If you follow my Twitter feed you’ve probably been seeing a lot of tweets about the Alumni Sprints. This was a first-of-its-kind rowing regatta organized by a Dartmouth classmate of mine, Syd Williams, with the help of a bunch of other alums who row for Ever Green Boat Club, the Dartmouth Alumni rowing organization. The … More How CrossFit Helped Me Win at Alumni Sprints
During the early fall, there is an opportunity to reduce the focus on sport-specific training for rowing and work on cross-training and rebuilding parts of the body that have suffered over the high-intensity summer racing season. For CrossFitters and rowers alike, there is also an opportunity to do some injury-proofing before changing over to indoor … More Core Stability for Indoor and Outdoor Rowing
I learn things every day. One of the most challenging things I’ve learned in Crossfit is the snatch. I hate them. I dread them. I stink at them. They hurt my shoulders and forearms. I used to cherry pick snatch WODs, I admit it. They have nothing to do with rowing, so why should I … More Snatches are for lifters, not rowers, right?