The “Orangutan Hang” as a pre-race rowing stretch?

The two key stretches I’ve added to my warmup over the past year are the deep, wide squat and the simple hang, or “orangutan hang”.  Today I did the latter on rings outside (each hang lasting about 20 seconds), and realized that this could be a wonderful pre-race stretch for rowing.  Why?  I was cold … More The “Orangutan Hang” as a pre-race rowing stretch?

Shoulder flexibility, kettlebell arm bars, and overall rowing mobility

So I landed a spot in a Dartmouth alumni eight at the Head of the Charles in Boston at the end of October, which is the largest regatta in the world.  It’s been 10 years since I raced to a middle-of-the pack finish in the Championship Single there.  It’s also been a year plus since … More Shoulder flexibility, kettlebell arm bars, and overall rowing mobility