Category Archives: Training

Exercise while being sick?

I got an email from a former athlete asking a question about getting ill while training. Dear Rebecca, I remember you mentioning something about the relationship between your resting heartrate and your current wellbeing. It was about two years ago when you told me to remind you so that you could send me the link […]

Are there born champions?

What does it take to become world-beating – or just very good at sport? Do we inherit our talents, are we born champions or can someone teach us to be a winner? This great book by British and Commonwealth table tennis champion, Matthew Syed takes personal experience and sports science to unravel the answers – […]

Rowing Nutrition products now available

nutrition category

We have worked hard to find a good supplier of nutrition and recovery products suitable for endurance sports – like rowing. Sponser Nutrition products are now listed in our shop under a new category “Nutrition”. Sponser Nutrition Range The diverse range of products includes Red Beet Vitinox, Recovery Drink mixes, Liquid Energy gels (perfect for […]

Shopping List Rowing Clothes for Winter

Great8, rowing 8, HOCR,

There’s a good Rowing Reddit community and this question was posted recently – What clothes to wear in winter? I need to look into rowing kit for when I go out onto the river. As I’ve just joined I use my gym top and shorts but that just won’t do in the winter when it […]

Essential Winter Rowing Clothing Guide

Training doesn’t stop just because winter arrives. The winter season is often the best time to build up steady mileage and to get your body prepared for summer. While rowing is always about passion and fun, rowing in the rain, wind and even snow is not the most pleasurable thing to do. The freezing winter […]

Happy New Rowing Year

New year 2018, Rowing year 2018

Hey every Northern Hemisphere reader – it’s the start of the 2018-19 rowing season.  Summer break is over.  School and work are kickstarting for the autumn. Get back into rowing shape Hopefully your summer break was fun, relaxing and didn’t include lots of training.  But we all know that autumn training means long distances and […]

Crew Watch App

CrewWatch app, rowing app

Crew Watch is an app made by rowers for rowers that aims to solve many of the common struggles associated with coaching rowing. The Crew Watch team is comprised of Matthew Fournier and Patrick McVey, who have both been heavily involved in the Canadian rowing community for the past twelve years, as both athletes and […]

Rowing Camp in Varese September 2018

Rowing camp in Varese, Italy: for advanced athletes and professional coaches One of the most prestigious rowing camp venues in the world is on Lake Varese. This lake and small town in northern Italy is known for hosting international rowing regattas. And as a result, our rowing camps in Varese are top notch. Just recently, top European […]

Masters training programme – half way

Tyred Swans, Masters Rowing Club, Auckland New Zealand

I am training for our New Zealand – Masters Rowing National Championships and my crew, The Tyred Swans are all using Marlene Royle’s 1k racing training programme.  How are we doing? The overall programme is very detailed at the beginning of the book covering all types of training session so it’s clear what each session […]

Find a great Rowing Camp

Where would I find the best Rowing Camp for my needs? Let us help you to find a great rowing camp and technical clinic which suits your needs. Rowperfect is expert at finding camps suitable for you, your whole crew or your kids. Our rowing camps list is curated to meet high quality criteria including […]