Ergo Rower Power Training - Bookshelf
Explosive strength training Power testing can be relatively simple and inexpensive for a rowing programme. Using an ergometer, it is possible to ascertain increases in power using short sprints such as a 7–10 power stroke protocol or a 100m ...
About this book
This book aims to provide and challenge coaches and rowers with best practice, advice, principles and training programmes to improve their rowing experience and performance. Regardless of whether you are looking to improve on-water performance, set an indoor rowing personal best or enhance the quality of your training you will find something of value within these pages. Topics covered include: training and technique; egrometer training; specific rowing conditioning; strength training; monitoring and assessing land training; mobility and flexibility; weighlifting technique; trunk training; nutrition and mental skills. 'With the approaches detailed in this book, were were able to break records on the water and on the rowing machine and face our Olympic final feeling totally prepared and genuinely excited about the challenge. Regardless of your starting point, the guidance in this book will help you take the next steps towards your own goal, and to making your own magic. Good luck!' Dr Katherine Grainger CBE and Anna Watkins MBE. Aimed at coaches and rowers at all levels of the sport. Fully illustrated with 90 colour photographs.
II Ergs are good if someone knows how to row, but erging and rowing — it's almost like cross- training. I don't ... Producing that maximum effort on the erg is far simpler from a technical standpoint, but no less daunting ... Raw power is an essential component of our sport, but so are timing, teamwork, balance, and momentum.
Apart from the weather issues, the ergo affords you enormous flexibility in being able to do your daily training at any time ... training (with and without weights) • Plyometrics (power training) • Strength retention The use of weights for training is ...
About this book
-- Step-by-step photographs demonstrate skills for the new rower Perfect for anyone who wishes to take up rowing, this book introduces essential techniques. A section explains body coordination with and without slide. Training and coaching for competitive rowing is also covered, including advanced techniques for both single sculling and rowing teams. For the noncompetitive rower, there is a section on recreational rowing and sea rowing.