rowing 3 Aug

Benefits of Rowing

Rowing is a lifelong sport than can be performed and enjoyed by people of all ages.
· Rowing is a smooth rhythmic motion and impact free.
· Rowing offers diverse training opportunities: inside, outside, water, land, competitively, or recreationally.
· Rowing promotes well being and self-esteem.
· Rowing is a sport you can bet on.
· Rowing is a collegiate scholarship sport.
· Rowing, along with cross country skiing, burns the most calories per minute of exertion compared to other sports.

Rowing improves performance in the following dimensions:

· SPEED DEVELOPMENT
· JOINT MOBILITY
· STRENGTH
· FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT
· QUICKNESS
· AGILITY
· BALANCE
· FLEXIBILITY
· NUTRITION
· LINEAR MOVEMENT
· POWER
· MENTAL TOUGHNESS
· ACCELERATION
· EXPLOSIVENESS
· REFLEX TIMING
· MUSCULAR ENDURANCE
· NEURAL-MOTOR SKILLS
· MUSCLE RECRUITMENT CAPABILITY
· BONE STRENGTH AND DENSITY
· STRENGTH OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE
· CARDIOVASCULAR MUSCULATURE
· LUNG CAPACITY
· MUSCLE ENDURANCE
· BLOOD-OXYGEN CAPACITY
· RESTING HEART RATE
· CALORIE AND FAT BURNING
· BLOOD CIRCULATION
· METABOLIC RATE
· MUSCLE MASS
· BODY COMPOSITION
· MUSCLE TONE
· RESPIRATORY EFFICIENCY
· STRENGTH, FLEXIBILITY, MOBILITY, COORDINATION
· BLOOD PRESSURE AND CHOLESTEROL
· And finally, rowing is FUN!

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