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The transformation that only takes a few minutes

The transformation that only takes a few minutes | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Is it any surprise that the "transformation" shot is so tantalising?

Via Peter Mellow
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Let the buyer beware, and really beware of diet programs that promise "transformation" in just a few weeks. 

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Michael Wiener's curator insight, September 4, 2013 5:14 AM

Great tips inside for long-term weight loss results and overall health and fitness.

 

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Essential Business Tools for Fitness Professionals

Essential Business Tools for Fitness Professionals | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
The fitness industry is one of the fastest growing in the country. The increasing interest in fitness provides lucrative opportunities and positions to individuals, even in a down economy. In the ...
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5 Hot Spots to Roll Out Before Every Workout

5 Hot Spots to Roll Out Before Every Workout | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Want to reduce stiffness and pain and improve your overall performance on your next workout? Check out these foam roller exercises for the most important spots to target before you hit the gym.
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A Heart-Pumping Playlist to Help You Rock Your Cardio Routine

A Heart-Pumping Playlist to Help You Rock Your Cardio Routine | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Listen up to make your next 45-minute workout fly by.
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This list isn't for everybody, but you might find a good tune or two at least to add to your #workout repertoire. 

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Men's Four(M4) Final Rowing World Cup 2014 Sydney

Men's Four(M4) Final Rowing World Cup 2014 Sydney.
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Nice close-up look at an on-water race.  Check the bladework shots at the end.  Beauty. 

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Inner City Family Finds Outlet For Children In Rowing - MyFox Philadelphia

Inner City Family Finds Outlet For Children In Rowing - MyFox Philadelphia | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Inner City Family Finds Outlet For Children In Rowing
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For Devante Nichols, it's rowing. "The first time I ever saw him row on the Christiana, I was like 'man he looks good out there," says Teresa Nichols, Devante and Devon's mom.
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Rowing for a worthy cause - MiningGazette.com | News, Sports, Jobs - Houghton, Michigan - The Daily Mining Gazette

Rowing for a worthy cause - MiningGazette.com | News, Sports, Jobs - Houghton, Michigan - The Daily Mining Gazette | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
HOUGHTON — On Nov. 5, Terry Smythe was diagnosed with a particularly rare type of melanoma, and on No.
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How Caffeine Helps Fat Burning and Exercise Energy | My Fitness Hut: Build Muscle, Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism, Lose Weight

How Caffeine Helps Fat Burning and Exercise Energy | My Fitness Hut: Build Muscle, Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism, Lose Weight | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it

Via Ellen Diane
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Thank goodness for this news, coffee (and tea)  powers our rows around here, especially during the World Erg Challenge! 

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Ellen Diane's curator insight, April 1, 5:36 AM

strong, black, bold--- my best vitamin:))))))

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Concept2 Rower Makes Open Debut

Concept2 Rower Makes Open Debut | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
The rower is one of the few pieces of metabolic-conditioning equipment that comes from an actual sport. It is also a multi-joint, full-body movement. It fits in very well with the wave of muscular con
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This is great news, and long overdue.  #crossfit

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A Stroke of Fitness - Philly.com

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A Stroke of Fitness
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The show has raised indoor rowing's profile, but in reality the activity has been increasing in popularity since CrossFit hit big with fitness enthusiasts – it is an integral part of many such programs.
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With Help From Sponsors, Women Rowers Catch Up With Men - New York Times

With Help From Sponsors, Women Rowers Catch Up With Men - New York Times | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
With Help From Sponsors, Women Rowers Catch Up With Men
New York Times
For the women's rowers, Newton's sponsorship was transformational.
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Don't Ditch the Carbs! Here's Why

Don't Ditch the Carbs! Here's Why | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Many people have found success eliminating carbs to lose weight, but ditching bread, pasta, and cooked whole grains means missing out on valuable vitamins and minerals. Not only that, but since a person can't (and shouldn't) sustain a carb-free diet

Via Ellen Diane
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We agree, a carb-free diet?  No, and especially not with an intense workout like rowing.  Get rid of the flour and sugar though wherever possible and opt for more waistline-friendly energy providers like sweet potatoes, bananas and plantains. 

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Ellen Diane's curator insight, March 28, 4:35 AM

eliminate the white flour/white sugar

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Why Rowing Is the New Spinning - Shape Magazine (blog)

Why Rowing Is the New Spinning - Shape Magazine (blog) | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Why Rowing Is the New Spinning
Shape Magazine (blog)
Spin class is so 2013. The fitness trend people can't get enough of this year? Rowing!
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Rowing Center adds adaptive program - Hamilton Journal News (subscription)

Rowing Center adds adaptive program - Hamilton Journal News (subscription) | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Rowing Center adds adaptive program
Hamilton Journal News (subscription)
Justin Oehler has a harder time exercising after sustaining a traumatic brain injury last March, but he hasn't let it slow him down.
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Why all the Rowers Chief?

