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Whether you are attracted by the weight-loss benefits of the rowing machine or using it to coach cross-training athletes, this book will help you get the best from each session while, crucially, remaining injury-free.
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Indoor rowing machines (or ergometers) were once used only by outdoor rowers during their winter training. Over the last twenty years however the benefits of indoor rowing have attracted more and more users, and now every gym comes with one as standard. It's also a sport in its own right, with competitions ranging from school leagues to the European and World Championships.The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing is the first comprehensive book to focus on this unique form of strength-endurance training. Clearly illustrated in full colour and packed with information, training plans, tips and techniques, it is suitable for serious athletes, outdoor rowers and regular gym users alike, and is a must for health professionals and coaches. Whether you are attracted by the weight-loss benefits of the rowing machine or using it to coach cross-training athletes, this book will help you get the best from each session while, crucially, remaining injury-free.
Advance Praise for Row Daily "This book has the potential to change and lengthen your active life.
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Advance Praise for Row Daily "This book has the potential to change and lengthen your active life." -Jo A. Hannafin, MD ". . . shows the way to improve your fitness and quality of life through rowing." - Marlene Royle, OTR "I use the principles in this book to help train people to become Navy SEALS; you can use them to improve your fitness at your own pace, whatever that may be." -Michael Caviston, MS (Kinesiology) "A 'golden gateway' to the sport of rowing for those who know nothing about it and a demonstration of how easily you can find better health and a better life through rowing!" -Victoria Draper, Founder/CEO, Rowbics
Successful coaches and world-class rowers come together to present the techniques, training methods and racing strategies that make rowers faster and more efficient in the water. Original.
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Get a length up on the competition with cutting-edge technique, training, and racing information. Let the world's top coaches, rowers, and sport scientists steer you to ultimate success, starting with sound training and racing principles and adding increasingly advanced instruction and insights all the way to the finish. "Rowing Faster" is the most comprehensive and detailed guide for achieving excellence in the sport. You'll find techniques for mastering every phase of the stroke; training strategies for increasing strength and efficiency for maximizing speed; and tapering plans for peak performance at the highest levels of competition. With contributions from Olympic medalists and rowing experts from around the globe, "Rowing Faster" also includes the latest research on adaptive rowing, advice on managing a team, detailed plans for the long-term development of rowers, insights on training and competition for female rowers, and a look at the future of the sport from the general secretary of the FISA. From the technical details of equipment and training to classifications of boats and rowers, "Rowing Faster" has it all. Offering a truly global perspective and authoritative coverage of the sport, it is the one guide that every serious rower and coach should own.