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Ingrid Taojo: From scrawny to athletic

Ingrid Taojo: From scrawny to athletic | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
WHAT drives you? For Ingrid Taojo, it’s her passion to achieve a personal best. In turn, she is enjoying the benefits of living an athletic life.At an early age the sport she got engaged in was ...
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"Somehow, rowing keeps on popping up in the conversation with this young woman."

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Exercise after menopause keeps women's minds in shape - Health24.com

Exercise after menopause keeps women's minds in shape - Health24.com | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Exercise after menopause keeps women's minds in shape
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Ten were randomised controlled trials, the most rigorous kind of study, in which women were randomly assigned to different exercise programmes or to no programme.
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Aerobic Exercise May Boost Memory - PsychCentral.com

Aerobic Exercise May Boost Memory - PsychCentral.com | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
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Aerobic Exercise May Boost Memory
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The balance and tone training was not strenuous exercise, and was considered the “control” group.
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Get on the #erg already! #concept2 #rowing

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BBC Horizon 2012 The Truth About Exercise [Video]

BBC Horizon 2012 The Truth About Exercise [Video] | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
BBC Horizon 2012 The Truth About Exercise

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Ski Erg Performance Points

A breakdown of good practices and performance points of how to use the ski erg.
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This Graphic Explains All the Health Hazards of Sitting for Too Long

This Graphic Explains All the Health Hazards of Sitting for Too Long | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
By now, you already know that prolonged sitting is bad for your body. But what exactly goes on when you sit for hours every day? This graphic from the Washington Post explains.

Via PAT NOVAK
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Stand-up desks are where it's at! 

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Eric Chan Wei Chiang's curator insight, June 27, 10:45 AM

There are many hazards when working in an office environment besides sitting too long. These include poor lighting, poor layout of furniture and poor housekeeping. More can be read here:

https://www.ohs.unsw.edu.au/officesafety/office_hazards.html

 

Ellen Diane's curator insight, June 28, 7:24 AM

headaches- neck&shoulder aches- eye strain--0

nancercize's curator insight, June 30, 2:29 PM

Now do you understand why I'm always inviting you out for a little walk in the park?

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Train Like a German Soccer Star

Train Like a German Soccer Star | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
A conversation with Mark Verstegen, the German national team’s American trainer.

Via Anne McKay
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Foam rolling - it's what all the cool kids are doing. 

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What happens when you get heat stroke? - Douglas J. Casa

What happens when you get heat stroke? - Douglas J. Casa | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Have you ever suffered from exertional heat stroke? This condition is caused by intense activity in the heat and is one of the top three killers of athletes and soldiers in training. Douglas J. Casa explains heat stroke’s tremendous effects on the human body and details an action plan in case it ever happens to someone you know.

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It's hot, be careful when you're erging without a fan or air conditioning! Learn the signs to watch for here.

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Hybrid workouts mash up aerobic and strength training in new challenge

Hybrid workouts mash up aerobic and strength training in new challenge | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
There was cardio, and there was strength. In the gym, the two have long been separate entities, in separate sections, often with separate audiences. If you wanted both, you hit the weights first and then jumped into an aerobics or spinning class, or vice versa. But that's changing.

Via Peter Mellow
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Rowing and SkiErging are perfect for this! Lots of workouts here if you want to try one: http://ucanrow2.com/resources/indoor-rowing-workouts/

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4 Reasons You Need to Add Rowing to Workout Routine

4 Reasons You Need to Add Rowing to Workout Routine | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
This exercise trend is getting popular fast, and for good reason too
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More reasons why we love rowing.  We recommend doing it with a certified instructor, though.  To find one near you click here: http://ucanrow2.com/instructors/findaninstructor/

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CrossFit Strategy for Jackie WOD | The CrossFit Rowing Blog

CrossFit Strategy for Jackie WOD | The CrossFit Rowing Blog | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
My box, CrossFit Ignite, did the Jackie benchmark WOD yesterday: 1000m row 50 thrusters @ 45lbs 20 pull ups Honestly, I was coming off of a race on Sunday and hadn't been doing much CrossFit for the past month, ...
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Owner of Bloomfield Hills workout facility strives to end childhood obesity

Owner of Bloomfield Hills workout facility strives to end childhood obesity | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Jordan Levin of Waterford Township had an uphill battle to achievement. (CrossFit Bloomfield (Michigan) hosts First Indoor Rowing Fundraiser 6/8 to raise awareness of childhood obesity.
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Proud to say that Jordan is a certified indoor rowing instructor, one of many doing great things in their communities.  Want to find an instructor in your area? Chase this link:  http://ucanrow2.com/instructors/findaninstructor/