Why all the Rowers Chief? | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
 We are often asked:“What makes the indoor rower any better than other forms of equipment for metcon [metabolic conditioning] training?”The typical measure of aerobic exercise is elevated heart r
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A Number That May Not Add Up - NYTimes.com

A Number That May Not Add Up - NYTimes.com | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
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As our Terry Smythe likes to say, "Thin doesn't equal fit any more than fat equals unfit."

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71-year-old Parchment woman rows 85k meters a day

71-year-old Parchment woman rows 85k meters a day | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
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This is why Concept2's rowing challenges are so awesome. They get people moving, they help build communities, they bring people together. Awesome.
#concept2 #rowing #indoorrowing

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Rachel Morris: Paralympic champion quits cycling for rowing - BBC News

Rachel Morris: Paralympic champion quits cycling for rowing - BBC News | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
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Rachel Morris: Paralympic champion quits cycling for rowing
BBC News
Former Paralympic hand-cycling gold medallist Rachel Morris has decided to switch sports and compete as a rower.
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Strong at every age

Strong at every age | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
The debate is over - the key to health and fitness is to get moving, whether you are three or 73.

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How Coconut Oil Can Help You Lose Weight

How Coconut Oil Can Help You Lose Weight | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Coconut oil is the world’s most weight-loss-friendly fat. It contains a unique combination of fatty acids with powerful effects on metabolism. Several studies show that just by adding coconut oil to your diet, you can lose fat, especially the “dangerous” fat in the abdominal cavity.

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Ellen Diane's curator insight, April 1, 5:04 AM

I do that w/ red pepper;)

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Six Questions to Answer Before Opening Your Own Training Studio

Six Questions to Answer Before Opening Your Own Training Studio | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Six Questions to Answer Before Opening Your Own Training Studio

Via Cris Dobrosielski
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There are lots of rowing studios popping up these days across the United States, some better prepared than others for the realities of running a business day-to-day.  This is an important read for anyone who's thinking about getting into the business.  

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Cris Dobrosielski's curator insight, November 23, 2013 11:21 PM

If you're interested in starting your own health, fitness and wellness business, you will be well served  by taking a look at this article.

 

The aim is to help fitness professionals build clinics that transform lives and provide an abundundant economic opportunities for hard working, well intentioned wellness warriors.

 

Train smart, have fun, and never give-up,

Coach Cris

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Add Indoor Rowing To Your Repertoire - Huffington Post

Add Indoor Rowing To Your Repertoire - Huffington Post | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Add Indoor Rowing To Your Repertoire
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Rowing isn't exactly the most accessible form of exercise around. Unless you're in prep school. Or a Winklevoss twin. And that dusty erg sitting in the corner of your gym?
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6 Rowing Machine Mistakes (And How to Fix Them) - Health.com

6 Rowing Machine Mistakes (And How to Fix Them) - Health.com | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
6 Rowing Machine Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)
Health.com
Not sure how to work out on a rowing machine without looking like a total fish out of water?
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Rowing classes top spinning as NYC's top fitness trend - New York Post

Rowing classes top spinning as NYC's top fitness trend - New York Post | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Rowing classes top spinning as NYC's top fitness trend
New York Post
As Stevie Turner settles into a rowing machine, the 28-year-old Murray Hill resident gradually starts to find her rhythm.
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Yep.  Rowing IS the new Spinning.  Only better because unlike Spinning, rowing is a total-body exercise. 

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Rowing coach Davenport enters Florida Tech hall of fame - My Eastern Shore

Rowing coach Davenport enters Florida Tech hall of fame - My Eastern Shore | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Rowing coach Davenport enters Florida Tech hall of fame
My Eastern Shore
MELBOURNE, Fla. — Washington head women's rowing coach Mike Davenport was inducted into the Florida Institute of Technology Sports Hall of Fame on Friday night, Feb.
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If you coach a sport (not just rowing) you need to check out http://www.coachingsportstoday.com/. ; Lots of free articles, and Mike is an inspiration when it comes to thinking smartly about leading others. 

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Want PRs? Learn Rowing Workouts from Ironman | Onnit Blog ...

Want PRs? Learn Rowing Workouts from Ironman | Onnit Blog ... | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Want to get serious about setting your next rowing PR? Then it s time to look at your form and take some tips from Ironman Jack Nunn.
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