Will Ruth is the author of Rowing Stronger, a strength training manual for rowing published by Rowperfect. ‘Rowing Stronger’ is a comprehensive manual detailing the process of writing a strength training program for rowing, including how to focus on different training variables by season, exercise selection, and injury prevention for the 2k and 6k rower. Read a preview article of ‘Rowing Stronger’ and more articles about strength training for rowing on Will’s website,
Will is the strength coach for the Western Washington University (WWU) men’s club rowing team. A former high school rower, he placed 2nd at Northwest Jr. Regionals in the lightweight single before trying his hand at lacrosse in college. Will graduated from WWU in 2014 with a BS in kinesiology, focus in sport psychology, a USA-Weightlifting Level 1 certification, and an NSCA-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification, having interned with WWU track and field and written a manual on Athletic Transitioning as well as an introductory manual for WWU Athletics recruits and incoming students. Will also competes in strength sports and coaches a high school lacrosse team.
Will’s focus for RowingChat will be around his latest eBook ‘Rowing Stronger’, but we encourage you to ask him any questions you have surrounding rowing strength and conditioning.