Fast, Effective, & Fun – Workout Wednesday

Hey guy! It’s once again Wednesday and time for another new workout. Hump Days are always a little rough and fitting in a long workout just isn’t always possible for my schedule (or yours!). So today’s workout is centered around my favorite and most effective piece of cardio equipment, the rower! The rower is scary for a lot of people because they just aren’t sure how to use it. Or for many of us, five minutes on the rower and we’re pooped! I understand both thoughts but I want you to break out of your comfort zone and find the rower next time you’re at the gym. For a little form help check out this awesome video WaterRower featuring the amazing Jay Blahnik and Josh Crosby to help perfect your technique.

Now that you have a better idea of how to row more efficiently and effectively take this workout for a spin.

The rower gives you a great full body workout but rest is needed to work hard again during the next round. Use the strength exercises to slow down a bit and recover just enough to push your limits again! Set a goal for yourself each round to row the 250 meters faster than the last round. From warm-up to cool-down this workout should take 35-45 minutes. Good luck!

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6 Comments on Fast, Effective, & Fun – Workout Wednesday

  1. Aimee
    January 21, 2015 at 11:05 am (3 years ago)

    I always forget about the rowing machine! Thanks for the reminder. 🙂 #wowlinkup

    • alisonfaith17
      January 21, 2015 at 6:55 pm (3 years ago)

      Hope you remember it for your next workout! Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Femme Fitale Fit Club
    January 21, 2015 at 6:52 pm (3 years ago)

    I do the rower with my personal trainer and actually quite like it!! She tells me to keep my elbows UP and pull back and down so I focus on my form a lot to get it right.

    • alisonfaith17
      January 21, 2015 at 6:55 pm (3 years ago)

      So glad your trainer adds the rower to your workouts! I always see the most changes in my fitness when I add the rower to my routine!

  3. Kati Anne Blair
    January 22, 2015 at 7:46 am (3 years ago)

    I have always wanted to try the rowing machine, just never knew what to aim for. Thanks! #wowlinkup

    • alisonfaith17
      January 22, 2015 at 9:29 am (3 years ago)

      Hope you have a better idea now and use it next time you’re at the gym! Thanks for stopping by Kati!


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