Good Rower Machine For Short People - Bookshelf
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.
But the popularity of rowing machines has raced ahead of knowledge about how to use them wisely. Picking the right machine is not just a matter of luck. The marks of a good one are sturdy tubing, parts that fit together snugly, a padded or contoured seat that slides ... minutes of continuous rowing on the lowest tension, switch to shorter intervals of, say, two minutes of rowing followed ... STICKY PROBLEM FOR MONSMOKERS For some people, giving up cigarettes is like pulling teeth.
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The emotional heart of the tale lies with Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not only to regain his shattered self-regard but also to find a real place for himself in the world.