Strength Training Practices for Rowing – Part 2 – Strength Training for Performance

by Williamson Ruth, CSCS and Blake Gourley
NSCA Coach June 2020
Vol 7, Issue 1

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This article is the second of a series of articles on strength training practices for rowing and seeks to provide information on periodization strategies for rowers of different competitive levels and schedules, as well as include sample periodization plans and sample programs.

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This article originally appeared in NSCA Coach, a quarterly publication for NSCA Members that provides valuable takeaways for every level of strength and conditioning coach. You can find scientifically based articles specific to a wide variety of your athletes’ needs with Nutrition, Programming, and Youth columns. Read more articles from NSCA Coach »

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Will Ruth is a former high school rower who returned to the sport with the Western Washington University mens rowing team, coaching there for several ...

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