How Beet Juice may improve athletic performance.

Extract of article published on Verywellfit.com July 25, 2019. Beets can provide a competitive edge for athletes and can improve performance by almost 16% according to a 2014 study by the University of Exeter. Athletes and active adults are leaning more towards nutrient-dense foods to improve athletic performance. Diets rich in vegetables like beets are…

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How Little Training Can You Get Away With?

As we head into winter and the impending Holiday Season that now seems to stretch from October to January, it may be comforting to know that – if you must – you can get away with significantly reduced training without losing much of your hard-earned fitness. Came across this article and though you may be interested in reading it too.

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Podcast interview with Adrian Cassidy

Excited to share this interview with Adrian Cassidy. Adrian has so much experience to share from rowing and high performance. Adrian rowed for Team GB winning world Championships from junior through to elite before an accident that ended his rowing career. Adrian shares his come back story from a broken neck to a career as…

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Interview with Dual Olympian & Entrepreneur, Cameron McKenzie-McHarg

Excited to share with you my latest podcast episode, where I interview the dual Olympian and 776BC co-founder Cameron McKenzie-McHarg. Cameron has a great story to tell. From growing up in a small country town, to discovering rowing at school. The attraction of other sports like Australian Football and being so good he was recruited…

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Workout of the week

This week’s workout is from Craig Smith. Craig is the head of rowing at Caufields Grammar School in Melbourne. He is also a super fast Masters Rower. Craig’s haul of medals from the Aussie Masters Regatta 2021 Aerobic intervals on the Ergo Sets of 500m on 1 min off at T2.  Rate 27-29.  Do them…

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Preparing for the 2021 HOCR with Greg Benning

Join Greg and I, as we discuss Greg’s preparations for this years Head of The Charles Regatta. How he adapted his training through Covid-19 and what he has been experimenting with.  Greg Benning, started rowing at the University of Pennsylvania in 1980 and has been engaged in the sport ever since. Greg is the Vice-Chair…

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Workout of the week

Endurance Builder This weeks workout is aimed at those that want to improve their aerobic base. Improving your aerobic base, requires spending time exercising at or just below your aerobic threshold. For most rowers, this will be at 75% of peak heart rate. 90 minute endurance session 15 minutes on the erg bike 30 minutes…

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All about the right fit with Bont Rowing

Listen to my conversation with Istvan Nemeth, Managing Director of Bont Shoes and Bont Rowing, as we discuss the importance of having the right fit and connection through the feet, from the drive and through the recovery. Istvan will cover some of the key points you need to pay attention to when choosing your shoe…

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