Could rowing be the perfect sport?
You might think so after talking to rowing enthusiasts. Rowers tend to be passionate about their sport. The sensation of being able to propel a boat at speed through the water under one’s own power is exhilarating. It requires teamwork and concentration and uses the muscles from the three major muscle groups. Rowing is a sport that can be enjoyed by all and throughout one's life.
SO WHY IS ROWING SUCH A GREAT SPORT?
Rowing is an incredible physical activity
Rowing, taken to its highest level, creates some of the world's most fit athletes
Done right, rowing looks graceful, elegant and sometimes effortless. Don't be fooled though, according to those who evaluate them, Olympic rowers are the world’s most physically fit athletes. The sport demands endurance, strength, balance, mental discipline, and an ability to continue on when your body is demanding that you stop. Physically, rowing is a total body workout
. Rowing only looks like an upper body sport. Although upper body strength is important, the strength of the rowing stroke comes from the legs.
athletes at the elite and Olympic level will also tell you that IT'S FUN!
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