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Two Tips to a Better, Stronger Catch

Two Tips to a Better, Stronger Catch

Tight hamstrings and tight calves are too often the culprits blamed for catch compression challenges in the rowing shell.

Yet while male and female rowers alike suffer from the common malady of tight muscles, there's an unexpected, lesser known and more complicated neighboring body structure implicated:

The ankle.

The Secret Formula That Helped Me Win My First Gold Medal ... This Year.

The Secret Formula That Helped Me Win My First Gold Medal ... This Year.

Just like you, for years I believed that a proper warmup involved taking multiple repetitions of the sport at hand - layups, practice swings, rowing strokes. Follow that with some static stretching to loosen the muscles. Stick to that prescription and there's no way I'll get injured...