Rowing Jewellery for sale at Henley Royal Regatta

Buy Rowing Jewellery during Henley Royal

By Rebecca Caroe

Get ready to see (and buy) beautiful rowing jewellery at Henley.  After being founded in 2014, Strokeside Designs from Brooklyn (New York) is now heading towards Henley Royal Regatta, the most prestigious rowing event in the world. They are bringing a collection of rowing jewellery exclusively crafted by hand and many must-haves for every passionate rowing fan. Strokeside Designs have […]

Why rowers should avoid bench pull

By Rebecca Caroe

Why are you so against bench pulls?  Will Ruth is the author of Rowing Stronger.  He Writes Bench pull is a less effective exercise for rowing and muscular development than many other pulling exercises, plus it has a very high injury risk for an already-too-common rowing injury. Low specificity to rowing. There’s never a point […]

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Coaching the Recovery using Data

By Rebecca Caroe

We got a customer asking about how to use rowing data in order to improve the coaching of the recovery for a crew. “I think the important factor is making the recovery as smooth as possible so we don’t lose too much boat speed in the 8+. We have spent a lot time optimising the […]

Teaching timing to rowing beginners

By Rebecca Caroe

I lead a class teaching learn to row to adult beginners. It was too windy to row that weekend and so we ended up in the gym. Take a look at the videos showing what we did. I paired an experienced rower with a beginner Each pair held a one meter long piece of plastic tubing […]

How to find your Maximum Heart Rate for Rowing

By Rebecca Caroe

How do I get my RP3 monitor to pick up a HR from my Garmin HR monitor reading? I can get the RP3 monitor display for HR, but no pulse! How do I synchronize the devices? Thank you! Seems you need a Polar Bluetooth to sync with Android tablet.  I have tried two different Polar […]

Train Like A Viking

By Rebecca Caroe

Vikings were famous for their toughness and expertise when it came to rowing. Rowers can take inspiration from Vikings and incorporate their fighting ethos into their own training routines. So in this post we look at how the Vikings have inspired a new wave of fitness and how it can be applied to rowing. For […]