The goal of this post is to offer a few thoughts on rowing-specific workouts for Crossfit athletes.
If you are a rower or if you work with rowers (as a coach, trainer, or therapist), the following information will help you prevent and manage common rowing injuries.
The female athlete triad is best managed by a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, dieticians, athletic trainers, behavioural health clinicians, and exercise physiologists. The management plan needs to consider the goals of the athlete, and their unique diet, training practices, and level of competition.
The exercise that is right for an athlete will depend on several factors including the nature of their injury, period of their recovery, and the sport or activity to which they wish to return. The activity this post focuses on is high-speed running.
The nature of the workload and characteristics of the athlete (predisposition) together determine an individual's susceptibility for injury during any given training session or competition.
Overtraining results when the TOTAL amount of stress experienced by an athlete exceeds their capacity to cope.
In a recent article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, 17 expert clinicians discussed key issues in, and presented recommendations for, return to sport decision-making. Here’s a link to the article. If you are a coach, athlete, or clinician, I recommend taking a look. The following is a summary.
Individual physiology and dynamic environments inspire movement creativity.
When engaging in any fitness regime, it is beneficial to understand a few key principles of athletic training. When adhered to, these principles encourage progression and minimize injury.