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Easy methods to arrange your rowing machine

3 ideas for establishing your erg / indoor rowing machine accurately in order that it’s “like your rowing boat”.

Easy methods to arrange an erg

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01:00 This Previous Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing. Talking on the US Rowing Conference, CRASH-B erg coaching program launch

06:00 Organising your erg

Resistance – the drag issue on Concept2 erg, Water rower, RP3 and Rowperfect. C2 drag issue is 100 – 110 or 115 for masters.

Consolation – set your seat and foot top to keep away from decrease again load and over-use accidents

Make your Erg “boat-like” is the important thing.

12:00 Easy methods to arrange your erg to be like your boat – single scull. Do brief 250m items at agency stress low price, come into the dock and get on the erg (additionally on the dock) and row 250m at comparable stress and price. Do they really feel the identical? If no, modify the erg damper setting and drag issue.

Fastened Head rowing machines versus floating head rowing machines – what’s the distinction? How does it have an effect on the set-up?

14:30 Why am I doing higher splits on a resistance 10 than 4?

23:00 Monitor top – set it for a “lengthy core” posture as suggested by Baz Moffat

25:00 Drills for leg drive off the catch

An excellent drive reduces the “slip” within the chain and will increase your efficient leg energy within the rowing stroke.

  • Drive suspension drill – put resistance excessive – sluggish movement rowing – equal contact for ft and fingers – the stress is identical
  • Legs solely rowing drill Begin with the set-up from the end – get into the forward-leaning catch posture, then roll up the slide. Row solely utilizing your legs – hold shoulders ahead of your hips and arms straight.
  • Quarter slide push drill From the catch, row ONLY the primary quarter of the leg drive, return to the catch. Progress down the slide in a pyramid. In case your erg monitor provides a pressure curve show, use this to verify your effectiveness in spinning the fly wheel as you lengthen and shorten the slide

37:00 Coffey Simulatoar – set the inboard of the sculls to match your boat.

Bio Rower – set the end / launch place accurately to match your boat.

Podcast Episode – how you can arrange the rowing machine

Take heed to the podcast on Organising your Erg



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