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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: The Pre-Race Routine

A good warm-up can make the difference between a so-so race and a stellar one. In your early season prep races, try this pre-race routine that the Green Racing Project skiers follow: Sticking to a solid pre-race routine helps you … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Ski Specific Strength in Poling and Double Poling

From GRP/USBA Biathlete and Fischer athlete Susan Dunklee This workout is great for improving core stability, core strength, arm strength, and balance. These drills are a staple of the US Biathlon Team’s strength training program. However, ski specific strength applies … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Singletrack Running with Mindfulness

Workout from Green Racing Project and Fischer athlete Caitlin Patterson Trail running can be a straightforward and nearly mindless workout – just lace up the shoes, find a local trail and go. However if you approach it with mindfulness, it … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Threshold Running/Walking with Poles

Workout from Green Racing Project and Fischer athlete Kaitlynn Miller This workout is part of our Marathon prep series presented by Fischer. We’ll be posting new workouts here every two weeks, along with other training and technique tips. The workouts … Continue reading

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SBTC Fall Workout of the Week: #1

Workout Type: A row at moderate stroke and heart rates with a focus on technique over the longer distances associated with head races. Purpose: Develop flow, feel and the fluid motion on the drive as well as the recovery. Reduce … Continue reading

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SBTC Workout of the Week: # 5

An early posting for the WotW. Enjoy, and expect to see the next entry during the week of the 3rd of May. Work-Out Type: Segmented race tempo pieces. Purpose: Helps the athletes learn to row within themselves and yet row … Continue reading

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SBTC Workout of the Week: # 4

Work-Out Type: Over-Distance Training Approaching Race Rates Purpose: Teach the athlete to increase speed as stroke rate increases. Secondly, to increase the rower’s ability to work effectively and efficiently at race ratings as he or she builds to competition season. … Continue reading

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SBTC Workout of the Week: # 3

The workout of the week returns after a Boat Race hiatus. Above is photographic evidence of one of the earliest known laps on Big Hosmer, done by Troy a little over a week ago. Work Out Type: Anaerobic threshold system … Continue reading

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SBTC Workout of the Week: # 2

Work Out Type: Medium to high aerobic pieces with emphasis on power, technique and boat control. Purpose: Re-establishing stroke length and power application without producing high levels of lactate. Develop the ability to shift up and down between 2 minute … Continue reading

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SBTC Workout of the Week: # 1

Editor’s note: This is the first in what we hope will be a series of workouts from SBTC head coach Larry Gluckman. Keep checking back as spring progresses for more workout ideas. Work Out Type: Stroke Play or Fartlek Purpose: … Continue reading

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