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Rowing articles with coaching insights, great workout programs and more from asensei, our coaches and contributors.

ComModule - Connect your WaterRower!

ComModule - Connect your WaterRower!

Ross Arnott Ross Arnott May 12th, 2022 14 minute read Rowing

The WaterRower is one of the most popular rowing machines due to its stylish appearance and the relaxing sound of water resistance.  Most WaterRowers come with the Series IV (S4) Performance Monitor as standard, which is great for displaying your... more »

Good Form is Free Speed - (RE)COMMIT #2

Good Form is Free Speed - (RE)COMMIT #2

May 11th, 2022 4 minute read News | Rowing

Good form is the key for becoming a faster indoor rower with less effort.  One of the primary benefits of the asensei rowing app is how easy it makes learning proper rowing technique, something a lot of recreational/gym rowers miss out on.... more »

Deliberate Practice with Helen Glover

Deliberate Practice with Helen Glover

May 5th, 2022 5 minute read Rowing

Helen Glover MBE is a British professional rower and a member of the Great Britain Rowing Team. Ranked the number 1 female rower in the world in 2015-16, she is a two-time Olympic champion, triple World champion, quintuple World... more »

Indoor Rowing Glossary - key terms, phrases and acronyms

Indoor Rowing Glossary - key terms, phrases and acronyms

April 27th, 2022 22 minute read Rowing

Indoor rowing is a pretty simple sport, but sometimes you'll come across some specific indoor rowing terminology, abbreviations or nicknames that can be a bit confusing or are are just new to you.  So whether you are starting out and a bit... more »

Coaching gold: the essence of the indoor rowing finish

Coaching gold: the essence of the indoor rowing finish

April 14th, 2022 8 minute read Rowing

In every rowing stroke, we are either working (driving) or resting (recovering). These phases are bookended by two positions called the Catch and the Finish. In this article, we’re diving into the details of the Finish to uncover expert tips from... more »

Coaching gold: the essence of the indoor rowing catch

Coaching gold: the essence of the indoor rowing catch

April 7th, 2022 7 minute read Rowing

The rowing stroke is a combination of the drive and the recovery. In each phase, there is a final action which completes the rest (recovery) and the push (drive). These are called the Catch position and the Finish position respectively. The indoor... more »

Indoor rowing at home: the essential guide

Indoor rowing at home: the essential guide

April 1st, 2022 25 minute read Rowing

Want to get started with indoor rowing at home, not sure where to begin?  We've got the essential guide for you.  It can be daunting when opening up Google and typing ‘best home workout’. The sheer quantity of information that comes... more »

NEW Rowing Program - EMBARK: Start rowing with WaterRower

NEW Rowing Program - EMBARK: Start rowing with WaterRower

asensei March 28th, 2022 4 minute read News | Rowing

Coached by Master Trainer Clare Holman from British Rowing, EMBARK: Start rowing with WaterRower is new rowing program from asensei - featuring a variety of workout types plus a guide to the WaterRower itself. The program begins with an overview... more »

Injury recovery and rehab through rowing

Injury recovery and rehab through rowing

March 17th, 2022 8 minute read Rowing

If you’ve been reading our asensei rowing blog posts, you’ll already be well aware of the versatility of the indoor rowing machine. Ideal as a full-body workout with dedicated training programs or as a tool for specific conditioning... more »

NEW Indoor Rowing Program - LEGS, BODY, ARMS with Johan Quie

NEW Indoor Rowing Program - LEGS, BODY, ARMS with Johan Quie

February 28th, 2022 4 minute read News | Press | Rowing

Inspired by Johan Quie’s college rowing days, LEGS, BODY, ARMS is a new asensei indoor rowing program consisting of seven workouts for all abilities and fitness levels - whether you have just started or are looking to beat your PB! Each workout is... more »