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Old 11-15-2007, 07:57 PM   #12
Tom Rawls
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 145

To some extent the question has gotten turned around. For me, I am wondering less about how helpful squats, deadlifts, cleans, etc would be in training for rowing, and am wondering more how rowing might affect lifting.

That is, if I have been doing is essentially high-rep, low-weight strength training by hauling on an erg (figure 5 to 10 thousand reps per week) how does that training affect performance in explosive, low-rep lifting?

It's largely an academic question. I'll do the lifting and see where I end up. I'm just curious. Doing the trainng is only part of the fun. Discussing it is also entertaining--and instructive, of course.
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