"Research identifies drive speed as critical for rowing performance and it may be even more important to rowing performance after establishing substantial strength"
"Do not subscribe to the idea that every rower MUST deadlift from the floor".
"Rower's spines experience enough load from the sport alone, adding excessive load to their supplementary training is never a great idea".
"What do cursive and rowing technique have in common"?
"One of the problems is that we don't understand our impact on our own health, or our role, when it comes to our team's health".
"I'm a huge fan of giving rowers responsibility".
I always thought it would be great to be on Mike Boyle's & Anthony Renna’s podcast but I never thought I’d get the chance. 8 years later I had the opportunity.
"What I see, feel, and hear, determines how I move".
"This may help rowers who have limited ankle mobility but it can be a horrible decision for rowers with limited hip mobility".
Blake Gourley holds a Masters of Science in Sports Performance Training and has over 12+ years of experience working with rowers. Read more