Now that I’ve been training through the winter and early spring, with plenty of long aerobic base foundation work, I’m turning my attention towards introducing some longer threshold intervals, and later on, introducing some high intensity intervals. I’m especially looking forward to the shorter, higher intensity work, as these kinds of sessions are fast, and…

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What can we learn from the studies done on other sports like running, and how does this potentially apply to rowing? We see crews that bolt out of the start and hold a fast pace all the way (Aussie Men’s 4-) and the Kiwi Pair that settle into a relentless pace and simply grind through…

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Super excited to announce today, the live sessions with our world-class instructors. More information will be released later this week, so be sure to join the newsletter to be the first to find out. Training & Nutrion For Masters Rowers Instructor: Dr Charles Simpson, Author and Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science. Sport. Faculty of…

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Original article By Alex Hutchinson, New Yorker Magazine, December 12, 2014 Roger Bannister at the end of his record-breaking mile run at Oxford, in 1954. Photograph by Norman Potter When, on a blustery day in Oxford in 1954, Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile, measuring out the full capacity of his lungs and legs…

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It’s been a couple of weeks since I placed my order with Filippi for my new F22 single scull, and I’m excited to share with you, an update on some of the latest features that will be included on the new F22 single and the 2021 boat range. The whole process of ordering has been…

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How to START hydrated and why that’s so important. Sharing original article from Andy Blow, Precision Hydration.  Medically reviewed by Dr Tamara Hew-Butler. Precision Hydration support our newsletter subscribers with 10% off all purchases, when you use the discount code; Faster10 at checkout. www.precisionhydration.com The benefits of starting exercise hydrated Much of the literature on hydration has focused on…

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This year I’m experimenting with monitoring HRV to understand both how I’m responding to training (stress) and recovery (rest) to optimise my training response and avoid overtraining. So far, I’m still learning and building up a baseline. I’m researching different sources of information and will share these with you. Sharing original article found at the…

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Excited to share my latest episode of the Faster Podcast, this time with Dr Charlie Simpson. Charlie is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science at Oxford Brookes University and well known for his publications. The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing and Advanced Rowing. In this episode, Charlie and I cover the following topics…

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