I had some questions from CrossFitters recently about breathing strategies for rowing. They had been watching some videos in which people were trying to apply deadlift technique to rowing – i.e. knees out, back straight, breathe in before the catch, etc. There is not a huge body of work on this topic, because it’s something … More Breathing Technique for Rowing
I finally got my copy of Power, Speed, Endurance by Brian MacKenzie of CrossFit Endurance. I have to admit, I didn’t know what to expect – maybe 100 pages filled with controversial ideas. What I got was: A beautiful, thick, large-format book packed with hundreds of slow-motion stills of every CrossFit exercise as well as … More BMack vs. Bompa–First Thoughts on Power, Speed, Endurance
Thanks to RowingRelated for posting this GoPro video from Rowing New Zealand, who arguably produced the highest medal count for the size of their country in the London 2012 Games. My favorite part is 3:00 in when they are showing the men’s double – this is the definition of “take it out square at the … More Amazing Rowing Technique Video (and good soundtrack)!