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crossfitkada's video on Instagram (The crew boat on the side walk.
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Fun way to arrange your ergs. It's spring and the rowing machine is portable - get 'em outside! #getoutandrow
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Advantages of group exercise classes - Times Bulletin

Advantages of group exercise classes - Times Bulletin | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Group exercise classes are more than the loud music, fast movements
and shouts of encouragement that are seen and heard in a fitness room.
These half hour to
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Adaptive rowing helps those with disabilities to stay active - WTNH

Adaptive rowing helps those with disabilities to stay active - WTNH | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Adaptive rowing helps those with disabilities to stay active
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It's there that the Connecticut Adaptive Rowing Program is being held. People like Shellie Cyr and Joe Damon enjoy the challenge adaptive rowing presents.
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Watch: Baby seal goes for a ride on top of a rowing shell in Coal Harbour

Watch: Baby seal goes for a ride on top of a rowing shell in Coal Harbour | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
A baby seal was caught on video hitching a ride on top of a rowing shell in Vancouver's Coal Harbour yesterday afternoon.

Via Kathy Dowsett
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This is the #rowing life! 

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US installs exercise bikes at airports

US installs exercise bikes at airports | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Dana Donofree had half an hour to wait for her flight to Atlanta, Georgia, and decided to use the time by working out - in a terminal at Philadelphia International Airport.

Via Peter Mellow
UCanRow2's insight:

Interesting idea.  Obviously we'd prefer to see rowing machines, and even better in facilities with showers so you can get a real workout,but we'd be happy to try this. 

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nancercize's curator insight, August 7, 8:16 PM

An idea whose time has come... if only they had outdoor atria to put the bikes in! 

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The 5 Best Cardio Machines on the Planet | Indoor Rowing ...

The 5 Best Cardio Machines on the Planet | Indoor Rowing ... | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
According to Men's Health magazine, both the Concept2 Indoor Rower and SkiErg made the list of the top 5 best cardio machines.Upgrade your cardio routine and shred more fat with our cutting-edge fitness equipment.
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The Concept2 rowing machine and SkiErg front and center on this list.  As it should be!

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5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout

5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it

Half of Americans start their day with coffee. Exercising after downing a cup of coffee may offer a weight-loss advantage.

 

If you've always thought of coffee as a vice -- one you're simply not willing to give up -- you'll be happy to know that it's actually a secret superfood. And if you exercise, caffeine can offer even more functional benefits for your workouts.

 

Here are five more reasons to enjoy it as part of an active lifestyle, along with five "rules" for getting your fix healthfully.

 


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12 most budget-friendly social media tools

12 most budget-friendly social media tools | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Don't let money stand between you and better social media management.
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When you work in fitness you need all the help you can get.  There are some great tools here to help you get a handle on your social media and keep it from sucking you dry. 

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British Rowing appoints UVD as long-term technology partner

British Rowing appoints UVD as long-term technology partner | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
British Rowing, the national governing body for rowing in England, has chosen UVD as its long-term technology partner for indoor rowing...
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This is great news for indoor rowers. RowActiv was a cool idea that had stalled, now it looks like it's going to get a very nice update that will make it customizable and social.  Can't wait to see more! 

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Things you should never say to someone who's just lost 35 kilos

Things you should never say to someone who's just lost 35 kilos | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
When you're obese, people really notice when you start to lose weight.
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For those who have never lost a lot of weight, this provides some really useful perspective.  My experience (http://bit.ly/1kqQM6N) wasn't exactly hers, but there are definite parallels.  

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Losing Weight May Require Some Serious Fun

Losing Weight May Require Some Serious Fun | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Volunteers who were told to exercise by walking a mile consumed more calories afterward than those who were told to have fun while completing the same workout, a provocative new study found.
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One more excellent reason to love rowing. A good class is TONS of fun! 

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Special Olympics AND Rowing? Count Me In!

Special Olympics AND Rowing? Count Me In! | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
UCanRow2 and Concept2 are headed to the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games!  It’s the first time ever for these national games, and we need your help.
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5 Critical Ways a Woman's Metabolism Differs From a Man's (and What to Do About It) - Page 2 of 2 - Tabata Times

5 Critical Ways a Woman's Metabolism Differs From a Man's (and What to Do About It) - Page 2 of 2 - Tabata Times | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that changing your body is no simple task. Women face an even tougher task because of the way their metabolism works in comparison to men's.
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