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Concept 2 Rower
Muscle gain: It's a simple concept but hard to do. Resistive exercise and protein in diet of 2mg kg of body weight each day. Legs, back, abdomen, and arm exercise against resistance daily. 3 sets of as much weight as you can lift for 12 reps on each exercise. 30 -45 minutes a day is adequate. No easy route except Anabolic steroids that you should not do. ...Read more
My 14 yr old son has some back circles on his feet. He says there is no pain. He is a rower and consistently takes long showers. ?
? wart: I assume you meant black circles. If they are relatively small ( ...Read more
Rower-hipflexor/groin/lowerback/upper glute pain.Swelling in groin area. Clicking sometimes.Have been resting for a week&icing but still in pain?
Sacroiliac joint: A loose and subluxing sacroiliac joint (sij) of the pelvis can pop, cause sciatica, and pain that radiates to the low back, hip, and groin. Rowing, mopping, lifting while twisting, making beds, etc. Arouses painful ligament stretch of the sij; as does having sex in the missionary position. Any young female with this pain pattern should study the brighton criteria for joint hypermobility syndrome. ...Read more
Anything intrinsically bad using rower with cervical anterolisthesis? Already looked all over web and only find answers to lumbar q's or spondylosis
No : Should be no issue as long as you have correct posture and technique. ...Read more
Hip clicking \u0026#40;but no pain when it clicks\u0026#41;. Pain in the groin area, under my hip, and sometimes towards the back\u0026#40;glutes\u0026#41;? Avid rower and young athlete
Sacroiliac joint: A female teenager with a chronically pained hip region and a "snapping" sound emanating from that region needs to be checked for pelvic joint (sacroiliac joint) subluxation. The lumbar spine does not snap, but the sacroiliac joint does. See an osteopath for a diagnosis. Check the brighton criteria to see if you have benign joint hypermobility syndrome. ...Read more
I am a rower and i run a lot. I have a pain at the back of my heel. Doctors tell me its calcium depositing on Achilles tendon. What should I do?
I had catheter ablation for atrial flutter at BW. How long before I resume normal exercise. I was a rower & am used to strenuous workouts. I am 62.
Ok so I'm a rower and my feet hurt every time I use a rowing machine but not in a boat. It hurts in the balls of my feet and along the arches?
You would need to : Provide more info such as what do you wear on your feet when you are in the boat if anything vs the machine? Is their any difference? Also, what is the difference between the boat and the simulator in terms of how the feet are positioned? ...Read more
Hip pain under right hip bone, groin, and sometimes lower glute. Snapping if moved sometimes but not painful snapping. Young athlete and rower?
Let me explain: Rowing injuries are primarily overuse related. The knee, lumbar spine, and ribs are most commonly affected. The injury incidence is directly related to the volume of training and technique. Hip injuries also related to either overuse or wrong technique. It sound to me you developed some inflammation in that (groin). ...Read more
How do I prevent blisters all over my butt/legs when I work out and sweat heavily 5-6 hrs a day? (I am a rower)
Tough one: This is tough because of the activity that you do that involves humidity. If you have a choice of what you can wear, choose more breathable materials and when you shower, gently exfoliate with a loofa. I hope this helps. ...Read more