Training Through Hurricane Sandy–Minimum Effective Dose

Many of us on the East Coast are preparing to submerge for a week of rain and lost power with Hurricane Sandy, and possible an early end to the fall rowing season based on experience with Hurricane Irene last year. How do you fit in training given the flurry of preparations and the fact that … More Training Through Hurricane Sandy–Minimum Effective Dose

Competitive people often forget how to recover….

I recently saw a great article in Competitor Running about flipping your mental switch from planning your training cycle to planning your recovery cycle.  I confess – guilty as charged, as are, I suspect, many people in competitive sports.  When you see the total training hours per year for world-class rowers starting to exceed 1000, … More Competitive people often forget how to recover….