14 Results for author: Katie

Pre and Post Workout Fueling: Carbs and Protein for A Faster and Stronger You

When you’re working out on a regular basis, no matter what the workout is, feeding your body properly makes a huge difference in your success. It’s not just the meals you eat throughout the day but when you eat them and what you eat in between, if at all. My coach in college was especially adamant about 2 things, ... More

Why Choose Rowing?

Written By: John Greaser Tired of looking in the rear view mirror of your life?  If so, become a different you and take up rowing. Have you ever asked yourself the question, why do people row (scull, crew); or more specifically, why out of all the possible movement disciplines consider rowing as an option.  I ... More

4 Tips to Build Winter Momentum

By: Katie Ouellette After a long and very cold holiday season jumping back into a solid routine of strength and cardio building activities can seem like a very daunting task. You might feel like there is no way to be saved from the endless piles of delicious pastries you couldn’t help but enjoy over the last month but ... More

Fall Race Results 2016

Congratulations to the FVRA Racing Teams for a great fall season. We were able to enter 13 boats over four races through out October which is up from 9 entries in the fall of 2015. Improvements were made over the season and we were able to share some first races with members from both the men's and women's teams. It was ... More

Race Recap – Derby & Festival 2015

Derby Sweeps & Sculls FVRA rowers gathered en masse at the Derby Sweeps & Sculls Regatta Saturday, June 6th in Shelton CT. FVRA participated in a record number of 12 races. The mixed master’s 2x finished 4th as did the men’s masters 1x, men’s masters 2x, the women’s masters 2x, the men’s masters 4+, and ... More

Spring Meeting Review

Seventeen individuals braved howling wind gusts of 50-60 mph to attend the FVRA annual spring meeting on March 17th . Generously hosted by club member Tamra at her beautiful historic Farmington home, old and new members gathered around with treats and libations ready to discuss forthcoming season plans and schedules. Fi... More

Winter Training 2015

It’s February in New England. It’s cold, it’s dreary, and we’re all feeling winter’s cold icy clutch. Despite poor weather conditions, rowers are already deep into the winter training session preparing to hit the water in the spring ready to row. This year we have 12 new rowers and 20 experienced rowers, most of ... More

Annual FVRA Craftsbury Weekend – June 12 – 14

Join us for 3 days of sculling in beautiful northern Vermont. For two years running FVRA rowers have attended a weekend sculling camp at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, VT. The tradition continues in 2015 June 12 - 14. “The weekend program at Craftsbury provides an intensive overview of sculling technique. ... More

Women’s Team Gears Up for the 2015 Racing Season

Last month 14 members of the FVRA women’s racing team gathered together to share some holiday cheer, reflect on the 2014 racing season past, and to begin to lay the foundation of the forthcoming 2015 season. Racing team members from the 2014 season were forced to adapt to low membership numbers, and for the most ... More

Head of the Hooch Trip

Article Submitted by: Sonja Randall Nine FVRA representatives from Connecticut and California planned practiced and traveled to Chattanooga, TN to row in the 10th annual head of the Hooch the second largest regatta in the US. Had Mother Nature cooperated, the FVRA women’s team would have rowed the 3.1 mile course down ... More