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 why you should care about them. As an endurance (masters rower) athlete, the microscopic entities (organelles) located inside your muscle cells known as mitochondria are critical to your training and racing success. It doesn’t matter if you are a . . .

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