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The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing

Creator: Jim Flood, Charles Simpson | Sports & Recreation - 2012-05-10

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.

Publisher: A&C Black

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. Its 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.

336 pages

Exercise Benefits and Prescription

Creator: Stephen R. Bird, Andy Smith, Kate James | Medical - 1998-01-01

It is therefore usually conducted in a laboratory setting using an ergometer appropriate to the participant's sport (treadmill, cycle ergometer, rowing or canoeing ergometer). During the assessment the participant is required to exercise at an ...

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

About this book
Designed to help the health professional to make informed decisions about the inclusion of exercise in patient treatment, this revised edition includes coverage of nutrition, energy and exercise metabolism, and discussion of the psychological implication for adherence and compliance. Case studies and examples are used to help those form whom exercise presciption is becoming a significant part of their work, and details are given of the use of exercise prescription for specific conditions such as diabetes, asthma and strokes.

245 pages

The Physiology of Training

Creator: Gregory Whyte | Medical - 2006

This study examined physiological determinants of 2000-m ergometer rowing performance in rowing or sculling ... The benefits, and even necessity, to retain laboratory- based testing, however, may be overlooked or, more commonly, not well ...

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

About this book
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A title in the Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series, it provides valuable, current information for those involved in sports science, coaching science, physical education, and health promotion. Highly respected researchers and practitioners in the field have come together to produce a text containing a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with training at the highest level of athletics. Drawing on all available research literature, this book offers a significant contribution to training physiology by providing an in-depth explanation of coaching science using both theoretical and practical models for training across a wide range of coaching disciplines.Presents comprehensive coverage of the physiology of training.Outstanding list of contributors, including Olympic and World Championship Medallists from a variety of sports.Theory presented is underscored by practical examples across a broad range of athletics, providing a special blend of information combined with practical application.Exclusive chapters address training and medical conditions, as well as training and the environment.Clearly organized structure allows rapid access to desired information, making it a prime resource and practical teaching tool.

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    BodyCraft VR200 Pro Rowing Machine with Air and Magnetic Resistance - Folding Rower for Home or Workout Studio

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    59.5 pounds. In-Use Dimensions: 79"L x 17.75"W x 36.25"H. Folded Dimensions: 35.5"L x 17.5"W x 58"H
    Seat Travel: 36" on aluminum track. Seat Height: 15.5". Maximum User Weight Capacity: 300 lbs.
    Built-in cooling fan. Contoured seat glide. Pivoting foot rest. Nylon whisper drive belt.
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    LCD Display. Manually controlled air and eddy current magnetic resistance. 6 resistance levels.

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