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What is a RipRow?

Who is RipRowing? 

RipRow™ is easy to learn and simple to use, but we want you to be awesome, so here are some tips to get you started.

How to Assemble your RipRow™

Adjust your RipRow™ to fit your body

Resistance is not futile (about resistance levels)
Warm up the dampers (and your body)

Pick your Stance
Why is the RipRow™ deck flat?
Three Stances
Triangle of Awesome

RipRow movements
ShredLift
LowRow
StraightRow
RoundRow
Cornering
Tidwell Twist
Fours
Threes
Slalom
High hinge, low hinge, crazy-low hinge
Body position basics with Coach Robin Lyons of MTN LAB

Syd and Macky
Syd and Macky are professional mountain bike racers, RipRow™ Factory Pilots and nice people. 
Syd and Macky’s adventure van
What is a RipRow™? And why do Syd and Macky use it?
RipRow™ race simulation: Boondocks Trail at Northstar Bike Park in Truckee, CA
RipRow™ race simulation: Jagged Axe Trail at Glorieta Camps in Santa Fe, NM

Advice from Coach Dee Tidwell
Dee is the world’s top mountain bike trainer, and he’s also very well respected in the fitness world. Dee has generously shared his knowledge with us:
Smart advice for better squats and hinges 
Pushing and pulling (while squatting and hinging)
Why one of the top trainers uses RipRow™ 
Quick RipRow™ warmup - Do this before RipRowing or riding
1-2-3 DH workout

RipRow workouts
Quick-Start Workouts - Advice and workouts for beginning RipRowers
10 Minutes of RipRow™ Love - Get a whole lot done in 10 minutes
Loose and Strong - 15 minutes of mobility with a bit of strength
Downhill Endurance - 15 minutes of work at moderate to insane intensity
Building Base #1 - 5-minute blocks of pedaling and RipRowing
Bike and RipRow, base and strength: A complete one-hour workout
Heavy Deadlifts (aka ShredLifts) - A quick warmup then some heavy pulls in about 15 minutes
1-2-3 DH workout - Killer upper-body shred intervals from Dee Tidwell
5 x 8 spin and RipRow™ session - a well rounded workout for a medium day
RipRow™ race simulation: Boondocks Trail at Northstar Bike Park in Truckee, CA
RipRow™ race simulation: Jagged Axe Trail at Glorieta Camps in Santa Fe, NM

We are constantly adding new tips, lessons and workouts. What do you want to see next? Email lee@riprow.com and tell us!