December 2018 08
Why are rowers tall?
Posted By : Gregory Smith

Most world class rowers are tall.  Some of them are extremely tall.  And it makes sense, since work is force times distance.  A tall athlete can pull the oar through a wider sweep angle, or

December 2018 07
Session of the week – 2x8x500m
Posted By : sander

Threshold session. Warm up row for 12 minutes (including a few bursts at pace). Set up ergometer for 1:50 work, 1:10 rest. Do 8 intervals. Then row an active rest of 6 minutes. Dial up

November 2018 26
HRV measuring for Masters athletes in practice
Posted By : sander

Clinical studies and experiments on elite athletes have shown strong correlations between Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and accumulated (training) stress. Currently, companies like HRV4Training and EliteHRV are marketing apps that help you collect HRV data and use them

November 2018 23
Fusion or Glue? What’s the difference?
Posted By : sander

A quick explanation on the difference between the two. “Glue” puts together entire recordings in sequence. “Fusion” allows you to blend data from different sources recorded at the same time. Glue Workouts Glue Workouts is

November 2018 06
Rowing Data Workshops are Fun
Posted By : sander

We had a great Rowing Data workshop at the RV Naarden club yesterday. The audience was just the right size to make this interactive and informative, and they asked many very good questions. I started

November 2018 04
NK Link Logbook — First Impressions
Posted By : Gregory Smith

Here is a link to a side by side comparison table:  rowing online tool comparison.xlsx As an enthusiastic user of an NK speedcoach GPS and EmPower oarlock, I am always interested in new capabilities that

October 2018 30
Failing to plan is planning to fail
Posted By : sander

In the previous blog post I explained how rowsandall.com helps you committing to your goals and creating accountability for executing your training plan. This post is a how-to showing you exactly how to create a training

September 2018 13
Working on Recovery Efficiency
Posted By : sander

I am working on Efficiency around the catch and finish. I a man posting most of it on my personal training blog Blog.rowsandall.com but I think the thoughts are relevant enough to cross post here: About measuring