National Learn to Row Day June 4–Try on-water rowing!

Saturday June 4 is national learn to row day – many rowing clubs are offering free open houses at which you can try on-water rowing in a safe and supervised environment. You can look up a club near you that is hosting an event here: Click to see In North Jersey, I’d recommend the following: … More National Learn to Row Day June 4–Try on-water rowing!

Don Bosco Prep rowing team is trying Crossfit this winter!

Today when I walked into my Crossfit box, Crossfit Ignite, I saw several members of the Don Bosco Prep rowing team getting some fundamentals instruction.  They are going to be incorporating Crossfit methods into their winter training program this season, and I wish them all the best.  I can’t wait to see these guys start … More Don Bosco Prep rowing team is trying Crossfit this winter!

The hazards of going overhead when outside of the Box

As a rower I am used to operating in one plane only…horizontal.  Anything outside of that is wasting energy and disrupting the run of the boat.  As a novice crossfitter, I found that my greatest weakness is shoulder girdle stability and flexibility for any movement that requires an overhead press.  For that reason I really … More The hazards of going overhead when outside of the Box