by Jack Carter, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D and Chat E. Williams, CSCS,*D, CSPS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA
Personal Training Quarterly October 2014
Vol 2, Issue 4
Rowing is a physically demanding sport that requires its own unique training parameters to maximize performance. Strength and conditioning professionals should fully understand the components of the rowing stroke before working with rowing athletes. It is recommended that strength and conditioning professionals train their rowers with a targeted warm-up routine, specific resistance training exercises, and supplemental conditioning training to help reduce injury risk and optimize performance.
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