Category Archives: Touring and Camps

Calfskin’s and leg warmer for athletes

Calfskin's and leg warmer

Most rowers use calfskin’s to protect our calf’s from injuries. But they have an additional function. They can be used as leg warmer. In times, when running outside or indoor sports becomes a substitute of rowing, calfskin’s and leg warmer are a good accessory for the athlete. Look at all the jogger outside. Many of […]

Douro River Rowing Tour in Portugal

Douro River Rowing tours Are you getting ready for the 2020 touring season? Would you like to know about the relation of Porto and Harry Potter? Rowing in Europe is specialized in Tour rowing on European waters.  Today they post about a tour in Portugal. They describe a wonderful possibility of rowing vacation in Portugal: […]

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 […]

Hey Coach “Am I dehydrated?”

Rowing in the heat: If you are rowing a lot  and do your sessions seriously, you have to balance the fluid loss. If this balance does not take place, it may be that your body shows symptoms of dehydration. On hot summer days, we recommend that athletes and coaches are constantly checking the water consumption […]

Coastal Rowing: 5 Reasons to Row in Egypt

The announcement of our Red Sea Coastal Rowing Challenge in Egypt has really created a broad interest. We have received many questions from the “Fixed seat” community.  This is what our 50 year old customer wanted to know: Hi Rowperfect I row and compete in a few of the SCRA regattas each year. …we’ve been […]

Red Sea Coastal Rowing challenge.

We have mentioned it on this forum a few weeks ago: The Red Sea Coastal Rowing challenge. There was some great interest in this tour and we would like to give you more insight information: The Red Sea Costal Rowing challenge has two possibilities: The first possibility is a 5 day rowing journey which 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 […]

Blister pain, and how I learned to love Rowtex hand cream

Rowperfect is always happy to receive feedback to our activities. Read below how Gareth feels about using hand cream as a rower. Rowers hands are, like runner’s feet, are subject to a great deal of punishment. Crying to your coaches or fellow rowers will bring you little or no sympathy, with the prevailing attitude of […]

Effects of altitude training in athletes

What are the effects of high altitude training on athletes? We all know that the top teams always go back to the mountains to row there. But what are the benefits of altitude training for athletes? Is altitude training really a source of performance improvement or just a fashion trend? Whether long-distance runners, rowers or […]

How to carry my rowing shell

Spine Sparing Boat Carrying In this guest post Joe DeLeo, CSCS and Dr. Stuart McGill, PhD review some important environmental factors about rowing. Read their blog here:  “Earlier this year, I attended the FISA World Masters Regatta in Sarasota, Florida. During that weekend, I had the opportunity to catch up with Dr. Stuart McGill, who […]