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In Equipment, Rowing, Videos

August 21, 2011

Video Article

Angela Hart, a Concept2 master trainer, gives the lowdown on maintaining your rowers for long and efficient use. She specifically tackles how you can refurbish a used rower yourself.

Hart instructs the trainers to store rowers with the handle at the chain guard, not at the hook, because tension on the bungee system reduces the chain recoil. Telltale signs of a lose bungee are that lack of natural recoil and a slackened chain at… Continue Reading

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Rowing Instruction: Rower Maintenance

By Rory McKernan and Greg Hammond

In Rowing, Videos

April 29, 2011

Video Article

Join Rory McKernan of CrossFit HQ Media as he receives some rowing tips at a CrossFit Rowing Seminar. In this video, McKernan learns how to perform basic rower maintenance from Greg Hammond of Concept2.

Hammond recommends storing the rowers as two pieces for safety and for saving space, and he shows how easy it is to take the rower apart and put it back together again.

For chain maintenance, the location of your affiliate… Continue Reading

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Rowing Instruction: Operating the Monitor

By Rory McKernan and Greg Hammond

In Rowing, Videos

April 12, 2011

Video Article

Join Rory McKernan of CrossFit HQ Media as he receives some rowing tips at a CrossFit Rowing Seminar. In this video, he gets the scoop on the rowing monitor from Greg Hammond of Concept2.

“I would say most CrossFitters, even with a PM3, (are) using maybe 2 or 3 percent of what it can do,” Hammond says. He shows McKernan how the monitor can make a difference in CrossFit workouts and programming.

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Learning How to Row With an Olympian: Part 2

By Erin Cafaro and Rory McKernan

In Rowing, Videos

March 29, 2011

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Join Rory McKernan of CrossFit HQ Media as he receives some rowing tips from Rowing Seminar trainer Erin Cafaro, who won an Olympic gold medal in Beijing in the women’s eights event. Cafaro coaches McKernan through a rowing session on a Concept2.

In Part 2, Cafaro provides some tips to fine tune your rowing technique.

“The idea is to keep this chain as tight as possible. You never want any slack because that is ... a loss… Continue Reading

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Learning How to Row With an Olympian: Part 1

By Erin Cafaro and Rory McKernan

In Rowing, Videos

March 17, 2011

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Join Rory McKernan of CrossFit HQ Media as he receives some rowing tips from Rowing Seminar trainer Erin Cafaro, who won an Olympic gold medal in Beijing in the women’s eights event.

Cafaro coaches McKernan through a rowing session on a Concept2, and her first instructions focus on the set-up.

“Every time you sit on an erg, you want to kind of personalize it for yourself,” she says as she sets him up on… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Rowing, Videos

March 01, 2011

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Jon Kissick of Front Range CrossFit is a rower who competed in college and on the U.S. team. He coaches a specialized rowing program at Front Range CrossFit.

Kissick’s CrossFit community benefits from rowing seminars to improve technique for greater efficiency. The higher-level athletes and those interested in competing in rowing have more training and workouts to learn more advanced skills.

One of these skills is pacing.

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 133

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Coaching, Radio, Rowing

August 18, 2010

Audio Article

On Episode 133 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Brad Thorne, owner of CrossFit Cache Valley. Justin also interviewed Olympic gold medalist and CrossFit SME Erin Cafaro. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Aug. 18th, 2010.

4:50 CrossFit Cache Valley owner Brad Thorne came on the show to talk about how he keeps things fresh after being in business for two and a half… Continue Reading

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Pure Pulling Power

By Doug Csima, Kevin Light and Malcolm Howard

In Rowing, Videos

June 11, 2010

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Just like CrossFit lifters can tell you their 3-rep max for any given movement, top Canadian rowers can tell you their 3-stroke max on a Concept2 erg.

Doug Csima is a member of the Rowing Canada team, and he tried to beat his 3-stroke max at a training session at CrossFit East Sacramento. With teammates bracing the erg to prevent sliding, Csima hauls off in hopes of breaking his personal record of 1,120 watts on the last stroke… Continue Reading

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