We often joke about overwhelm but in fact it can be very serious. The stress it produces can take a true toll on your body: Elevated heart attack risk, high blood pressure, weakened immune system, just to name a few. Read here for the 5-step process to help you get out of overwhelm and back into action.
Somewhere along the way in pretty much every rower’s career, the time comes to take on that most iconic of racing distances, the 2000-meter row.
In fact, competitive on-water rowers often live or die by their ability to cover that distance as quickly as possible on the rowing machine. And for high-school rowers, a good 2K erg time can mean the difference between a free ride to college and going it alone.
If you’ve ever done one, you know that the 2K has the potential to be …
There’s nothing we love more than getting a juicy question in our social media DMs or blog comments. Like this one:
“I’ve been rowing for a while and I know I’ve developed some bad habits that I need to shake. Help!” Does that one resonate with you? If it does you’ll want to read on to get our 3 best tips to help you row better.
What’s your biggest goal related to rowing? If you’re like most people, you’d love to use the machine to drop some weight. “Rowing for weight loss” and similar terms are perennial favorite Google searches. New year, new month or just new week, it’s the number one goal that people have when it comes to rowing and their health. And with good reason! The rowing machine is a GREAT tool for weight loss, one of the best around. But you need to know how to do it correctly to get great results that also last.
Need a gift for the indoor rower on your list? We’re here to help! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite indoor rowing and rowing-related products to help you the next time you need the perfect birthday, holiday, or anniversary present. UCanRow2 rower tested, and approved!
Let’s talk workout prep! What’s your typical workout warm up?
If you’re like most people, you spend less than 5 minutes doing something where you’re randomly moving, probably paying more attention to the TV, a magazine, or your friend on the machine next to you than you are actually preparing for your workout.
Don’t waste the warmup! It’s super important, both physically and mentally. Try these and get ready to go fast!
A longer row machine workout could be the key to helping you build your endurance and crush your next hike, long bike ride or day out with your children or grandchildren. Not to mention helping build the engine you’ll need for your next 2K. We call these the workouts that rowers love to hate.
Fathers get no respect when it comes to their special day.
Tools and ties, yes. But do a keyword search for “Father’s Day workout” and the term isn’t even searched enough to rank as something that’s highly sought after. Never mind a father’s day workout on the rowing machine, which we think is the best kind of workout for dads, obvi.
We’re here to change that.
We put our heads together with our certified instructors and came up with 4 brand new rowing workouts (or SkiErg or BikeErg) …
What’s better than a new St. Patrick’s Day playlist? How about two! One for all-purpose rowing and workouts, another for rowing intervals. Erin go row!
Thought for the day: Want to get noticed? Make sure you stand out.