SO WHY IS ROWING SUCH A GREAT SPORT?
Rowing is an incredible physical activity
Full-body fitness: Rowing combines a full-body fitness sport with a recreational activity, offering a complete physical and mental conditioning program all in one.
Everyone can row: People of all ages and sizes in reasonable physical shape can learn to row and achieve a level of accomplishment that is both physically beneficial and personally rewarding. Rowing is now recognized as an effective means of therapeutic conditioning used in various applications, from joggers with bad knees to those with physical handicaps.
Eases stress, promotes mental health: Out on the water, you are far from the maddening crowd in a world that stimulates your senses while challenging your efforts.
It’s exhilarating: Rowing doesn’t encourage boredom; you’re constantly learning and so look forward to your next row, whether it’s to workout or work less.
You’ll get and stay fit: The fascinating sport of rowing, simply put, is a fun way to stay fit.
Bottom line: IT’S FUN!
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Rowing will teach you skills and provide conditioning
Teamwork – unless you only row a single, rowing is the ultimate team sport.
The ABCs – agility, balance, coordination and speed.
Harmony – because all the rowers must swing together in unison
Balance – because the athletes and the boat and the water are moving
Rhythm – because to do it well requires the timing and grace of a musician or dancer
Power – because to move the boat as fast as possible requires significant effort
Endurance – because all of this must be done to perfection for an extended period of time.
Bottom line: You’ll have FUN and you might also have a leaner and more sculpted body (no guarantees).
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!