Injury is a Teacher

Learn from your injuries. In general, a contact injury is hard to prevent. The focus here is on non-contact injuries. These are what, for...

Programme Creep

You wouldn't get pills from a Doctor, get told to take 2 a day and take 4 because you think that's better.

Conditioning or Cardio?

Most people say they're doing cardio. "I'm doing some cardio today". "I just did an hour of cardio". We hear this all the time. Hopefully...

What Are You Training For?

If you don't know what you're training for, how do you know when you get there? Once you know your goal you then need to make it clearly...

What is Mental Toughness?

This article provides an overview of mental toughness, and how it can be broken down into 9 components, allowing these components to then...

Basic Core for Rowing

Your core is essential for all sports. Let's look at it for rowing. Here's what we will cover: 1. What is your core and why is it...

What is your Training Load?

In this article, when I talk about loading I'm not talking about the amount of weight that you are lifting. Rather, the total stress that...

Nutrition 101: The Basics

In the future, we will get much more in-depth on nutrition. But here is what you NEED to know as an athlete, whether you row or play...

How SLEEP helps your performance

Sleep should be the number 1 recovery tool of any athlete. People often look for fancy technology and the latest recovery methods to help...