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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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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Excited to release the second part of my interview with Aram Lemmerer! In this episode, Aram shares with us everything you need to know about the Biorower, along with some interesting insights into how they came up with the concept, and what question, the Biorower team were looking to answer. Click on the following link…

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Extra sleep Natural anti inflammatories Nelo R75 single scull Extra Sleep As the training volume increases, I’m experimenting with a ways to enhance my recovery. I’m increasing my daily sleep by getting to bed 15-minutes earlier, not using my iPhone an hour before shut eye, and leaving my iPhone in the home office rather than…

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Link to the FASTER Podcast https://anchor.fm/fasterwithbill/episodes/Interview-with-Aram-Lemmerer-Aram-Training-efoor9 Aram is an innovator and high-performance rowing coach, continually in pursuit of best practice in all aspects of rowing. Aram is best known for his online video analysis and the founder of the world’s leading ‘high-spec’ indoor rowing machine, the ‘Biorower. This is the first of a two part…

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Hi there, Really excited that the Swiss Rowing Championships will now be held on 18, 19 & 20 September 2020. This gives me 11-weeks until my first race of the year. I will capture and share with you, my plan, my approach, my training and the experiences along the way. Let me know if there…

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To be clear, I’m referring to waxing a boat hull, and not your legs for cycling;-) To wax or not to wax? I’m not sure I know for certain, which makes for a faster boat hull. I have always, been taught, to have a clean hull. Always washed and dried my boat after training and…

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By Stephen Seiler PhD, Agder University College, Faculty of Health and Sport, Kristiansand 4604, Norway. An excellent summary of factors influencing rowing performance, and ideas for why rowing times have improved so dramatically over the past 150 years.

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