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Just start slowly by using light to moderate aerobic activity for short periods (e.g. 5 minutes on the indoor rowing machine) and ... Good indoor rowing fitness may not be enough to compensate for a lack of specific fitness in alternative types of ...
About this book
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 and full of 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.
Rowing exercise on an indoor rowing ergometer is safe, easy, and effective training for the elderly because rowing is performed in a ... Therefore, the Yamatake Company (Aichi, Japan) is developing a new type of rowing ergometer named the ...
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The aim of this book is to present current views about physical activity and the benefits of physical activity in preventing and ameliorating various health conditions that are of worldwide concern. This book was developed as a compilation of the accomplishments of the five-year Global COE (Center of Excellence) “Sport Sciences for the Promotion of Active Life” Program at the Faculty of Sport Sciences of Waseda University, Saitama, Japan. The first part establishes the research methodology and discusses the current status of physical activity. Topics covered include the prevalence of physical inactivity and highly sedentary behavior in different populations as well as strategies that can be adopted to promote physical activity. The second part focuses on the physiological effects of physical activity. Topics covered include physiological responses to exercise by the autonomic nervous system, the endocrine system, vascular functioning, postprandial blood glucose control, and inflammatory processes. The relationship between exercise and appetite is discussed, as is the influence of exercise on food intake and weight regulation. Additionally, the influence of exercise on protein regulation and posttranslational modifications is introduced. The final part discusses the role of physical activity in preventing lifestyle-related health issues and improving the quality of life, especially for the elderly. The contents should be of interest to anyone who is concerned with the human physiologic response to exercise and the promotion of healthy lifestyles, including sports and exercise science researchers as well as those involved with medicine, public health, physiology, nutrition, and elder care.
Indoor Rowing for Fitness and Competition teaches you the most effective and the safest workouts using indoor rowing machines, and aims to provide you with fast results whether you are trying to achieve weight loss, training in connection ...
About this book
Indoor Rowing for Fitness and Competition teaches you the most effective and the safest workouts using indoor rowing machines, and aims to provide you with fast results whether you are trying to achieve weight loss, training in connection with another sport, or if you are preparing for one of the many indoor rowing events. Everything you need to know about indoor rowing is covered including, for example, its history; the different types of machine and how they work; how to improve your endurance and strength conditioning; and how to develop your rowing techniques. It also provides progressive training programmes to suit everyone, whether they are interested in participating in an indoor rowing event of 2000 metres, or even an indoor rowing marathon.