportunities to excel in more than one sport are few and far between, and in this age of increased professionalism and specialisation, such chances are becoming rarer. But there is…

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My guest today is well known in Australian rowing and surf lifesaving, competing and winning over the last 40+ years in both still water and surf boats. He has served as the President of Mosman Rowing Club in Sydney. Along with his wife, and Olympic athlete Gillian, awarded coach of the year. He is a…

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Week 27 – 9-weeks to target race What was a recovery week turned into a recovery and repair week, as I’ve been dealing with a few niggling issues. This is why recovery weeks are so important. Important to let the body recover from the progressive load, in order to recover, get stronger, and lose some…

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I have received a tonne of emails and requests to share my plan for the revised regatta season in what has been a really unique year. In Switzerland, we are very fortunate to be able to race our national championships, in a revised format and at a later date (subject to C19 ongoing assessments by…

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