Im afraid to say that , after 58 years on this earth, I can say, from a point of authority, that most people row like demented chimps on speed.
Lack of form in rowing means that very little genuine power is gained, you screw your back, and is a sort of insult to the concept 2.
Please, please learn how to row.
Here are some hints
There are lots of things you can do in fitness . One interesting target is to fall in love with a concept 2 rowing machine . Getting a fast 2k is the ideal , but disgusting, mix of aerobic and anaerobic capacity . People who row fast and well look like people who row fast and well .
Keep an eye on this blog as we discuss proper rowing technique and interesting capacity building workouts .
Btw my name is Andrew Stemler and I’m a personal trainer based in Bethnal Green E2