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Gosh, how I felt for Anna Watkins when she announced her decision not to go for the 2016 Olympics in Rio so that she could spend more time with her baby son, William. She described it as the “hardest decision I’ve ever made”, and millions of us know how that feels. Not that millions of […]

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Anyone following the GB rowing squad as they prepare for the London 2012 Olympic Games can’t have failed to notice that the guys and girls representing us are powered by SiS, their official nutrition suppliers. With just a couple of weeks to go until it all kicks off, SiS have kindly given me a sneak […]

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There are a lot of non-rowers out there amongst my readers – and some pretty impressively fit ones, I’ll be the first to admit. Now, I’m guessing some of you runners and triathletes and body builders have had a go on the rowing machine in the gym every now and then (forgive me while I […]

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What rowers eat

If I needed an added incentive to get myself back on the water, the thought of all the food I’m missing out on would probably do it. Here’s what Olympic rower, Katherine Grainger, eats in a typical day. Mmmmm… just the thought of that second breakfast is making me hungry. Instead of eating, though, I’m […]

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