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by Old Gringo
June 13th, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Cannot see monitor.
Replies: 6
Views: 934

Cannot see monitor.

Have moved rower with PM5 outdoors. Glare from sunlight makes it impossible to see monitor. Any suggestions as to how to remedy this situation?
by Old Gringo
March 22nd, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Hernia Injury
Replies: 1
Views: 911

Hernia Injury

Anyone had any experience with a hernia injury while training on Skierg? How did you rehab after surgery? How successful have you been coming back? I have been training on Skierg for three plus years, along with rode cycling and Assault bike. 74 year old male. Active all my life. Thought all was goi...
by Old Gringo
February 8th, 2018, 7:58 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: What fitness newsletters do you subscribe to?
Replies: 9
Views: 5297

Re: What fitness newsletters do you subscribe to?

Take a look at Dr. Mirkin's weekly newsletter
by Old Gringo
February 8th, 2018, 7:41 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Anyone use Training Peaks for Skierg?
Replies: 5
Views: 3270

Re: Anyone use Training Peaks for Skierg?

Sorry. Hit the Post button by mistake. To continue. My objective is to get a Training Stress Score for my Skierg workouts that can then be combined in WKO4 with my cycling workout TSS scores. Together the scores let me track my OVERALL training load. How do I accomplish this? With two pieces of equi...
by Old Gringo
February 8th, 2018, 7:15 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Anyone use Training Peaks for Skierg?
Replies: 5
Views: 3270

Re: Anyone use Training Peaks for Skierg.

I post my Skierg workouts to both the Concept2 log and Training Peaks WKO4. The reason I use WKO4 is to get a Training Stress Score (TSS) for t Skierg workouts. can then be combined to my cycling workout TSS's
by Old Gringo
January 13th, 2018, 3:22 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Tour de Skierg Strategies
Replies: 2
Views: 2457

Tour de Skierg Strategies

Anyone out their interested in sharing their training strategies for the upcoming Tour de Skierg Challenge coming up in February? How, if any, do you adjust your training in January? Do you modify your training to successfully peak for each week's event, or just train through? Best of luck to all co...
by Old Gringo
January 2nd, 2018, 1:01 am
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Anyone use Training Peaks for Skierg?
Replies: 5
Views: 3270

Re: Anyone use Training Peaks for Skierg?

I use Training Peaks WKO4 to log my Skierg workouts, along with my cycling workouts. What are your objectives regarding use of the software?
by Old Gringo
June 5th, 2017, 3:10 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Periodized Skierg Training Plan
Replies: 1
Views: 2974

Periodized Skierg Training Plan

I would like to have input regarding periodized Skierg traing plans. Something similar to Pete Plan, or Dark Horse online rowing plans. Or, like event preparation traing plans available for cycling. What kinds of frequency, duration and intensity mixes should one consider if training to peak for onl...
by Old Gringo
April 21st, 2017, 7:48 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Music Tracks
Replies: 0
Views: 1926

Music Tracks

Anyone have some music track suggestions for SkiErg workouts?
by Old Gringo
February 11th, 2017, 8:13 pm
Forum: Concept2 SkiErg
Topic: Skierg Force Curve
Replies: 11
Views: 6363

Skierg Force Curve

What should the force curve on the Skierg look like?
by Old Gringo
December 31st, 2016, 6:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks
Replies: 24
Views: 8657

Re: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks

Yes.
by Old Gringo
December 31st, 2016, 4:15 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks
Replies: 24
Views: 8657

Re: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks

Yes. I train on two bikes. My "fast" bike with a compact drivetrain has the PowerTap hub. My second bike is steel,and has a triple ring drive train. I use the PowerCal with it. I train about 80% on the steel bike. I find it to be much easier on the old body. Let me also point out that all of my ridi...
by Old Gringo
December 31st, 2016, 12:59 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks
Replies: 24
Views: 8657

Re: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks

You say you have read a lot about the PowerCal, and the feedback is Luke warm. Can you refer me to these sources?
by Old Gringo
December 31st, 2016, 12:53 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks
Replies: 24
Views: 8657

Re: Sync Row Sessions to Training Pea

I cannot offer any insight regarding setting up an ATP in TP. I still use a paper calendar to do my annual plan!
by Old Gringo
December 30th, 2016, 4:22 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks
Replies: 24
Views: 8657

Re: Sync Row Sessions to Training Peaks

Glad my post raised your interest, Romper. I have been looking for someone interested in this topic. I'll try to address your questions as best I can. First, some background. I am a 71 year old male with a road cycling history. I have used TP WKO3 to log and track my training for about 4 years. I be...