Category Archives: Injury

Let’s focus on the knee

Two weeks ago we focussed on the horizontal loading of rowing and the impact on your joints and muscle groups. This week we would like to take a look on the knee, the second most frequently injured region in rowing athletes. Unlike football or running, rowing is a seated, non-weight bearing activity so we thankfully […]

Successful Indoor Rowing – Caroline Buckle

Participating in recovery programs in sports could be an essential step to become successful and well known. Here is a wonderful example for adaptive rowing: Caroline Buckle. I read this article written by Paul Goodwin. He describes how Caroline, a 40 year old former Army Veteran was setting a new world record in Indoor Rowing. […]

Beirut Rowing Center destroyed

We would like to read this post,Tony G. has posted a few hours ago on our Master Rowing international Facebook page.  2 days ago a massive explosion happened in Beirut’s harbor (Photocredit: Lebanon School of Rowing). Following the international press, some 300,000 people left temporarily homeless after the blast made their homes uninhabitable. Half of […]

ProW Seat Pad – YouTube Review

Last week’s Monday post discussed how the Citius Remex ProW seat pad is great for relieving pain in your hamstring and glute when rowing. We want to share a detailed unboxing review for you brought to you by PDP – Push it – Don’t Pull it / Indoor Rowing Classes (see more of their videos […]

Rowing Pad Helps to Alleviate Hamstring Pain

Denmark’s Sverri Nielsen the single sculler uses the ProW Seat Pad while racing at one of the past Luzern World Cups. You can see the pink pad taped to his scull seat top on our cover image. What you can’t see are the wedges inserted underneath the pad which lift up your pelvis off the […]

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 – […]

How to protect my wet feet – Waterproof socks for winter rowing

Are you rowing in winter? Do you know what it feels when rain water poured along your legs and little by little wets your socks? Want to get your feed warm and dry?  Rowperfect just took delivery of some new waterproof rowing socks. Are you rowing North of the Equator? Well, its time to think […]

Dyneema Calf Skin protection: So popular

Announcing our Rowperfect Dyneema Calf Skin protection Dyneema Calf Skin Protection for rowing …  is necessary when the boat comes into contact with delicate skin! We have been searching for quiet some time to find out about the right material for calf skin protection: When you check the market, you might find calf skin protection […]