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post #511 of 567
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Yeah, WP is some solid shit.
post #512 of 567
wmmk, did you do the lvl 4 pieces as often as the plan said to? it says that 65-70% of the volume should come from lvl 4, but i'm lucky if 30% of my work meters are lvl 4.
post #513 of 567
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Admittedly not. I'd say about 65-70% of my work meters come from L4-type pieces, but a lot of that work is done out in my single. Because I don't yet own a SpeedCoach, I can't monitor stroke rates or splits very accurately on the water, which makes doing real L4 workouts effectively impossible.
post #514 of 567
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Hit 4:03 today for my boatclub's 1k course in the single. The old PR was 4:08. Fuck of a lot harder to pull 2-minute splits in a single than on an erg!

Also, I did a 10k on the erg the other night, cycling through 18/20/22 spm. I think I went balls out for the last minute or so. Finished with 1:55 avg. split.
post #515 of 567
Still out of shape.

3k x 2. First was 1:55.0/20-22spm, second 1:53.5/23-24spm. 3 minute rest in between.

Even though I'm very out of shape to rowing standards, I can easily outwork everyone on a b-ball court. Stupid people don't know how to hussle smile.gif
post #516 of 567
Haven't posted in a while. Got really sick for about a month and pretty much got no real training. Working back up to old levels. Doing a lot of steady state and some cross training. When it gets to August going to start upping the intensity.
post #517 of 567
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30k today in the single. Went a little nuts, haha. I'm now past 500,000m for the summer. I think I still have a chance of making it to a million before fall crew starts up.
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Originally Posted by wmmk View Post

30k today in the single. Went a little nuts, haha. I'm now past 500,000m for the summer. I think I still have a chance of making it to a million before fall crew starts up.

30K?? were your hands like ground beef after that?


4x2k today. not the most hellish workout i've ever done, but i'm really starting to hate ergs.

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post #519 of 567
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post #520 of 567
today was my lifting day

before weights: 20 seconds @ 1:18.7
after weights: 5k @ 1:50.9
post #521 of 567
30 min steady state today. 20SPM, HR ~140, splits between 2.00 and 2.10.

Felt good. A solid piece, not all out by any means, but I'm happy with it.

Been training every day this week as I have a week off and home alone. Back to work next week means a return to 6am sessions and more effort required to find the time.

Happy rowing/erging...

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post #522 of 567
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Pretty legit 8x500 there! Keep up the good work, you're making a lot of progress.

Haven't been doing a lot of erging/rowing lately, mostly been focusing on cycling. Trying to break it up a bit.
post #523 of 567
did a 6.30 2k a couple of weeks back after 4 years of not setting foot in a boat, this was on a machine at the gym btw. a steady regiment of pull ups helped. i guess it's like riding a bike or the machine sensors are off, because that struck me as extremely good given the fact that I havent done it in so long.
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Originally Posted by dacia1300 View Post

did a 6.30 2k a couple of weeks back after 4 years of not setting foot in a boat, this was on a machine at the gym btw. a steady regiment of pull ups helped. i guess it's like riding a bike or the machine sensors are off, because that struck me as extremely good given the fact that I havent done it in so long.

Wow, that's pretty damn impressive. Good work!

As for me, getting back into the erging. Been traveling a bit, so just trying to get some steady state in when I can. In Chicago now, but found a local gym that's doing a 7-day trial, so been erging there.
post #525 of 567
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Dude, you should stop by for some kind of NESCAC erg bash. A couple of my high school buds are going to Williams and Trinity; we could have 4 11ths of the conference represented!
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