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by Anth_F
July 21st, 2019, 9:06 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Focusing on the PM and your pace vs not watching and/or letting your mind wander
Replies: 9
Views: 87

Re: Focusing on the PM and your pace vs not watching and/or letting your mind wander

In general though, most ergers do not go easy, you seldom see people using a conversation pace. I never do This in a nutshell for me!!! When i get on that erg i like to feel i've actually done a workout. I tried rowing at conversation pace and got bored to tears after about 5mins. Not for me thanks...
by Anth_F
July 20th, 2019, 2:21 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: What Training Have You Done Today?
Replies: 23076
Views: 2492222

Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Found a way to do some training around my elbow injury. MB this morning. 2x100 squats. 20mins core work. 6x35-30-30-30-30-30 pushups. I thought the pushups might affect the elbow but it's not causing any issue on any pushing motions... it's when i do anything in a pulling motion it sets it off. Bloo...
by Anth_F
July 20th, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 494

Re: Training and smoking?

Why not just row more meters to counteract the weight gainz :idea: Im already at 15k 6 days a week, aswell as some other training commitments/work/homelife id struggle to find the time to get in the gym...not an excuse but its the reality. Im sure i'll squeeze extra in where i can if the weight cli...
by Anth_F
July 20th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 494

Re: Training and smoking?

Appreciate all replies, its been a bit of a reality check for me. I had hoped the prospect of better PB's would be a motivation...i see that was a little silly now and on reflection there are far more important factors regardless of better times...which i was aware of but perhaps an element of self...
by Anth_F
July 20th, 2019, 10:12 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New erg feeling DF
Replies: 11
Views: 216

Re: New erg feeling DF

Bungee cord can be different, but even that does not slow you down. Isn't that Slidewinder's cue to jump in? ;) I hope not haha. Gotta be honest tho... my latest sessions on my erg i noticed it was easier to go 2:02-03 pace than usual, + my usual r21-22. Now, is that down to me getting fitter, or m...
by Anth_F
July 19th, 2019, 3:08 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: What Training Have You Done Today?
Replies: 23076
Views: 2492222

Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

@Anth thanks and hope your elbow feels better soon. I did have aggravated elbows and I trained through the pain, admittedly they weren't anywhere near as bad as yours sound so it sounds like you should be careful Cheers mate! Yeah i'll take things easy... it's doing my nut in though not being able ...
by Anth_F
July 19th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!
Replies: 5938
Views: 773626

Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

I never tried the pace boat, I always try to row exactly the watts I've planned and finish strong, I think this boat will distract me too much :D @ Anth: Is your elbow getting better? It's still a bit tender at the moment, but at least i can mostly function with the normal daily stuff without it ca...
by Anth_F
July 19th, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!
Replies: 5938
Views: 773626

Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Hi Martin, very well done on your 5k PB achievement. And like Henry says, still plenty gains ahead for you :wink:
by Anth_F
July 19th, 2019, 11:04 am
Forum: Training
Topic: What Training Have You Done Today?
Replies: 23076
Views: 2492222

Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

https://i.postimg.cc/bD2168VD/20190719-073019.jpg Automatic pilot this morning. Not much energy, still not fully over this cold, and breathing was a struggle too. Tried to keep under 145 and failed Apart from that I quite enjoyed it and it was one of those days where the metres seemed to disappear ...
by Anth_F
July 18th, 2019, 6:54 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 494

Re: Training and smoking?

lindsayh wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 6:24 pm
half of all smokers die of smoking related disease and life expectancy is I think reduced by maybe 15 years?
It's so true, lindsay. I lost both my mam and dad through smoking related diseases.
by Anth_F
July 18th, 2019, 3:49 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 494

Re: Training and smoking?

Tim huges wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 3:35 pm


With my limited experience, the 2k hurts like hell and im fighting for breath...but isnt that how everyone feels?
2k tests do hurt a lot!!! And everyone will be fighting for breath in the latter stages if they're doing one properly.
by Anth_F
July 18th, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 494

Re: Training and smoking?

I used to smoke, for about 8 years. My mother and father as well, my father very heavy. They never could quit, it was just too difficult for them after many many years of it. I quit in 2006. I eventually started suffering bad anxiety and panic attacks when i smoked a cigarette... so it started maki...
by Anth_F
July 18th, 2019, 2:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 494

Re: Training and smoking?

Not to make BS excuses but its such an ingrained habit and i have done my utmost best to quit in the past. Patches i quit for 6 months and i tried e cigerettes and stopped for 2years. Yet here i am smoking! I am building up to another effort, hence this post. I used to smoke, for about 8 years. My ...
by Anth_F
July 18th, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Coping strategies
Replies: 37
Views: 771

Re: Coping strategies

I often see a guy in the gym, normal, nothing wrong 40 something. He does deadlifts with the bar plus 5kg on both sides. I can,t stand seeing that :x . He is also a banker, also not my favorite kind of people. Eh... 10kg deads? :lol: Oh not forgetting the weight of the bar of course :D Everytime I ...
by Anth_F
July 18th, 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Coping strategies
Replies: 37
Views: 771

Re: Coping strategies

hjs wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 4:04 am

I often see a guy in the gym, normal, nothing wrong 40 something. He does deadlifts with the bar plus 5kg on both sides. I can,t stand seeing that :x . He is also a banker, also not my favorite kind of people.
Eh... 10kg deads? :lol:

Oh not forgetting the weight of the bar of course :D