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How to Win a 70-Mile Rowing Race

How to Win a 70-Mile Rowing Race

I’m not just a Doctor of Physical Therapy… I row “a little bit” in my spare time as well.

This year as “Team IMUA”, my teammate Thiago Silva and I raced and won the 2nd annual Seventy48 race in Seattle, WA. We trained for months, emphasized an enhanced training regimen including better sleep (and more of it) and better nutrition. After 10 hours and 49 minutes, we crossed the finish line 1st, beating the 110 other human powered rowing and paddling craft. Here’s how we did it…