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Health and Fitness

What is the Best Rowboat for Exercise and Fitness

This is a question we are asked often at boat shows and on social media. People are becoming more aware of the benefits of exercise and want to be active while they are outdoors. They already know that rowing is good exercise, but what they want to know is what kind of rowboat is the [...]

8 Ways Less is More With Outdoor Adventure Rowing

Rowing is one of the best health and fitness activities in existence. It’s a total body workout that is gentle and effective. Whitehall Spirit® all water rowing / sculling boats are safe and easily handle wind and waves. You can even get them with sails, which adds yet another dimension to being out on the [...]

Who Buys a Whitehall Rowboat?

A good question, with many answers. Whitehall Rowing and Sail sell our all-water rowboats to a variety of people that I’ve loosely categorized as the following. Some overlap categories, while others defy categorization: “I Used to Crew in College” At boat shows we get this a LOT! People in their 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s... all [...]

Five Reasons Why Triathletes Need to Row

Who would benefit from rowing? I guess the better question is who wouldn’t? The whole-body, low-impact strength & cardio aspects of rowing are well documented and can be beneficial to the aging boomers or “zoomers” as well as elite athletes who are trying to take some of the impact (and monotony) out of their training [...]

Invest in yourself. Stay in top form by rowing.

We all know the routine, when the plane you’re on starts to sputter and the oxygen mask drops down your instructions are to don your mask first before helping anyone else with theirs. Rowing can be a little like this. If we don’t take care of ourselves first by giving ourselves what we need in [...]