Sharing with you some of my Go To Ergo sessions from the last 6-months. Each of these sessions can be done done on the Concept2 Dynamic, Model D static or RP3 machine. I use a polarised 5 zone heart rate model to guide training intensity. More information of how to train with heart rate can…

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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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Conversation with Prof Tim Noakes MD Prof Tim Noakes, is well known in the world of sports science and considered an expert in this subject. Originally born in Harare, Zimbabwe, he grew up in South Africa, studying Medicine and Exercise Science.  He is the author of several books on exercise and nutrition, including the Lore…

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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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Sharing exerts from original articles on HRV, published on Harvard University Health Blog (2017) and Oura website 2020. What is HRV? As popular as the metaphor may be, a healthy heart doesn’t beat as regularly as a metronome—it actually changes its rhythm with each beat. This constant variation in milliseconds between your heartbeats is known…

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Many of us will be doing a lot of training on the rowing machine in these coming weeks, and it’s important to understand the impact of sweat and proper hydration. This article by Andy Blow, provides good insights and tips for all of us using the Concept2 to train indoors. Original article by Andy Blow,…

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This is the time of year (winter 2020/21) when a lot of masters rowers ask about strength training. Should they? Shouldn’t they? Should they lift heavy or light? Free weights or machines? And what about Crossfit? Rowing is a power endurance sport, listen to the top coaches and masters rowers on my podcast, and there…

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