In case you missed it, here’s the recap from episode 3 of the Strength Coach Roundtable with our links added in below. In this episode, we discuss strength training for the purpose of preventing rowing injuries. What can we do in the gym as rowers, coaches, and strength coaches to help athletes stay healthy?
Will Ruth: Twitter, Facebook, StrengthCoachWill.com
Blake Gourley: Twitter, Facebook, RowingStrength.com
Joe Deleo: Twitter, Facebook, LeoTraining.io
In this episode, we discuss strength training for the purpose of preventing rowing injuries. What can we do in the gym as rowers, coaches, and strength coaches to help athletes stay healthy?
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0:30 — A few examples of injuries we see in rowers and how strength training can help prevent them.
7:00 — Overtraining and the importance of rest
14:15 — How can rowers and strength coaches prevent injuries from happening in the weight-room or as a result of strength training?
17:40 — Misconceptions about strength training
19:45 — Don’t do THESE exercises!
- Instead of the bench pull, try the batwing row
27:05 — Blake’s back injury, what he learned, what he does now to prevent it in other rowers
- How can coaches monitor their athletes to prevent injuries?
- Low back pain red flags
- Is it possible to be competitive and remain injury free in the sport of rowing?
- Anti-rotation holds: The Pallof Press
- Mobility for Rowers, the Thoracic Spine
- Returning to Sport for the Injured Athlete
40:38 — Reader question regarding sciatic nerve pain
46:00 — Injury prevention considerations for youth and masters rowers