Paddle Geek Blog – Day 4

Fartlek (speed changes) 60' @ 55 SPM, every 5' 30 strokes @ maximum speed. So, Doctor orders is to no training for the next 5 days... I'll keep on blogging and explaining about the training program, but I won't upload my sessions. Next week I'll join the trainings according to where the program at. [...]

2017-04-24T16:27:52+00:00 February 9th, 2017|The Coach - Roei Yellin|

Paddle Geek Blog – Day 3

Gym session: 4-6 exercise, 8-12RM *4 sets Toady on the plan is a hypertrophy gym session. This kind of training has two goals: 1. What I like to call "shield building", to build muscle mass and strength on the muscle we use the most. Keeping the back/ shoulders/ core muscles strong is the best [...]

2017-04-24T16:29:15+00:00 February 8th, 2017|The Coach - Roei Yellin|

Paddle Geek Blog – Day 0

I'm starting a new challenge, I decided that starting tomorrow, for the next 30 days I'll write every day about training. I wrote a 4 weeks training plan to improve a paddler endurance and specifically to enhance their anaerobic threshold. Each day I'll share with you the session for the day, and explain why [...]

2017-04-24T16:31:27+00:00 February 5th, 2017|The Coach - Roei Yellin|

Kayak technique – The “Cultural stroke”

As a young paddler, I was only interested in paddling fast and my coaches always told me to slow down and work on a more “cultural stroke”. With the years I can only appreciate the depth hidden in those two words – a “Cultural Stroke”. What did they mean? A cultural stroke means that [...]

2017-02-13T13:47:08+00:00 January 18th, 2017|The Coach - Roei Yellin|

Extra Paddle Geeky Post #1 – Enter only if you know what this weird stuff in the picture is

To all my paddling friends Happy New Year!!! One of the more mysterious concept of training is resistance training. Most paddlers use resistance of some sort, but when asked why, most can't answer why, or just say it makes them stronger. In this post I'll try to make things a bit more clearer and [...]

2017-04-24T16:45:27+00:00 January 1st, 2017|The Coach - Roei Yellin|
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