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by Tristram
January 16th, 2016, 1:19 am
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Weight gain, if needed
Replies: 10
Views: 8734

Re: Weight gain, if needed

At 21 arguably you still have some filling out to do. I think I reached the "right" size around 24. Otherwise weight training if done strategically can add useful mass and some strength.
by Tristram
January 16th, 2016, 1:14 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Replies: 17
Views: 10341

Re: Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

I've been using the IThlete app for several months to see what it would do. I do one seated and one standing on different devices. Overall during riding season (mtb) I find it very helpful. For winter training (weights and C2) it's good but different since my volume is lower. I think it's a good too...
by Tristram
June 20th, 2011, 2:57 pm
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Need to gain weight
Replies: 3
Views: 2895

Re: Need to gain weight

I don't know your age specifically, but you will find that you are in a prime growing period and may naturally increase in weight as a function of maturity. I grew allot in my teens, but didn't get to my current mass untill my early 20's. My suggestion would be to be careful with the weights. They a...
by Tristram
June 9th, 2011, 2:03 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: What does a good rowing diet consist of?
Replies: 13
Views: 20915

Re: What does a good rowing diet consist of?

ies, I don't row competatively, but did at one time in high school at an elite North American rowing school. Today I ski hard and do alot of biking, especially the all mountain freeride kind later in the summer. At boarding school our diet was whatever we wanted, and if I were to do it again, the ca...
by Tristram
May 3rd, 2011, 11:47 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Seeking Weight Training Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 2935

Re: Seeking Weight Training Advice

I did alot of rowing weight training during high school. we used an old canadian olympic program that was modified for the time. It has 4 phases and one was added after 1984. I will tell you the 2 most useful plus what I do now for the winter/ski season to set me up for mtb riding. These may be usef...