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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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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Workout of the week

The workout of the week is from Anne-Marie Howald. Head junior & U23 coach for the Swiss Federation. When Ian Wright was the head coach of Switzerland, apparently the Ladder Of Death (LOD) was one of the squads favourites. Word of advice. Make sure you are well warmed up, and don’t do this every day.…

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Workout of the week

Land based workout with Craig Smith Craig is the head of rowing at Caulfield Grammar School, Victoria, Australia, and the holder of the impressive haul of Masters medals from this years Australian Masters Championships. On the Erg.  Aerobic intervals. Sets of 500m on 1 min off at T2.  Rate 27-29.  Do them in sets of…

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Workout of the week

“The Time Contracter” by Dr Charlie Simpson “Time Contracter” is 60 mins with 6 mins easy pace (e.g. UT2 and 4 mins moderate effort (UT1/AT) until the clock hits zero (so six intervals of 4 mins by the end)….If doing on the erg, during the final 2 mins of both the 6min easy and 4 mins…

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