Category Archives: Features

Rowing Hat Wear: How To Clean Your Rowing Cap

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Wearing a rowing hat is perfect for keeping your face shaded on a sunny day. But most of us know that sweat and dirt will soon leave our protection dirty and filthy. Buy a new one? Don’t know how to clean it? Unfortunately, you cannot put it into the laundry as easy as the rest […]

Walking – Great for a Rower’s Body and Mind

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During the recent – or current, depending on when and where you read this – COVID19 lockdown many of us could not row the way we would have loved to. Neither was it possible to use many of the public gyms. So maybe you are one of many who rediscovered walking. Walking often carries the […]

ERG – Indoor Regatta

How many indoor regatta offers have you noticed in the last few weeks? With an erg indoor regatta we could show how hard you have been training. Many private organisations tried to organize an event. The erg manufacturer and the national associations did it. Even FISA World Rowing had a challenge. What is the motivation […]

5 Top rowing apps that you can’t live without!

Hard work pays off and it’s no different with your rowing training. However, if you are looking to improve on the water, you need to invest in your workouts. That said, how do you know if you are getting the most out of your sessions? Luckily, the latest smartphone rowing apps do just that! We’ve […]

Prognostic Olympic Times – Part 4 – Calculators for rowing and erg

What do you think of the last episodes of our “prognostic” series? According Bio Row , a company having an scientific approach to row smarter – Prognostic” or “Gold Standard” times are widely used in rowing practice for evaluation of training and racing speeds, crew selections, etc. Very often World Best Times (WBT) are used […]

Rowing Club Names throughout the World

Rowing club names throughout the world Some of you have traveled the world and rowed in many rowing clubs. Do you remember all the rowing clubs names? Most of the names you find are very similar once you know the system behind it. World Rowing took a look around the world to highlight just a few of […]

Makeup and Rowing

Last week after rowing in our boathouse: Four women – six men. All of them Masters. We were just about leaving when a very interesting topic came up: Makeup in sports and makeup in rowing We were discussing  sunburns and how to protect your skin while rowing. Belinda asked the queston: Besides sunscreen lotion – […]

A Coffee Shot before Sports. Rowing with caffeine

We received an email from Kunda from Sydney. We will soon be moving our ladies crew training’s into the morning hours. Question: I never leave the house without drinking an espresso with sugar. I am rowing with caffeine in my blood. Can this hurt me during training? Dear Kunda, a coffee shot before rowing is […]

Red Sea – Coastal Rowing in Eqypt

Some say, rowing is as old as humanity. Many findings in different cultural areas were proving, that rowing was an important activity next to plowing and hunting in Eqypt. In ancient Egypt, water transportation with a boat and the help of an oar had a particular function:  It was a vital necessity for trade and […]

Creatine-performance increase for Athletes?

Is there a performance increase for athletes through taking creatine? Many rowers wonder how they can improve their performance. Is there anything besides the ergo and the gym that they can use to increase muscle growth or performance? Rowperfect has explored this topic and has looked more closely at creatine. Creatine is highly regarded as […]