Hey folks. I couldn't find a thread about this when I searched for one, so here's a new query for the site. What does AoM think of rowing? I've just taken the sport up and am curious to hear if…Continue
"It was cool; cannot deny that. As for cold, we rowed in the "tanks" off season, and in the rain and ice all the time when the boats were in the water. To this day I detest being cold and wet outside.
I remember one frosty spring morning…"
"Yep, sliding seat it is!
My technique's not great at the moment, but I do think I've managed to get a hold on pushing with my legs rather than pulling with my arms. There's a few guys in the boat club who are still working on that,…"
"I'm doing postgraduate work in the UK and my college doesn't charge for membership in the boat club. We just had our end-of-term regatta yesterday, actually!
Must have been really something to row with the big schools on the east coast,…"
"I rowed all through my teen years. Competing in both sliding seat and fixed seat competitions.
It's a great sport. As for sliding seat (the kind you're probably referring to). It can take a lot of practice before you really get your…"
"Where? It's not a cheap sport.
I rowed for some time in college. It was one of very few varsity sports that took anyone with a pulse over six feet (except coxswains). Very beautiful but also very demanding sport. Training was often grueling…"
"I put rowing -- but on a machine -- back into my upper-body workouts a few months, ago, and am really enjoying it. I count it as cardio rather than strength, and I've heard that it's a better cardio workout than an elliptical or a…"
Hey folks. I couldn't find a thread about this when I searched for one, so here's a new query for the site. What does AoM think of rowing? I've just taken the sport up and am curious to hear if anyone else has experience, insight, or advice to share.See More
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