Balance exercises for rowing
Balancing a boat is easier with personal balance skills | Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe.
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01:00 This Past Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing.
04:14 The training program for August 2022 from Faster Masters
Training module – 1k program peak
5k program for Oct & November peak
HOCR specific program
Fitness is standalone 5 workouts for fat burning, endurance or strength endurance
Land training includes Balance Exercises in the gym
Benefits of having a rowing accountability partner
09:00 Body balance exercises
Supportive of our movements for ageing athletes
Balance is trainable over time.
11:00 The J-curve drill -Rebecca’s favourite balance exercise in the boat
14. 30 A basic pause drill at part of the cycle. Count One 1000, Two 1000 then go
Choose a point in the recovery to do it.. Marlene prefers arms and body away. It completes the acceleration phase.
Variations you can introduce
– Square /feather twice
– Cut the cake
Do it at low speeds and low ratings but with good pressure
20:00 – Podcast offer for new supporters – make a podcast donation and want to get the video of the J-curve drill message us
24:00 Body balance exercises standing
– One legged airplane row
– The star balance tap
28:00 Single leg jump
29:30 A listener question from Bernie – balance getting into the boat – from a dock