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by ChrisPBacon
March 23rd, 2016, 2:01 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Pasta and/or adequate rest = horrible performance?
Replies: 6
Views: 3359

Re: Pasta and/or adequate rest = horrible performance?

Perhaps related to your morning cortisol level?
by ChrisPBacon
March 12th, 2016, 12:02 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: geriatric aspects of resistance
Replies: 14
Views: 4964

Re: geriatric aspects of resistance

Dr. Jonathon Sullivan owns a gym named Grey Steel Strength and Conditioning in Farmington, Michigan dedicated to the older crowd. He is an ER doc by trade and has a book due out in a couple of months on strength training older folks that should be good.

He has some videos posted on youtube.
by ChrisPBacon
January 29th, 2016, 5:00 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Kettlebell Workouts
Replies: 16
Views: 9078

Re: Kettlebell Workouts

I really like the original "Kettlebell Muscle" program from Geoff Neupert.

it is a double kettlebell chains and complexes program that should work well with rowing.
by ChrisPBacon
January 27th, 2016, 3:09 pm
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Weight gain, if needed
Replies: 10
Views: 8393

Re: Weight gain, if needed

You need to eat more and you probably aren't eating nearly as much as you think you are.

I was 6'5" 180 lbs at 18. By 20 I was 6'7" 230 lbs. I learned how to eat more. :)
by ChrisPBacon
January 8th, 2016, 1:48 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Battery alternatives for power hungry PM5s?
Replies: 27
Views: 13118

Re: Battery alternatives for power hungry PM5s?

I have had to replace batteries in my PM5 twice in the ~14 months of owning it. Both times the left battery (when looking at the batteries with the panel off) was the only one low. I am testing them using a ZTS pulse load battery tester. If this happens a third time, I plan to contact C2 and ask wha...
by ChrisPBacon
November 30th, 2015, 4:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Adidas Powerlifting 2.0??
Replies: 22
Views: 8249

Re: Adidas Powerlifting 2.0??

I have a pair of Powerlift 2.0 shoes I use for squatting. Never considered trying to row in them. They are flexible enough that they would probably work. Although, they aren't the most comfortable.

I just row in my running shoes, New Balance 993s.
by ChrisPBacon
November 21st, 2015, 3:43 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: UPDATE to Concept 2 Logbook
Replies: 131
Views: 55512

Re: UPDATE to Concept 2 Logbook

Anyone having trouble viewing it in Firefox? It's really messed up for me. Looks right in Explorer.

Really upset about losing the text line. I had lots of info there for each workout that was easy to see.

Must be the same techs who have done such a masterful job with the PM5. :roll:
by ChrisPBacon
October 25th, 2015, 2:57 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: PM 5 crashes
Replies: 15
Views: 7195

Re: PM 5 crashes

3rd workout with v20 and it failed to save. Pressed menu to save and it just flashed to the main screen. Workout did not save to usb or memory.

I have the new battery cover in place.

:x
by ChrisPBacon
October 5th, 2015, 4:47 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: PM 5 crashes
Replies: 15
Views: 7195

Re: PM 5 crashes

They need to change the PM5 instructions.

Instead of press menu to save after completing a workout, it should be press menu and pray it saves the workout.

Right now for me it's about a 1/10 chance the workout is lost using V19.
by ChrisPBacon
May 30th, 2015, 6:50 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Will C2 ever get the PM5 software fixed?
Replies: 13
Views: 3822

Re: Will C2 ever get the PM5 software fixed?

Citroen,

I appreciate you trying to help. I'm just frustrated.

I swore when v19 came out that I would never try a beta version again. The beta versions seemed to have many more problems than fixes.
by ChrisPBacon
May 30th, 2015, 5:11 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Will C2 ever get the PM5 software fixed?
Replies: 13
Views: 3822

Re: Will C2 ever get the PM5 software fixed?

Try a beta version......lol!
by ChrisPBacon
May 30th, 2015, 2:47 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Will C2 ever get the PM5 software fixed?
Replies: 13
Views: 3822

Will C2 ever get the PM5 software fixed?

I bought the machine in November with v15 software. I am now running v19. All of the versions have had bugs. Just lost another workout today. Didn't save to the PM5 memory or the thumb drive. :x

Please C2, hire someone competent to get the software fixed.
by ChrisPBacon
April 28th, 2015, 7:02 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Intervals and heart rate recovery -- getting older
Replies: 4
Views: 3135

Re: Intervals and heart rate recovery -- getting older

I recently reviewed my training notes from back in 1998 when I was racing bikes. The max heart rate I saw on the bike was 193 and my resting rate was 38.

This year I have seen 175 on the erg and have a resting rate of 45. My range has held up better than expected.
by ChrisPBacon
April 20th, 2015, 12:51 pm
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Advice on losing weight
Replies: 21
Views: 14922

Re: Advice on losing weight

Just remember that diet influences weight and exercise influences body composition. People often assume the reverse. Dr. Hamwi's method is a good guideline to aim for. The Hamwi method is used to calculate the ideal body weight of the general adult. For men, the Hamwi method ideal body weight is 10...