It's the motion at our foot and ankle that allows us to load our whole backside.
Can our ankles be as stable as the strongest woodworking joint?
Just like running, rowing should also have a shoe recommendation based on foot type.
If you can’t dead-lift from the floor it doesn’t make you less of a person.
Everyone should be squatting. Not everyone should be married to a specific variation.
We are always looking for joints to be mobile enough to load force efficiently, and stable enough to use that force in an efficient manner.
We need to be able to roll up over the big toe as we ride into the catch.
Overwhelmed by all the information on the ankle? Here's a quick recap!
Blake Gourley holds a Masters of Science in Sports Performance Training and has over 10 years of experience working with rowers. Read more