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by G-dub
October 12th, 2020, 8:25 am
Forum: Training
Topic: outdoor rowing.. Very different?
Replies: 55
Views: 1059

Re: outdoor rowing.. Very different?

I remember when I first started I thought “shouldn’t be hard to be good at this” :oops: If you are truly loving it, I would think about stopping back and building rowing fitness and allowing your pace follow that. Make a longer term goal, such as rowing in a completion once they come back. Slow down...
by G-dub
September 13th, 2020, 8:34 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: what if we quit weight lifting and go on with rowing
Replies: 33
Views: 1502

Re: what if we quit weight lifting and go on with rowing

what if we quit weight lifting and go on with concept 2 rowing and bodyweight exercises like pull ups, push ups. after 40 years old age. thanks IMO you should not stop weights ever - muscle mass becomes more important as you age, not less. Strong people with muscles live longer healthier lives so d...
by G-dub
September 1st, 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: SPM - strategy
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: SPM - strategy

I think you had it figured out! Low rate work let’s us build a strong sound stroke while also maintaining a level of effort that allows for endurance to be built - we can row longer. And with the time associated with recovery we can learn a good sequence (man, I’m starting to sound like James!). Man...
by G-dub
August 31st, 2020, 7:19 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Gentle Catch, No Shoulder Pain?
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Gentle Catch, No Shoulder Pain?

Not seeing you in action makes this tough. Could it be you are over extending your arms/shoulders and trying to reach too far? Keeping shoulders down and more packed in may help
by G-dub
August 14th, 2020, 7:12 am
Forum: Cross-Training
Topic: Rowing as a Fitness Indicator for Beginner cycling Club Run?
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Re: Rowing as a Fitness Indicator for Beginner cycling Club Run?

A more accurate and relevant way to determine it would be to get on that bike and give it a go!
by G-dub
August 13th, 2020, 5:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Heart rate & perceived effort OTW vs. erg
Replies: 8
Views: 539

Re: Heart rate & perceived effort OTW vs. erg

Isn’t RPE a tricky way to measure this? In my basement on the erg with nice cool air and a good tv show, I am really chill but feel the effort of each stroke because there isn’t much else to focus on. But OTW there is so much going on, balance, looking where you are going, maybe wanting to stay up w...
by G-dub
August 12th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Heart rate & perceived effort OTW vs. erg
Replies: 8
Views: 539

Re: Heart rate & perceived effort OTW vs. erg

Me too. I always thought that it had to do with having my mind on balancing and wanting to move the boat. So instead of using a soft stroke to lower hr as on the erg, I am more focused on maxing drive otw and my hr runs away. Plus there are more stimuli on the water, such as not wanting to go in it,...
by G-dub
August 7th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Short people problems?
Replies: 26
Views: 1333

Re: Short people problems?

Surely if energy/ power delivery is equal between 2 rowers, and fitness etc, then the one with the longer stroke length will cover the meters faster? Or am I missing something Rowers are often not very heavy, but tall, 6.4/6/7 is very normal, weight think 190/210 lbs. If they had a average height w...
by G-dub
July 28th, 2020, 7:38 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: 2K Time Plus What, for UT1
Replies: 13
Views: 1001

Re: 2K Time Plus What, for UT1

For me it was more like 2K+20. Maybe 15 on a good day
by G-dub
July 25th, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Complexity and Beginner Pete Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 819

Re: Training Complexity and Beginner Pete Plan

Dude - just row! Let it be what it is. Put your curious mind into what your body is doing, how you are breathing, if your shoulders are nice and relaxed, if you are hinging at your hips....
by G-dub
July 25th, 2020, 8:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Complexity and Beginner Pete Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 819

Re: Training Complexity and Beginner Pete Plan

As hard as it will be to do, I would suggest not getting hung up on all of this just yet. I might not even mess with erg data. You are just getting started and finding your groove. The items you mentioned really don’t matter much at this stage. You will learn how to rate lower by learning rowing for...
by G-dub
July 10th, 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Maffetone Heart Rate Training
Replies: 109
Views: 7216

Re: Maffetone Heart Rate Training

Or Percy Cerutty?
by G-dub
July 9th, 2020, 3:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Maffetone Heart Rate Training
Replies: 109
Views: 7216

Re: Maffetone Heart Rate Training

Allan Olesen wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 10:32 am
flatbread wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 7:56 am

And Lydiard.
As I wrote, these principles have been known in running for almost 100 years.

Do you really think that Lydiard got those principles out to the general public?

How many in this thread except you and me have ever heard about Lydiard's training principles?
Me
by G-dub
July 7th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Maffetone Heart Rate Training
Replies: 109
Views: 7216

Re: Maffetone Heart Rate Training

Every time I have read Maffetone, it describes including interval training once base has been established. Tom me the only thing that makes it different is the arbitrary method of establishing hr cap
by G-dub
July 3rd, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: Training
Topic: 39M Balancing Lifting and Rowing for improved fitness
Replies: 5
Views: 624

Re: 39M Balancing Lifting and Rowing for improved fitness

Look up Easy Strength by Dan John or Even Easier Strength. Great way to lift, make progress and not kill yourself