Oar Bending has been discussed in various venues before, but the descriptions often remain diffuse and imprecise. Without claiming this would be an exhaustive description of the mechanics, I want to reiterate the basic mechanics and discuss what effect oar shaft stiffness may have on rowing performance. The Oar represents a first class lever with the gate
We recently added Workout Intensity Diagrams to Analytics, that summarize your rowing sessions based on the time and distance the crew worked in different intensity zones. With all the data already in place, the next logical step was to add some features that would allow you to use Analytics as a workout diary or workout log for your
We have recently implemented an improvement to the typical stroke calculation algorithm that further improves comparability for typical strokes. Before the change, typical strokes sometimes exhibited a change in average stroke speed as seen in the chart below. You can see that for some strokes, the boat speed at beginning and end of the stroke
It’s summer here on the northern hemisphere and that means the rowing season is well underway. As we train towards the season’s most important competition (be it a regional regatta or the world championships), many training programs increase variation in workout intensity to improve race performance, building on the foundation of long steady-state training sessions in the winter. With Analytics, you
A lot of improvements have gone into this update, both to Analytics and the Apps. Improvements to the Apps Unless otherwise noted, all updates apply to both the Team and Solo App for iOS and Android. This release features an updated network protocol. We will thus make it available for Android and iOS simultaneously. We are currently waiting
"Thanks to all developers of Rowing in Motion tool: I won gold in single sculls in the South American Masters category C, their help was essential for it."
Vicente Dors (BRA)
In this post I want to give you a quick look at the refreshed user interface for Rowing in Motion Analytics and give you a short peek behind the scenes on why we did it and what we improved. If you’re curious, please try out the preview of the design refresh here: Analytics Design Preview. Designing for Screen Size Rowing
Improvements to the Apps Unless otherwise noted, all updates apply to both the Team and Solo App for iOS and Android. This release is available for Android immediately and will be available for iOS after review by Apple, which is hopefully completed by Monday 27th April. Changelist Fixes an issue with In-App-Purchases being unavailable on
Just a quick heads up to let you know that the latest issue (005) of the Row360 magazine features an article from Johannes about using Boat Acceleration to improve your rowing. Row360 is a new, truly international rowing magazine, superbly designed and well worth checking out. You can find more details, including a link to a free sample issue at row360.com.
We’ve done it! Rowing in Motion users have recorded a total of 63,529km rowing sessions to this day, more than would be necessary to row around the globe once. We’ve been running Analytics, our cloud based rowing data analysis tool for about 16 months now and more than 1000 users have recorded and uploaded rowing sessions to their personal logbook.