A hamstring stretch for rowers

A hamstring stretch for rowers

Lots of you have told me how useful you found the hip flexor stretch video I posted yesterday, so here’s a video demonstrating a hamstring stretch for rowers. Rowers tend to have very tight hamstrings and it’s not great for your technique, so it’s...
The erg test – a survivor’s tale

The erg test – a survivor’s tale

It looked like the scene of a bloodless massacre. Eight bodies lying in the rowing club gym  – some motionless and slumped over, others sprawled on the floor. But look! On closer inspection, it appeared that some were gasping for breath, and the occasional...