Strength Coach Roundtable #6: Deadlifting for Rowers

By StrengthCoachWill

We changed up the format a bit for this episode and spent the whole time just talking about one lift. If there’s only one lift you can do for rowing, we could make an argument for the deadlift. It’s an awesome lift with a ton of carryover to rowing, for performance, reinforcing technical cues and coaching, […]

Performance Psych for Rowing

Strength Coach Roundtable #5: Performance Psych for Rowing

By StrengthCoachWill

The Strength Coach Roundtable hosted a monster of a podcast about performance psych for rowing as we went nearly 90 minutes straight and all felt like we still had more to talk about. Will, Blake, and Joe were joined by guest Sara Hendershot for a discussion of performance psychology in rowing and how you can use […]

Strength Coach Roundtable: Performance Psychology for Rowers

By StrengthCoachWill

Next week, the Strength Coach Roundtable returns to Rowing Chat to discuss the psychology of performance for rowing. We will be joined by Sara Lombardi Hendershot, recent Rowing Chat guest, former Olympic rower, and current coach/trainer/founder at Rowfficient, to hear from an actual elite athlete’s experiences as well as how she works with her clients […]

Strength Coach Roundtable #4: Recovery

By StrengthCoachWill

We really jammed a lot into this episode to talk about recovering from both rowing and strength training. You’ll learn all about active and passive recovery techniques, finding a recovery protocol that works for you, and of course WHY recovery is so vital to both short and long-term improvement, health, and performance. Hear it also […]

Strength Coach Roundtable Recap: #3, Injury Prevention

By StrengthCoachWill

 Will Ruth: Twitter, Facebook, StrengthCoachWill.com Blake Gourley: Twitter, Facebook, RowingStrength.com Joe Deleo: Twitter, Facebook, LeoTraining.io Episode 1: Overview of Rowing Strength Training Episode 2: Strength Training for Performance In this episode, we discuss strength training for the purpose of preventing rowing injuries. What can we do in the gym as rowers, coaches, and strength coaches […]

June 24th Strength Coach Roundtable: Injury Prevention

By StrengthCoachWill

In the last Strength Coach Roundtable, rowing strength coaches Will Ruth, Blake Gourley, and Joe Deleo discussed strength training specific to rowing performance. You can catch up on it here if you missed it. In this month’s Roundtable, we’ll talk strength training for injury prevention. What are some common rowing injuries that strength training can […]

Strength Coach Roundtable Recap: Episode 2

By StrengthCoachWill

In this episode of the Strength Coach Roundtable, we talked all about strength training for rowing performance. Will Ruth: Twitter, Facebook, StrengthCoachWill.com You know him from: “Rowing Stronger,” “5 Lifts to Make You a Better Rower“ Blake Gourley: Twitter, Facebook, RowingStrength.com You know him from: “Deadlifting for Rowers,” “Injury Prevention for Rowers“ Joe Deleo: Twitter, […]

Strength Training for Masters Rowers

By StrengthCoachWill

The previous excerpt from “Rowing Stronger” discussed training and strength training at a broad level for masters rowers with topics of recovery, exercise progression, and injury prevention. After I got a shout-out from renowned masters coach Marlene Royle on a recent Rowing Chat podcast, I received several questions from masters rowers about specifics of strength training and […]

Strength Coach Roundtable Podcast Recap

By StrengthCoachWill

Thanks to everyone who tuned in to the first-ever Rowperfect Strength Coach Roundtable! We hope to make this a more regular event so we can really get into detail with some of the topics we discussed today. If you liked this, be sure to give us a review on Itunes or drop us a comment […]