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by Yankeerunner
June 30th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

July is a plain old 2112m (apparently the distance at Henley regatta that is cancelled) I'm taking the cancelled option. Gyms in the UK won't re-open before August (except in Leicester where it could be September). I think there is a lot of that to come - it is even hard to see Tokyo 2021 eventuati...
by Yankeerunner
June 17th, 2020, 9:40 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Thanks Jennifer. You'll be extra useful on the Cross Team Challenge then, where we always seem to run out of females and lightweights to help float the boats (we have an excess of heavy males at the moment :)). There's a wealth of knowledge in this team, and generally across the forum, so send thro...
by Yankeerunner
June 17th, 2020, 9:33 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Weight stalled in May. I had a lot of trouble with overeating. Bought too many 100 calorie nut packages (trying to keep shopping trips fewer) and having them in the house, I went overboard. I did hit a new low in June of 194 pounds, but have been bouncing about just above it since. Feel like I'm ba...
by Yankeerunner
June 12th, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Hey, Forum Flyers. Hope it is ok, I just joined your team. You seem like an open and active team...serious but not too serious. I live in the US...but lived in London and Geneva for 10 years...and it is nice being on a team with members from across the global. My name is Marc Voorhees. I am 65 year...
by Yankeerunner
May 18th, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Wow! Thanks for the Blast From The Past. You da man Dougie! It was great to see some of our members from the past, or maybe just taking a sabbatical. Rumor has it that former Capt Steve Green may be making a comeback as a 70-year-old. I hope it's true. I miss Dave Parkinson's humor and helpful train...
by Yankeerunner
May 10th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Sweat proof bandages to prevent Achilles blisters... ??
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Re: Sweat proof bandages to prevent Achilles blisters... ??

Last month I did back-to-back HM's over consecutive nights and I suffered an acute blister on my right Achilles. It started up during the first piece... then fully developed and tore away the next night during the second HM. The recovery time has been almost a full month now (MUCH longer then expec...
by Yankeerunner
May 6th, 2020, 10:37 am
Forum: On The Water
Topic: Back on the water
Replies: 3
Views: 759

Re: Back on the water

PaulG and I took ocean shells out onto the Mighty Merrimack River in Haverhill, MA on Sunday for our first OTW outing of the year. The river is still flowing pretty fast (53 minutes to row upriver against the current, only 27 minutes to get back), and it got choppy at times, and my hands picked up 7...
by Yankeerunner
May 5th, 2020, 10:27 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: WRIC goes Virtual
Replies: 9
Views: 1147

Re: WRIC goes Virtual

It's better than nothing, but at least half the fun of the big competitions is meeting up in person with people you have only read about or have known only through internet interactions (like here). It will be a shame to miss out on that. :(

But, we do what we have to do,
by Yankeerunner
May 1st, 2020, 9:37 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Not great, but I got in my 4' this morning. 1052m, which is much slower than a couple of months ago. It seems that my mojo has been on strike lately. Like Graham's 1' though, I am currently leading the world rankings in my age and weight division. :mrgreen: I expect Terry to take care of that soon e...
by Yankeerunner
April 25th, 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

7150m for me this morning. Not close to my SB, and way behind Terry (Whoa! Great piece!), but better than last Monday when I tried it and bailed out due to exhaustion. I'd done 36 fairly hard days in a row and it caught up to me. During the week my OTW coach sends workouts by email and I go as hard ...
by Yankeerunner
April 25th, 2020, 11:11 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Prostate Cancer - Urinary Incontinence - C2 Rower
Replies: 9
Views: 1368

Re: Prostate Cancer - Urinary Incontinence - C2 Rower

Good post puffyp. Glad to hear that things seem to be well with you. I'll be watching this post with interest. At 72 I'm having to get up every 2 hours in the night to pee a little. Luckily I can fall back asleep quickly. My prostate has been growing but so far my doctor isn't worried. My PSA, altho...
by Yankeerunner
April 18th, 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

rtbrouwer wrote:
April 18th, 2020, 4:02 am
Oh Yeah baby. Nailed it! 1:24.8 on the 500m. That's equal to my all time PB!

https://log.concept2.com/profile/1181577/log/43666636
:shock: Wow! Well done!
by Yankeerunner
April 17th, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Thanks guys. Things to work on. I'd been using 3 holes showing for the past year or so, but when one of the OTW coaches noticed he had me lower it to 2. Generally it has been fine except when sprinting. I suspect that sprinting brings out the worst of my errors, and is an indication that I'm doing t...
by Yankeerunner
April 17th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Gah! I hate 500s! But since today was a sprints day for the erg workout emailed by my OTW coaches I decided that being already in a sprint frame of mind I'd get the beast out of the way once I'd finished. Relatively happy with an SB of 1:44.1, even if I was lifting off the seat on nearly every strok...
by Yankeerunner
April 11th, 2020, 11:34 am
Forum: Teams
Topic: Forum Flyers
Replies: 3214
Views: 462065

Re: Forum Flyers

Got mine in this morning. 24:37.1 and satisfied with that. I probably should be faster, but I'm not. At least at the moment. Heart rate all over the place, starting at 119 after the first 500m, hitting 157 by 2500m, back down to 142 by 4000m, back up to 158 at 4500m and finishing up at 146. Far more...