Erg training is a necessary evil of rowing. So we've asked for your most hated erg pieces. There's some classics, and some damn right evil ones. But we'll leave that to you to decide. In the meantime, pass the bucket...
As we come to the final stages of head race season in the UK. GB Rowing's Mat Tarrant sits down with Square Blades, and discusses winter training, head races, pre-race rituals, and improving race performance.
As we move into this cooler season, we look forward to a new series of rowing events in the British calendar including the Head of the River Fours (HoR4s), the Women’s Eights Head of the River Race (WEHoRR) and the Head of the River Race (HORR) – the biggest race of the winter season and the one most clubs will have been training for all winter.
Dating back to 1839, Henley Royal Regatta has been held every year since its inception and is steeped in history. Quintessentially English, Henley is considered to be one of the social highlights of the year, therefore it’s important to carefully select your attire for this traditional event.
Reported benefits of warming up include; enhanced physical performance, reduced muscle soreness and injury prevention. Ellie Travis, sports injury specialist at Performance Sports Therapy, provides us with expert insight into some great warm up techniques to do before your water session.
As of today we have a new office and, soon-to-be, shop! Just a stones throw from the River Dee in the busy and hip area called Handbridge.