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by vk2gwk
August 11th, 2018, 2:07 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: rowing with a stoma
Replies: 4
Views: 818

rowing with a stoma

Interesting to read in an older thread about other cancer patients that are also rowing. Recently I was diagnosed with rectal cancer and at present undergoing radiation therapy (25 sessions of which yesterday I finished the 13th) combined with chemo therapy (pills I can take at home on radiation day...
by vk2gwk
January 6th, 2018, 6:50 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Coronary Disease, CHF, COPD, Diabetes, Depression, PTSD
Replies: 11
Views: 2875

Re: Coronary Disease, CHF, COPD, Diabetes, Depression, PTSD

I understand Steve's good intentions but I think that a project like this should be set up like a proper research project that includes a system to render individual medical details anonymously. To draw relevant conclusions - and make recommendations for a grant - about the effects of exercise on ce...
by vk2gwk
August 12th, 2017, 8:15 pm
Forum: Forum in het Nederlands
Topic: Ontwikkeling game voor roeiapparaat
Replies: 2
Views: 7152

Re: Ontwikkeling game voor roeiapparaat

Ben benieuwd naar de resultaten van de enquête an of er nog iets uit is voort gekomen?
by vk2gwk
August 12th, 2017, 8:08 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: PM5: Bluetooth & ANT Connection Drops
Replies: 42
Views: 14156

Re: PM5: Bluetooth & ANT Connection Drops

I use the same combination; BT for the connection between my iPhone and the PM5 and a Garmin HRM (strap on model) with ANT+. Apart from that I listen (via another BT) link to music sent from my desktop iMac. So lots of RF traffic going on. I notice that interruptions occur: 1. when te battery level ...
by vk2gwk
January 12th, 2017, 7:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My 3 year (5 million meter) story
Replies: 9
Views: 8043

Re: My 3 year (5 million meter) story

Good and inspiring story. When you are working full time and want to have quality time with the family it can be hard to fit in physical exercise. Yes. Setting a goal and structuring your daily exercise as a routine helps a lot to find the necessary discipline. I belong to the generation of "early r...
by vk2gwk
January 1st, 2017, 8:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any radio hams rowing?
Replies: 4
Views: 7817

Any radio hams rowing?

As you may gather from my username (VK2GWK) one of my hobbies - apart from rowing - is chatting to friends around the world by radio and experimenting with equipment and antennas. Another hobby is photography and I discovered that radio amateurs quite often are also keen on their cameras. The logica...
by vk2gwk
January 1st, 2017, 8:11 pm
Forum: Forum in het Nederlands
Topic: Benieuwd????
Replies: 1
Views: 2525


Sinds een paar maanden hebben we ook zo'n machien... Inmiddels wat kilos er af geroeid en de conditie verbeterd. Ook langzamerhand eens wat aan het rondkijken naar mogelijkheden om het roeien nog leuker en afwisselender te maken. Dan kom je op dit forum terecht en ziet plotseling dat er - uniek verg...
by vk2gwk
December 4th, 2016, 10:25 pm
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: New to rowing...
Replies: 17
Views: 10139

Re: New to rowing...

Another late starter.... first week of October this year we got our C2 and I started rowing about 30 mins a day - now up to 560 - 65 mns. I also started eating less and drinking less alcoholic beverages and a lot more water. I als skipped my daily whiskey and reduced half bottle of red wine to one a...