This Is The Life Of A Rower
the look the lightweights give the heavyweights when someone brings cupcakes to practice
therowinglife:

So ready for winter training to be over.

therowinglife:

So ready for winter training to be over.

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teenshealthandfitness:

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Work for what you want!
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littlerowerthings:

I am really frustrated by our sport when it comes to the erg being viewed as a torture device rather than a helpful tool that people can enjoy. This negative mindset, which is extremely contagious, plagues the sport, preventing athletes from training to their potential and possibly serving as one of the reasons that careers in rowing, at every level, are often so short.

My main problem is that everywhere I turn in the rowing community, whether it’s high school guys and girls, college guys and girls, or even National Team hopefuls, I hear of people dreading the erg. I’ve never heard about a cross country runner ‘dreading’ a track workout. True, basketball and football players may dread running wind sprints or other such conditioning activities, but I can live with that because those are not endurance sports. In other words, when strength, power, endurance, mental toughness, and monotonous activity are the bread and butter of your sport, it seems wholly inappropriate to create a culture that disdains such fundamentally important and central activities.

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if I have to look at this dang machine one more time this winter……

if I have to look at this dang machine one more time this winter……

When someone’s going for my erg before the workout