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by water-ratt
December 23rd, 2009, 8:55 pm
Forum: Cross-Training
Topic: Paddling
Replies: 4
Views: 5310

link ... apter.aspx
There is also one for a kayak paddle.
by water-ratt
November 18th, 2009, 5:30 pm
Forum: Cross-Training
Topic: Comparing Heart Rates to activites
Replies: 17
Views: 16344

Heart rate

Different activities place different demands on the heart and other muscles. I've worn a heart rate monitor while doing LOTS of different exercises and have noticed the following: Rowing my heart rate going 'medium' is 130-150, 'pretty hard' is 150-170 Mountain biking is pretty close to this. Paddli...
by water-ratt
November 18th, 2009, 5:10 pm
Forum: Cross-Training
Topic: Cross Training w/Total Gym
Replies: 2
Views: 4071

total gym

i got a cheap model that i use sometimes...
mostly for paddleboard training. pretty good workout, easy to use etc...
but if your looking for a good total body program for lots less money check this out

by water-ratt
November 18th, 2009, 5:07 pm
Forum: Cross-Training
Topic: Windsurf - pumping the sail for hours...
Replies: 5
Views: 5004


rowing is a great alternative to sailing but do yourself a favor and make sure you add some pushing exercising to your workouts to balance your body. Failing to do so can result in muscle imbalances. On a side note: if you think rowing an erg is fun get in a boat :D :D :D it's perfect for windsurfer...
by water-ratt
November 18th, 2009, 4:50 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Foot Straps
Replies: 10
Views: 5520


i have a lot of miles on my 'D' model and also like tight footstraps so i replaced the straps with daKine tie down straps with cam buckles.
They are awesome! took about 15 min. needed to remove a screw and put a hole in the straps but they work sweet. :lol: