Hydration is one of the easiest, and cheapest ways to improve performance. This is an area that most rowers, and people in general, can improve upon. Rowers tend to be very surprised when I tell them the amount of water that they should consume each day. They are surprised and shocked at how far off they have been from reaching their goal. I challenge my rowers to try to meet their hydration goals and see if they notice a difference in how they think, feel, move, and perform. I can almost guarantee every rower who tries this will notice a positive change.
Blake Gourley holds a Masters of Science in Sports Performance Training and has over 10 years of experience working with rowers. Read more