Form First Podcast

Form First ApS

Podcast from the creators of Form First Fitness App

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Maintaining strength is very important especially when training alone from home. Recently many of us have been locked at home with nothing much to do and plenty of time to exercise. Doing long workouts however great leads to adaptations more related to endurance rather than strength endurance. Regaining strength at home can be challenging due to lack of equipment. Today we will talk about what are the best strategies for building strength with minimum equipment. We have also added two full body sessions with one kettlebell only.

Jun 2020

21 min 55 sec

Proper warm-up and muscle activation are very important for preventing muscle injuries and making sure your body is ready for the workout ahead. Join us today for a quick discussion on how warm-up and neuromuscular activation can help you in your training.

Jun 2020

31 min 4 sec

Online challenges have long been a part of indoor rowing but online live events is something that we are yet to see done really well. Today we will be discussing the challenges that organisations face in running successful online rowing events. We will be talking about everything from connectivity issues and latency to tampering with the machines and cheating weight and performance. Join us for a controversial discussion on one of the hottest topics of the upcoming season.

Jun 2020

40 min 14 sec

Today we will be talking about mobility and how we can work on it at home. We will discuss pain points amongst rowers and when and how often it is best to work on your mobility. Stay tuned till the end where we will be sharing with you some of our favourite exercises to keep your shoulders hips and ankles in top shape.

May 2020

35 min 25 sec

In this podcast we offer you the latest trends from the field of rowing and technology and this episode is no different. Today I am talking to the Founders of Tracklete Stef Schenkelaars and Maximilian Messmer. They are two entrepreneurs who aim to bring athlete management for rowing to the 21st century. They will share the story of their product and how personal frustration and a need for a comprehensive athlete management system brought Tracklete to life. We will talk about how their system is different and how they believe Tracklete can help clubs manage their teams more effectively. In short they will tell us how Tracklete allows coaches to spend their time doing what is most important - coaching and supporting their athletes rather than being buried in admin work.

May 2020

37 min 44 sec

In this episode we sit with renowned coach Marco Bovo to discuss why good technique is one of the most important elements to a successful rowing practice. You will learn how good technique can keep you competitive at a later age and why an informed athlete is a better athlete. He will be sharing with us how to connect the kinetics such as the idea force curve with the kinematics of an athlete and also how to avoid te most common mistakes when training at home without a coach.

May 2020

55 min 25 sec

In this episode we explore how the Concept2 PM5 monitor measures your performance. Join us and find out some nice features of the monitor you maybe did nt know about until today.

May 2020

40 min 43 sec

It is finally here! The Form First App episode. Tune in and find out what all the fuss is about. We will be talking about our technology and product and how we plan to change the scene of indoor rowing.

Apr 2020

27 min 35 sec

In this episode we are talking with our good friend and esteemed strengths coach Jakob Frandsen. He will be telling us how to manage the challenge that training during lockdown presents as well as some practical tips on how to make the best out of the current situation.

Apr 2020

58 min 28 sec

This episode is taking people into a historical journey from the appearance of the first rowing machine design until present day by highlighting the key innovations that led to today’s models that everyone enjoys.

Apr 2020

15 min 55 sec

Recent research shows that listening to fast-tempo music can increase the amount of power you can produce during exercise. Music makes you feel good can help you concentrate while working or studying and a 2019 study from the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that music can also help you extend your fatigue threshold while exercising. Tune in today and find out more about how you your music playlist can make you stronger!

Apr 2020

32 min 29 sec

What we want to talk about today is technology trends in the sports. We did alittle research and put together our own list of trends. We will discuss which ones do WE find most exciting and how would they affect the field of sport. We would also tell you a bit about our respective backgrounds also a little teaser of what our product is all about!

Mar 2020

50 min 43 sec

Dunning and Kruger themselves describe people lacking knowledge and skill in an area to be suffering a double curse. Not only they are not good at something and rate their capabilities too high but also fail to see mistakes as they make them. This not only keeps us at a novice level but also prevents us from learning and getting better.

Mar 2020

39 min 24 sec