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- December 10th, 2018, 1:53 pm
- Forum: Training
- Topic: Any ergers been able to grow their arms?
- Replies: 12
- Views: 271
I'm one of those guys whose weight hasn't varied by more than 5 lbs since I was 25 years old regardless of what exercise routine I did or what I ate, so I don't really notice any major changes. Maybe I'm not a good example. However, like you, Gammmmo, I was into cycling pretty seriously during my la...
- December 6th, 2018, 5:50 pm
- Forum: Competition
- Topic: World Rowing Indoor Championships
- Replies: 8
- Views: 705
Just saw the C2 blog with the new time standards to earn the $400 travel stipend. Wow! I don't recall all the previous years' time standards, but this year's are, for the 65-69 age group at least, FAST. I qualified the last two years, but no way I can do a 7:06.9 even if I were training this year, w...
- December 4th, 2018, 7:47 pm
- Forum: Cross-Training
- Topic: Climbing - both plastic and rock - and rowing?
- Replies: 2
- Views: 115
My serious rock climbing days are long behind me, but I still do some with my daughter occasionally. It's still fun, even as an old guy. Not sure you can design a program on the erg that directly complements climbing, but just the aerobic workout will improve your endurance. I'd forget the elliptica...
I've tried different ways of logging in (using the mouse, rather than the tab key, to move between boxes, for example). Sometimes it works, most times not. Seems we lost a real resource when C2Jonw retired. I wonder if there is anyone at C2 that monitors this forum like he did, looking for inaccurac...
I knew that a 2k is tough but i was not expecting this so im kind of dissapointed. So now im asking myself what did i do wrong? Did i just pull too hard at the beginning or am i just not fit enough?? Was i just too scared to go all the way? Welcome to the pain club! You didn't do anything "wrong". ...
- November 25th, 2018, 1:39 am
- Forum: Online Racing, RowPro, e-Row and RowIt
- Topic: Peloton on the water
- Replies: 19
- Views: 3832
This relatively small market is getting flooded with new ERGs - difficult to believe it's large enough to support all these new entrants. I think CrossFit, using the C2 erg, got the general exercise population interested - and therefore the companies that see an opportunity to make money - and that...
I noticed a while back that this Forum had been upgraded (?). Some changes, nothing too drastic, are noticeable. However, one thing I'm now experiencing is a change to my log in. I enter my username and password, and it comes back "you've exceeded your maximum number of login attempts", and asks me ...
- November 13th, 2018, 5:08 pm
- Forum: Health & Fitness
- Topic: ACL reconstruction rehab / erg question
- Replies: 7
- Views: 279
My teenage daughter had both knees done (one; snowboard, two; frisbee game), plus a meniscus clean up. As mentioned, getting the range of motion back is the primary goal of rehab. On the first one she, being a typical teen, didn't really do the work they recommended (it hurts!) and hence, that knee ...
- November 13th, 2018, 2:09 pm
- Forum: Training
- Topic: Optimal wait time between warmup and TT or SB try?
- Replies: 15
- Views: 581
The Eddie Fletcher warmup has been talked about lots in the past. I use it and it works for me. Here is a chart: https://www.rowingmachineking.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Eddie-Fletchers-2K-Warmup.pdf?x72109. As far as the time between the warm up and TT, if I'm on my own I take around 5 minutes ...
- November 11th, 2018, 5:09 pm
- Forum: On The Water
- Topic: 2nd Head Race Season - lessons learned
- Replies: 2
- Views: 186
Great insight Glen! Glad you had a successful year. As I mentioned in one of Ed's posts, no crew or individual ever thinks they are "good enough". It's a constant effort to just keep getting better but, boy, it sure is worth it. The better you get, the more fun it becomes. Chris Carmichael (Lance's ...
I ranked the piece in both categories and surprisingly I was in the 78th %ile for LWT and 82nd for HWT (age 60-69). Any idea why LWT category is faster than HWT for that? For your age group (same as mine) there are 111 lightweights ranked, and 384 heavyweights. I think the math is working against y...
- November 11th, 2018, 4:37 pm
- Forum: Training
- Topic: My abs don’t hurt after workout
- Replies: 9
- Views: 578
Abs don't do much, as HJS says, relative to other muscle groups. They do help you to sit up straight, as a lot of beginners tend to slump and lean forward with a bent back to (incorrectly) extend their reach at the catch. A strong core overall is necessary in rowing to transfer the power from the ve...