Live sessions all UK times. Recorded sessions further down

  • Zoom Ergers: fund a grassroots project that will make a difference to people's lives
    03 Oct, 01:00 BST – 31 Oct, 23:59 GMT
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    Zoom Ergos is a free service, but from October we are going to include a link in each of our session mails through which you can donate to a grassroots rowing project which we want to fund entirely through Zoom Ergo users. Look out for the link, and click this event for more information.
  • Thursday 21st October, 6.15pm with the Molesey Leg-Ends
    Thu, 21 Oct
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    21 Oct, 18:15 – 19:00
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    Thursday night workout hosted by the Molesey Leg-Ends. Host will be Matt Brittin, and the work is the classic MLE 10, 1, 3, 6' session.
  • Thursday 21st October, 7.05pm - Glute activation with physio Lucy Hart
    21 Oct, 19:05 – 19:25
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    Join professional physio Lucy Hart for a 20-minute stretching session focused on the glutes, following on directly from the Molesey Leg-End workout
  • Friday 22nd October: Zoom at noon - Power pyramid with Darryl Preston
    Fri, 22 Oct
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    22 Oct, 12:00 – 13:05
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    Power Pyramid: 7 x 5minutes work, blending light with power in steps that change by 15 seconds each time. Stroke rates 20, 22, 24, 26, 24, 22, 20
  • Saturday 23rd October at 8.15am - 4x8' with Matt Brittin
    Sat, 23 Oct
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    23 Oct, 08:15 – 9:00
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    The regular Saturday session of 4x8mins with 2' recovery is led by former triple blue and international oarsman Matt Brittin this week. Warm-up begins at 8.15 for an 8.30 prompt start to the work.
  • Monday 25th October, 8am - Stretching with physio Lucy Hart
    Mon, 25 Oct
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    25 Oct, 08:00 – 8:20
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    Join professional physio Lucy Hart for a 20-minute stretching session to keep yourself in good shape
  • Monday 25th October: Zoom at Noon with instructor Darryl Preston
    Mon, 25 Oct
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    25 Oct, 12:00 – 13:00
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    4 x 6min TABATA with the 'human metronome' Darryl Preston.
  • Wednesday 27th October - 3x5' with 2' off  - Virtual Lakes: Hollingworth Lake, Rochdale (with special guest)
    27 Oct, 07:30 – 8:15
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    Join Judith Packer to start your day while she does 3x5' with visualisation of rowing on Lakes during October. Today she will be visualising rowing at Hollingworth Lake, Rochdale (with a special guest). 10 min warm-up, 3x5' with 2' off, and 5' warm-down.
  • Thursday 28th October, 6.15pm with the Molesey Leg-Ends
    Thu, 28 Oct
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    28 Oct, 18:15 – 19:00
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    Thursday night workout hosted by the Molesey Leg-Ends. Host is Tom Middleton, and the work is 2x15 4/2/3/2/2/2 at 20/22/20/24/20/26
  • Thursday 28th October, 7.05pm - Glute activation with physio Lucy Hart
    28 Oct, 19:05 – 19:10
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    Join professional physio Lucy Hart for a 20-minute stretching session focused on the glutes, following on directly from the Molesey Leg-End workout
  • Friday 29th October: Zoom at noon - Power pyramid with Darryl Preston
    Fri, 29 Oct
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    29 Oct, 12:00 – 13:05
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    Power Pyramid: 7 x 5minutes work, blending light with power in steps that change by 15 seconds each time. Stroke rates 20, 22, 24, 26, 24, 22, 20
  • Saturday 30th October at 8.15am with Olympic champion Jonny Searle MBE  (1)
    30 Oct, 08:15 – 9:00
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    1992 Olympic champion and 2x Olympic medallist Jonny Searle leads his regular session of 4x8mins with 2' recovery. Warm-up begins at 8.15 for an 8.30 prompt start to the work.
  • Wednesday 3rd November - 3x5' with 2' off  - Virtual Lakes: Bewl Water
    Wed, 03 Nov
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    03 Nov, 07:30 – 8:15
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    Join Judith Packer to start your day while she does 3x5' with visualisation of rowing on Lakes during October. Today she will be visualising rowing at Bewl Water, Lamberhurst, Kent. 10 min warm-up, 3x5' with 2' off, and 5' warm-down.
  • Thursday 4th November, 6.15pm with the Molesey Leg-Ends
    Thu, 04 Nov
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    04 Nov, 18:15 – 19:00
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    Thursday night workout hosted by the Molesey Leg-Ends. Host is Tom Middleton, and the work is the classic MLE 10,1,3,6'
 

