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by Balkan boy
October 24th, 2017, 1:08 am
Forum: Training
Topic: What's so bad about AT training?
Replies: 9
Views: 2058

Re: What's so bad about AT training?

There is a bit of research showing that recovery from the AT-type workout is the same (or longer, depending on duration) as is for the TR-AN hard interval workout. There is a general acceptance that higher intensities around race-pace provide more adaptation, so why stay at lower (AT) intensity for ...
by Balkan boy
October 12th, 2017, 1:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: NZ Pair (Bond/Murray) Training Data Published
Replies: 16
Views: 3543

Re: NZ Pair (Bond/Murray) Training Data Published

Could you please share the full PDF of the article? I can't find it in usual places. Regarding training volume, Very high volume has become fashionable among endurance athletes. A few elite athletes manage to do it and dominate their sport, so the ones ranked slightly lower think this is the reason ...
by Balkan boy
September 26th, 2017, 1:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which Fitness Watch?...discuss
Replies: 15
Views: 9759

Re: Which Fitness Watch?...discuss

From the godfather himself >> https://twitter.com/StephenSeiler/statu ... 4673460224
https://www.polar.com/en/products/acces ... ate-sensor

Only thing that appeals to me is not hitting the sensor with the handle at the finish.
by Balkan boy
September 16th, 2017, 2:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which Fitness Watch?...discuss
Replies: 15
Views: 9759

Re: Which Fitness Watch?...discuss

Hi Greg, I recently got a Suunto Ambit3 Run, mostly because my training log is tied to their site. I wouldn't recommend any of the GPS Suunto watches, at the moment. My biggest annoyance is that they only use BLE, so I must choose to connect the HR strap either to the watch or the PM5. Screen is not...
by Balkan boy
June 2nd, 2017, 5:47 am
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Skierg Force Curve
Replies: 11
Views: 2938

Re: Skierg Force Curve

Do you know any Scandinavian language? I bet they could tell us something interesting about using this machine. After a lot of trawling (in English) I gave up searching for this type of information. You could try a brute force search with something like this: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Ar...
by Balkan boy
May 22nd, 2017, 1:18 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Skierg pb thread
Replies: 170
Views: 28780

Re: Skierg pb thread

hjs wrote:5k 18:42,2 81 drag rate 37
Solid result.

As you know from the rower, some technique tweeks, higher rate and maybe a higher drag can unlock a few more seconds/500m.
by Balkan boy
May 15th, 2017, 11:32 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Skierg pb thread
Replies: 170
Views: 28780

Re: Skierg pb thread

So you finally got the SkiErg, eh? That's a decent Watt output. You can expect about 100W less peak power, and 5-7s/500m slower across distances then on the RowErg. If you're looking for inspiration there are some great times posted by a few guys here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/277574832318748/
by Balkan boy
March 11th, 2017, 5:39 am
Forum: Links and Articles
Topic: HRV resources
Replies: 19
Views: 7732

Re: HRV resources

Unless you can get hold of all the RR intervals (and input them in a spreadsheet and apply some mathematical wizardry (available in Excel, apparently) I don't think what you have there is enough. HRV captures the variation between intervals and the 1277 figure (1.277sec between beats) captures the ...
by Balkan boy
March 10th, 2017, 3:48 am
Forum: Links and Articles
Topic: HRV resources
Replies: 19
Views: 7732

Re: HRV resources

Let's get back on topic. GJS, Do you know if R-R intervals measured by my HR monitor can be used to determine HRV? This is what I'm seeing: HR is the white line, and the R-R is the red line. http://i.imgur.com/E8zGT6A.jpg This is 10 minutes upon waking with the resting HR between 47-49. Based on tha...
by Balkan boy
March 9th, 2017, 12:55 pm
Forum: Links and Articles
Topic: HRV resources
Replies: 19
Views: 7732

Re: HRV resources

Regarding HR at UT2, I don't think it's possible or useful to keep the HR and pace flat for a 60+ minute session. You'd either have to drop the pace or let the HR drift. .... errr - thats exactly the point of HR capped pieces. You are supposed to adopt the pace accordingly. dehydration, is one of t...
by Balkan boy
March 9th, 2017, 8:50 am
Forum: Links and Articles
Topic: HRV resources
Replies: 19
Views: 7732

Re: HRV resources

Regarding HR at UT2, I don't think it's possible or useful to keep the HR and pace flat for a 60+ minute session. You'd either have to drop the pace or let the HR drift. I usually keep an eye on the average heart rate for the session on my watch. UT2-1 sessions are pretty safe as long as you're mind...
by Balkan boy
March 9th, 2017, 5:17 am
Forum: Links and Articles
Topic: HRV resources
Replies: 19
Views: 7732

Re: HRV resources

I flip-flop in my opinion about HRV. A few years ago I dismissed it as new age and in the category of counting steps. Now I see it has a bit more serious following. I'll read up on the links you've posted. I'd like to try it, but my HR sensor is ANT+. I attempted to connect it a few times, but my LG...
by Balkan boy
March 7th, 2017, 2:08 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: sore hands
Replies: 25
Views: 10318

Re: sore hands

Try wrapping the handle with tennis racket wrap or a bicycle handlebar cork wrap or something of that kind.
This is what worked for me after trying many gloves.
by Balkan boy
February 15th, 2017, 7:54 am
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Skierg Force Curve
Replies: 11
Views: 2938

Re: Skierg Force Curve

I haven't come across information on what the force curve should be. I'm still improving my technique on every pull, and I can see it in the force curve. When I do the correct sequence and pull smoothly trough the stroke I get the best time and the smoothest curve. This is what my steady state pace ...
by Balkan boy
February 13th, 2017, 9:35 am
Forum: Links and Articles
Topic: Programming. Intervals. Lactate
Replies: 6
Views: 1919

Re: Programming. Intervals. Lactate

GJS,
Here's one for you: https://ylmsportscience.com/
A lot of great information condensed in infographics.