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Successful Lightweight rowing body types

We answered a question last month about whether to try heavyweight rowing or lightweight. This prompted us to … read more

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We answered a question last month about whether to try heavyweight rowing or lightweight.

This prompted us to do some research into what are the natural body types which suit lightweight rowing and sculling.

We found this slide deck by Jarek Mäestu of Sportlyser who has some data on the body sizes of Olympic and world champ athletes from USA and Australia which makes interesting reading.

Body-build of lightweight rowers from Sportlyzer

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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