2 x 20 Minute Rowing Endurance Intervals

This 2 x 20 Minute Rowing Endurance Interval workout will Improve your Aerobic Endurance Base. Build this into your Rowing Training Schedule at least once per week in the off-season.

Workout Snapshot

Detail Time (min) Rate
Rowing warm up 10 min 10:00 20
1 x 20 min 20:00 22–24
1 x 5 min 5:00 -
1 x 20 min 20:00 22–24
Rowing cool down 5 min 5:00 20

Total Time: 60 min | Work Time: 40 min | Intensity: UT1 | Strokes: 1080 | Avg Rate: 23 | Work Rate: 23

UT1 intervals

Steps
  • Warm up for 10 minutes following the warm up intensity schedule here.
  • Row for 20 minutes at 22-24 strokes per minute between UT1 Rowing Intensity and UT2.
  • Rest for 5 minutes and repeat.
  • Finally cool down with 5 minutes easy rowing.
Warm-up
  • UT2 10 min warm up.
  • Start with some easy half slide strokes for 1 minute
  • Go to full slide after 1 minute, rowing light at rate 18-20
  • After 2 minutes, increase your power and hold the rate steady at 18-20
  • After 3 minutes, increase power again to near UT2 pace at 20 stokes per minute
  • After 7 minutes, stop and sip some water.
  • Start rowing again and aim for 30 strokes at your UT1 pace.
  • Coming up on 10 minutes, do 10 strokes at your AT pace.
  • Stop and get ready for the workout.
Pro Tips Pro

  1. Sit up and pitch your body slightly forward on the recovery phase.
  2. The rest is important - try to keep moving and pulling light. Sip some water.
  3. Decrease your power and speed if you feel like you won't make it to the end.
  4. Enjoy the rhythm of the rowing movement and use it to build your motivation to row hard.
  5. Set your feet height in the optimum position - check the rowing machine setup] guide.

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30 Minute UT1 Rowing Workout

Power-up with this 30 Minute UT1 Rowing Workout. Target Rate and Intensity Zone is 22 - 24 Strokes Per Minute at UT1 Rowing Intensity.

Workout Snapshot

Detail Time (min) Rate
Rowing warm up 10 min 10:00 22
30 min 30:00 22–24
Rowing cool down 5 min 5:00 20

Total Time: 45 min | Work Time: 30 min | Intensity: UT1 | Strokes: 980 | Avg Rate: 22 | Work Rate: 23

UT1

Steps
  • Warm up for 10 minutes following the warm up intensity schedule here.
  • Row for 30 minutes at 22 – 24 strokes per minute at UT1 Rowing Intensity.
  • Cool down with some easy rowing for 5 minutes.
Warm-up
  • UT2 10 min warm up.
  • Start with some easy half slide strokes for 1 minute
  • Go to full slide after 1 minute, rowing light at rate 18-20
  • After 2 minutes, increase your power and hold the rate steady at 18-20
  • After 3 minutes, increase power again to near UT2 pace at 20 stokes per minute
  • After 7 minutes, stop and sip some water.
  • Start rowing again and aim for 30 strokes at your UT1 pace.
  • Coming up on 10 minutes, do 10 strokes at your AT pace.
  • Stop and get ready for the workout.
Pro Tips Pro

  1. Focus on using your legs during the leg drive phase.
  2. Try to get a feel for what rowing well is like - manage your power output and your rhythm together.
  3. Make sure to take the time to warm up and cool down after each rowing workout - it will help your performance and recovery.

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3 x 8 Minute Anaerobic Threshold Rowing Intervals

Prevail with this 3 x 8 Minute Anaerobic Threshold Rowing Intervals. Learn good Rowing Technique while at Anaerobic Threshold Target Intensity Zone rate 24.

Workout Snapshot

Detail Time (min) Rate
Rowing warm up 10 min 10:00 22
1 x 8 min 8:00 24
1 x 5 min rest 5:00 -
1 x 8 min 8:00 24
1 x 5 min rest 5:00 -
1 x 8 min 8:00 24
Rowing cool down 10 min 10:00 20

Total Time: 43 min | Work Time: 24 min | Intensity: UT1/AT | Strokes: 896 | Avg Rate: 23 | Work Rate: 24

UT1 AT difficult intervals

Steps
  • Warm up for 10-15 minutes following the warm up intensity schedule here.
  • Row 8 minutes at 24 strokes per minute at Anaerobic Threshold Intensity.
  • Rest for 5 minutes and repeat (3 times total).
  • Finish off your rowing session by warming down with some easy rowing for 10 minutes.
Warm-up
  • AT 12-15 minute warm-up
  • Start with some easy half slide strokes for 1 minute
  • Go to full slide after 1 minute, rowing light at rate 18-20
  • After 2 minutes, increase your power to UT2 pace hold the rate at 18-20
  • After 5 minutes, go to UT1 pace.
  • After 7 minutes, stop and sip some water.
  • Start rowing again and row for 2 minutes at your UT1 pace.
  • Next, row light for 1 minute.
  • At 10 minutes, do 20 strokes at your AT pace.
  • Row light for 15 strokes.
  • Row hard again at AT/TR pace for 15 strokes
  • Row light and if you feel ready, stop and get ready for the workout
  • Otherwise, continue and do another 10 stokes at AT/TR pace followed by a short rest.
Pro Tips Pro

  1. Move your hands away from the finish smoothly at the same pace they arrived.
  2. This is a hard workout - don't use all your energy in the first 8 minutes.
  3. Always change rate and power together.
  4. Make sure to warm up properly, but don't do too much work and save your effort for the workout.
  5. Be sure to stick to the suggested intensity and stroke rate.

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