USRowing Masters Webinar – 2 April 2022

USRowing has organised a full Saturday conference of masters-specific educational content offered virtually. Plenty of interesting speakers including a keynote presentation from Dr. Stephen Seiler on ‘Appropriate training for masters athletes’.

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The Power and Importance of Mitochondria in Rowing

Original article published on Training Peaks, by Molly Breslin 2020 Rowing is predominately an endurance sport, and mitochondria play a fundamental role in your performance as a Masters Rower. Molly Breslin breaks down what mitochondria is, why it is important, and how you can increase it. Many of you may wonder what mitochondria are and…

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To wax or not to wax? Which is faster?

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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Nutrition for rowing with Dr Charlie Simpson, Oxford Brookes

Join my conversation with Dr Charlie Simpson about nutrition for rowers.  How to fuel for different training sessions What to eat and when after exercising or strength training Supplements (BCAA, Beta Alanine, Protein etc…) Are all calories the same What to watch out for in diets Options for vegetarians  Dr Charlie Simpson, Senior Lecturer in…

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