How to avoid making season killing mistakes

Sharing some of the common mistakes and lessons learnt so that you can prepare for your best season ever in 2023. Always training in the middle is a common mistake A common mistake many Masters Rowers (and other age groups) make, is training with a “no pain, no gain” mentality. This always on, high intensity training…

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Things I’m testing & trying out in Rowing this year.

Every year I take a look at a few things to experiment with. All with the aim of improving my personal performance. In this post I’m sharing what I’m experimenting with for rowing, across different aspects, and over the coming months, I will share updates in my newsletter. New Carbon Pack from Filippi I’ll be…

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My top tips for recovery after training or racing

Team Sky (INEOS) cool down at Tour de France 2018

Training is important, but what you do with the rest of your time in the week, can make a big difference in how you respond and improve from your training. There are lots products and methods purported to enhance recovery, and the following is what I do. You don’t necessarily need to incorporate every one…

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THE DAY BEFORE RACE DAY

Being fresh with good form before a race is important – you need to get your mind and body primed and ready to race. The primary goal in the final day before a race is to prime the body to perform at its peak level. Making sure all the body’s interconnected systems are functioning as…

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