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Chierika Ukogu - Much More Than Snoop Dog's Mistake on Twitter

Anna Nti-Asare | Posted 09.02.2016 | World
Anna Nti-Asare

Meet Chierika Ukogu, a rower who made history during the 2016 Olympic Games as the first person to represent Nigeria in her sport. After qualifying to compete on this world stage, Ukogu fundraised $15,000 because the Nigerian Rowing Association was unable to support her journey financially. She competed and left the games as one of the top 20 rowers in the world, accomplishing an incredible feat.

What I Learned Rowing In A Brutal 4-Day Regatta

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 08.25.2016 | Sports
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

A few days ago I finished competing in the at the US Rowing Masters National Championships on a lake outside of Boston in the sizzling August heat as my wife and twin 10-year-old daughters were there to support me.

3 Reasons To Love Rowing

Rachel Tavel | Posted 08.09.2016 | Sports
Rachel Tavel

Rowing may be one of the more under-appreciated Olympic sports, but there is something about it that fans of every other sport can appreciate.

Olympic Rowers Will Compete In Poop-Filled Water Without Protection

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are just over a month away from starting, and they’ve been barreling toward disaster for months. The ga...

The Only Decision That Felt Right After Brain Cancer Killed Our 18-Year-Old Son

Liz Dawes | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Dawes

After Connor passed away, our family had a pressing urgency to begin an important movement in his name. We were determined to do what we could so other young people and their families didn't have to endure this excruciating loss -- a waste of a life gone too soon.

So Your Kid Wants to Join a Crew Team

Mary Rowen | Posted 03.24.2016 | Parents
Mary Rowen

Crew seemed like a nice idea to me. To my naïve eyes, it looked like a laid-back, social sport; I guess I put it in the same class as badminton, or canoeing. Boy, was I wrong.

Extreme Voluntourism: A Transatlantic Challenge with a Cause

Duane Wells | Posted 12.22.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

Sacrificing your holiday and all the trimmings that come along with it to go on an adventure that will benefit the greater good? Might that not be the greatest gift of all?

Knowledge Is Power: How a Breast Cancer Diagnosis Changed My Life

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

Instead of going into something blindfolded, you are able to physically and mentally prepare yourself, be strong, and hope for the best outcome. Knowledge is power.

Rowing to Survive Breast Cancer

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

There is no one size fits all for dealing with these situations, and I feel the way I approached my journey and recovery can empower other women. I didn't let cancer define me, but instead tried to look at the good that would come out of the situation to help other women.

6 Rowing Machine Mistakes You're Probably Making

Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn Not sure how to work out on a rowing machine without looking like a total fish out of water? It's easy to make ...

Columbia Crew's Inaugural Training in Sarasota

Lee-En Chung | Posted 04.21.2015 | Sports
Lee-En Chung

Cowbell, cowbell! Columbia University's three crew teams launched their racing shells on the sunny shores of Sarasota for the first time over this winter break for their annual southerly training trip.

7 Ways Writers Can Learn From Sports

Henriette Lazaridis | Posted 03.17.2015 | Books
Henriette Lazaridis

A committed athlete knows that success comes from the willingness to push yourself seemingly beyond your ability, to court fear just a little, and to relinquish safety. Write into what scares you. Go past the point where you feel comfortable and you'll see how much stronger your work can become.

Nine Ways to Sustain the Non-Profit ED

Amanda Kraus | Posted 02.14.2015 | Impact
Amanda Kraus

In my experience, running a non-profit is exhilarating, heart breaking, stressful, uplifting, exhausting, and life affirming. Sometimes all in the same day. You are tight on resources; whether the resources are time, money, staff or all of the above.

Leaving It on the Dock

Amanda Kraus | Posted 01.14.2015 | Sports
Amanda Kraus

The more I thought about the wheelchairs being left on the dock, the more I realized that so many rowers I have known from Row New York leave things on the dock all the time. They are, perhaps, not always tangible, but they are real.

This 1800s Cardio Machine Looks Surprisingly Familiar

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1861, our exercise options were significantly more limited, compared to our choices today. There were no sold-out SoulCycle classes, no bootcamps i...

New York Fall Fashion Week 2014 Is Here and Fitness Activewear Is Front & Center

Marni Salup | Posted 11.11.2014 | Style
Marni Salup

With more and more women spending time at the gym, an average of 3-4 times per week, there is a growing market for fashionable workout apparel.

Facebook Banned These Naked Women, Is OK With Naked Men

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women

Students from the Warwick women's rowing team decided to strip down for charity -- and found themselves held up to a double standard. This week, F...

Great Legs, Gross Teeth: Endurance Runners and Tooth Decay

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.

The Cardio Equipment That Burns The Most Calories, From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.20.2014 | Home

When it comes to the piece of cardio equipment that burns the most calories, Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe's choices...

8 Power Foods for Athletes and Rowers

Esther Lofgren | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Esther Lofgren

Whether you're training for your very first rowing race or the Olympic Games, choosing great nutrition is one of the biggest ways to up your game.

Add Indoor Rowing to Your Repertoire

PureWow | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
PureWow

Watch out, stationary bike. Across the country, boatloads of people are dipping their toes into the water (sorry), resulting in a surge of indoor-rowing classes. We recently popped in for a lesson at our local gym to see what all the fuss is about.

4 Beginner Rowing Mistakes To Avoid

SELF | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

We asked Eric Von Frohlich, founder of Row House, one of the newest New York City rowing studios, to give us a quickie crash course in rowing. Here's all you need to know to look like a pro.

The One Thing That's Holding You Back (And How To Let It Go)

Henriette Lazaridis | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Henriette Lazaridis

But just because most of us spend our careers sitting, that doesn't mean we have to sit back or sit out from the full reach of our abilities. So, let go of your ego. Expose those vital organs. It's good to lean in. But we can also sit tall.

Why You Should Add Rowing To Your Repertoire

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Rowing isn't exactly the most accessible form of exercise around. Unless you're in prep school. Or a Winklevoss twin. And that dusty erg sitting in th...

Thanks to Judy Goldberg, Women With Disabilities Are on the Water

Amanda Kraus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amanda Kraus

To date, we had never served anyone with disabilities (physical or cognitive), but Judy, in her calm and confident way, re-assured me it could be done. Looking back, neither one of us was sure about the "how" but the desire was certainly there.