Practice makes perfect - Training at GB HQ
Practice makes perfect - Training at GB HQ

How do I get fit enough?

Follow these steps to get fit enough to take the 2K trial:


Watch a video on how to use a rowing machine properly.

Training plans

Olympic rowing gold medallist Martin Cross has put together for you a comprehensive guide to training, technique, setting goals and answers to a host of frequently asked questions such as "Isn't rowing really only for fit people?"

He's also produced training plans tailored for three different levels of fitness (beginner, intermediate and advanced) with a handy page to log your training.

- Download your Training guide

- Download your Advanced training plan

- Download your Intermediate training plan

- Download your Beginners training plan

- Download a Poster for your gym or workplace

Tips and Support from the GB Rowing Team

Watch motivational videos and messages of support from the GB Rowing Team on YouTube.


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We are currently putting all our rowers through their paces in the lead up to the GB Rowing Team Senior Trials. By taking part in this exciting, new scheme we hope you’ll get a taste of what it’s like for them in this hugely important year for our sport.

"I wish you every success with your training and hope you exceed all your own expectations. Good Luck!

David Tanner, GB Rowing Team Performance Director.