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1:50–About “Rowing Stronger”
2:45–What should a coach do before introducing strength training?
3:50–Should you test 1 rep maxes before each season?
5:50–Is the off-season the time to focus on dramatic 1RM increases?
7:50–The limitations of weight training for rowing
8:50–Importance of technique and strength training for rowing
10:00–Benefits of working with a strength coach
11:00–How can a rowing coach apply lessons learned in the gym to the water?
12:55–3 best rowing specific strength exercises
14:20–How often per week should rowers lift?
14:55–Different types of training splits and their advantages
15:50–Should you train high reps or low reps for rowing?
17:15–Improving hip mobility for rowing
18:30–Should postural imbalances be corrected before doing any lifting?
20:10–Anterior Pelvic Tilt and rowing, how to fix it and how to work around it
See: Hip Flexor Mobility for info about Anterior Pelvic Tilt
22:25–Free weights vs. machines
23:10–Strength training post-surgery
25:00–Weights for juniors/youths
See: Youth Training
28:15–Weights for teenage girls
30:50–Injury risk of higher rep lifting
31:50–Specific advice for older masters/veteran lifters
37:15–Specific advice for women, and women over 50 in particular
38:55–Injury risk for masters rowers
41:10–Discussion of the different chapters of “Rowing Stronger”
43:10–What is “periodization” and how does the block periodization system work?
46:25–If you had a magic wand to change one thing in the sport, what would you change?