Recordings

  • Row 10, 1, 3, 6 again with David Dix, coxed by Adrian Ellison
    Thu, 07 Oct
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    07 Oct, 23:30 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    This was a Thursday night favourite hosted by David Dix of the Molesey Legh-Ends, coxed by Adrian Ellison. The work was 10', 1', 3', 6' with 3' rest between each piece. Rates were 24, 30, 28, 26.
  • Row 4x8' with Olympic champion Jonny Searle MBE again
    Sat, 09 Oct
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    09 Oct, 22:00 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    Missed the classic 4x8' with 1992 Olympic champion and 2x Olympic medallist Jonny Searle on Saturday morning? This recording is available any time until the end of October.
  • Row 3x8' with the Molesey Leg-Ends again
    Sat, 09 Oct
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    09 Oct, 22:00 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    A recording of a Thursday night workout hosted by the Molesey Leg-Ends. Host is Ian McNuff, coxed by Adrian Ellison. Work was 3 x 8mins with 3 mins rest, 20/22 then 22/24 then 24/26.....changing up and down every 2 minutes in the pieces. Available til the end of October
  • Row the Zoom at noon again - descending intervals with Darryl Preston
    Sat, 09 Oct
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    09 Oct, 22:02 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    This monster Zoom at Noon recording is 16, 12, 8 and 4 minutes, at rising rates of 20, 22, 24 and 26. Available until the end of the month.
  • Row 2x15' with Tom Middleton again, coxed by Adrian Ellison
    Sun, 10 Oct
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    10 Oct, 17:00 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    A recording of Tom Middleton of the Molesey Leg-Ends taking people over 2x15', done as 2x (5/4/3/2/1) @ 18,20,22,24,26 & 20,22,24,26,28. Coxed by Adrian Ellison. A stretching session with Lucy Hart followed on directly. The recording is available til the end of October.
  • Row 2x20' again, with double-winning Blue Matt Parish
    Sun, 10 Oct
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    10 Oct, 17:15 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    A recording of ZE super-sub Matt Parish stepping in for the Girl on the River. The double-winning Blue and former Olympian did a 40-minute session, split as 2x20mins at low intensity with short bursts included. It included visualisation of the Head of the Charles. .
  • Row steady state 2x18' and 20' again with Mark Thomson
    Sun, 10 Oct
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    10 Oct, 17:15 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    A recording of a steady workout of 2x18mins + 2min stretch and drink, and then 20 min to finish. The host is Mark Thomson, a former junior World medallist and Henley winner, as well as double Goldie colour.
  • Castles with Guin and Glutes with Lucy again
    Mon, 18 Oct
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    18 Oct, 08:45 – 31 Oct, 23:59
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    Guin Batten's Monday Dawn Patrol followed by professional physio Lucy Hart for a 20-minute stretching session, was a castle on 18th October. If you missed it, you can catch the recording til the end of the month
  • Row the Lakes again - 3x5' with 2' off  - with Judith Packer
    Wed, 06 Oct
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    06 Oct, 11:35 – 20 Oct, 07:30
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    Judith Packer did 3x5' work with visualisation of rowing on Lakes on 6th October. 10 min warm-up, 3x5' with 2' off, and 5' warm-down. This recording is available for two weeks.
 
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ZOOM ERGOS

Erg together!

Getting on the ergo can be a lot more fun if you row alongside someone else.  Zoom Ergos has live workouts every day which you can join for as long or as little as you want alongside dozens of others, hosted by Olympic champions, World Champions, professional instructors and clubs.  

We've had more than 50,000 session sign-ups and hosted over 700  workouts for more than 5000 people - from Los Angeles to Sydney, aged 13 to 92, and from complete novice to some of the sport's best-known names.  Nearly half of those who have joined a session don't think of themselves as rowers - and some have even joined on a bike! Many have learned a lot from some of the world's best-ever exponents of the sport, and all of them have loved the sense of community that comes from training with others.  Our average growth rate for weekly session sign-ups and new members since the first week is 30% a week.  People are finding it fun. 

Our aim is to get to a point where we have a full schedule of work-outs across the day so that there is always something you can join, wherever you are in the world. Although the times listed are GMT, we are always on the search for people who can host workouts that are convenient for people all over the world. Whether you find yourself joining one person or 150 people depends on what the take-up is in your timezone, so let people know they can join, and let us know what you would like to see or if you can facilitate a workout where you are!

Please note that, as mentioned above, times on the site are UK times (GMT). 

 

DISCLAIMER

This site is put up to facilitate a sense of community among people who want to use rowing machines for fitness and well-being, by offering them the chance to co-ordinate the timings of their own workouts with others who may also be training.  We use Zoom, which you may be aware has on rare occasions been hijacked by people who want to post inappropriate images. Anyone under 18 should use the site only with the approval of an adult. All users, older or younger than 18, should note that you can make your own decision about outgoing video settings (and that leaving your camera on may mean that an image of you is tweeted or in some other way broadcast by other participants). Whatever outgoing setting you choose, and whether you select an incoming view of just the session leader or the gallery of participants, you do so - in either case - at your own risk.

We don’t make any judgment about your levels of fitness and we aren’t encouraging anyone to train harder than they safely should or would by themselves. Training alongside Olympic athletes doesn’t make you one, even if you can pretend  as much to your neighbour’s kids. You should be clear that you must take responsibility for your own skill levels, health and fitness - and therefore the level and intensity of exercise which is safe for you. We accept no liability if you injure yourself or do yourself any kind of damage from joining one of our sessions, and neither does the person leading the session. If you are in any doubt, you should take professional training and/or health advice and/or instruction before undertaking any exercise, on or off a rowing machine.

In short, we are here to make life more fun. Don’t be silly, and listen to your body when you are training.

 

CONTACT US

If you want to host a workout, or you have any thoughts or feedback, please get in touch.  The more workouts we have, the more people from the rowing community and from further afield we can get together!


And please let others who have access to an indoor rowing machine know about us. It's a lot more fun to train alongside others, and they can do so on a machine in a gym or at a club, taking the workouts in with them on a mobile phone.

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THANK YOU

Many thanks to those who have enthusiastically supported this project by agreeing to host sessions.


Our aims are to help people in a very difficult time by providing what we know is an enormous community with a platform to support each other;   to get to an ever-widening audience of people, some of whom might not even have thought that rowing was for them, but who can - through the machine - start to feel the enormous benefits that the sport can bring;   and to link the grassroots of the rowing world to some of those at the very pinnacle of the sport (and vice-versa), giving visibility to and creating a sense of camaraderie for both.


You are helping us to achieve all those things. So thank you!