As becomes increasingly apparent the more time you spend on the rowing machine, there is more to indoor rowing technique than perhaps meets the eye. Here is a reminder of some of the basics, together with a few less obvious points.
Hands, body, slide
You will likely have heard ‘hands, body, slide’ as the basics of indoor rowing technique , but it does actually make sense. Although part of the on-the-water rationale is to facilitate coordination between crew members (not a concern on the rowing machine), it does provide for a solid technical foundation for use on the rowing machine.(more…)