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In related work carried out by researchers at the University of Copenhagen, competitive rowers who trained at sea level achieved significantly greater gains in fitness, compared to rowers who trained at altitude.
In late 1996, at the age of 57, Noel Frost set two rowing world records in his sector - 55-59 male (heavy) - for the 30- and 60-minute distances. Here he describes months 2 and 3 of the training programme that led to the achievement
A critical look at recent research into training methods, fitness needs and lung function
Treadmill training: In mid-May, newspaper headlines trumpeted the news: treadmills are the best exercise device for individuals interested in burning calories and losing weight, beating stationary bicycles, stair machines, rowing devices, and cross-country ski machines by a whopping margin.
Noel Frost: How I started from nothing and won a rowing gold medal in nine months
Rowing Training: Here's the start of a month-by-month rowing programme which led to two world records.
Metabolic Rate And Exercise: Researchers have been trying to puzzle out the effects of exercise on energy expenditure (calorie burning) for decades.
Rowing Machine Training: Our veteran rower moves into the third stage of his record-breaking programme.
To win, you must prepare yourself to be the winner - not simply to "do my best"
Pre-race Dehydration: When rowers try to meet international weight requirements for competition, they often resort to 24-hour, pre-race dehydration regimes in hopes of reaching the required weight.