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Cross training for rowing in the winter

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It’s time… the weather closes in and days on the water get limited by wind, rain and in some places, snow.

Time for you to review alternative ways of staying fit, strong and flexible for rowing…… enter Cross Training for Rowers.

Cross training for rowers ebook Cross training for rowers by Ben Rodford

Ben Rodford is the master of understanding how to make the most of your rowing training with self-guided tutorials.  Written with the insight of elite team programmes (his sister, Beth rowed for GBR), Ben shows us how amateur club athletes can take the principles used by the professionals and adapt them to our purposes.

Cross Training features

Ben has personally tried out most of these cross training options.  In the book he covers off the Benefits, the Issues, Time of Year suitability and the Features of each one explaining how they can help your rowing training.

  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Running
  • Triathlon – swim / bike / run
  • Cross-country ski-ing
  • Circuits & Conditioning – CrossFit
  • Plyometrics
  • Yoga / Pilates

Suitable for the athlete or the coach, this essential book will give you ideas for shaking up your training regime while maintaining fitness, strength and flexibility for rowing.

Buy Cross Training for Rowers

Ben’s other books published by Rowperfect

Be your Own Support Team 

Managing and Avoiding Lower Back Injury (one chapter by Ben)

About Rebecca Caroe
Rebecca is the host of RowingChat podcast and is a masters athlete and coach. Passionate about helping others enjoy the sport as much as she does. View all posts from Rebecca Caroe
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