What Training Have You Done Today?

General discussion on Training. How to get better on your erg, how to use your erg to get better at another sport, or anything else about improving your abilities.
Rod
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Rod » August 9th, 2018, 3:37 pm

Thank you for the kind comments Bloodbuzz Corio, lancecampeau, lindsayh and mdpfirrman, they are very much appreciated and a big help in driving me on to get that HM record....nearly there!
60 year old Lightweight male. Based in Sussex, just south of London, England. Best 2k recently.. 6:58.1 for Silver at the world champs on the 18th February 2018.

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Dreadfish » August 10th, 2018, 4:20 am

Tonight
40m
10248m
1:57.1
25spm
Nice and quiet tonight and did some weights to finish up
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by warnie » August 10th, 2018, 7:42 am

RayOfSunshine wrote:
August 9th, 2018, 3:33 pm
warnie wrote:
August 9th, 2018, 2:03 pm
Season best 10km for me tonight, beating my previous SB in May by 1 minute 1 second!

44:30.6 SPM 21

Really need to learn how to add images!!!
I do a screenshot, go to https://imgur.com/ , hit the +New Post button (top left) and upload your photo, then edit it (selecting edit from drop down arrow at the top right of the imported picture). Then save the pic. Go back to drop down arrow and select "get share links", select BBCode... then, paste it in your post.
Thanks Ray

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by warnie » August 10th, 2018, 7:44 am

Dreadfish wrote:
August 10th, 2018, 4:20 am
Tonight
40m
10248m
1:57.1
25spm
Nice and quiet tonight and did some weights to finish up
great effort Dreadfish

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Bloodbuzz Corio » August 10th, 2018, 12:20 pm

Did a hardish 6k today, in 23:46.5, so 1:58.8 average pace, spm somewhere between 24 and 25.

RPE solid, but the 24 minutes went by pretty quick, probably slightly easier on the whole than I expected.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by hobbit » August 10th, 2018, 3:02 pm

Could finally get outside again after weeks of sweltering weather without a drop of rain. So, shirt off and a nice 30min spm 20. Made 6749m @2:13.
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5k 21:03 -- 30' 7038m -- 10k 43:51 -- 60' 13187m

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Hillclimber » August 11th, 2018, 12:55 am

Rod wrote:
August 9th, 2018, 5:38 am
30 minutes Time Trial

New British record in the 60-69 Lightweight category

Metres...........................8090
Average pace...................1:51.2

This adds 21 metres to the record I set back in November so happy with that.
Congrats, Rod. Strong work!

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by lindsayh » August 11th, 2018, 4:39 am

Sat afternoon
13x 500m/2'R @1:49.9
df130 sr27 263W mhr162
first @1:54.7 and then all neg to @1:45.2
2k @2:08
Lindsay
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PBs (65y+) 1 min 349m, 500m 1:29.8, 1k 3:11.7 2k 6:47.4, 5km 18:07.9, 30' 7928m, 10k 37:57.2

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Dangerscouse » August 11th, 2018, 6:17 am

lindsayh wrote:
August 11th, 2018, 4:39 am
Sat afternoon
13x 500m/2'R @1:49.9
df130 sr27 263W mhr162
first @1:54.7 and then all neg to @1:45.2
2k @2:08
That's a very strong session Lindsay. I hope I'm able to do those times when I'm 66.
44 Years Old; 6' 4"; 95kg; Liverpool, England 2k= 6:38; 5k= 17:29; 6k= 21:54; 10k= 36:21 30mins= 8,242m 60mins= 16,317m HM= 1:18:40; FM= 2:49:39; 50k= 3:28:18; 75k=5:29:15; 100k= 7:52:44; 12hrs = 153km

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Rod » August 11th, 2018, 6:22 am

2 x 60 mins capped at 20 spm and 125 ahr (2 mins between reps)

Metres..................26947
SPM......................20
Average pace...........2:13.5
DF........................130
AHR.....................117

I find the long slow sessions can be a big help for the short fast ones so 2 reps of one hour this morning. (would be a 2 hour non stop but a 'pit stop' is a good idea at my age!).

This was 4.7 seconds faster on average pace than when I last did this one a month ago and 2 bpm lower so much quicker for less effort.

Rate was restricted to 20 spm and HR cap was 125 to keep it under my aerobic limit so well below that.....I'll have to try harder next time!

Damien..........Thanks for the kind comment, much appreciated.
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60 year old Lightweight male. Based in Sussex, just south of London, England. Best 2k recently.. 6:58.1 for Silver at the world champs on the 18th February 2018.

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Dangerscouse » August 11th, 2018, 6:23 am

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Team Oarsome challenge done this morning: 15 x 1k on 1r, NOT an uninterrupted 15k. With hindsight I could have gone faster as I coasted in from 150m out for 3 or 4 reps to keep them consistent and I didn't want to fly and die. I think I could get to 1:46.5 average or a bit faster. There are two reps hidden from the top photo that were both 1:47.2

I really enjoyed it as I needed a decent session to sharpen up my mind and body. Too many excuses creeping in recently. Now I just need to find the courage to do a 10k at this pace to finally break my mental block for a sub 36mins 10k
44 Years Old; 6' 4"; 95kg; Liverpool, England 2k= 6:38; 5k= 17:29; 6k= 21:54; 10k= 36:21 30mins= 8,242m 60mins= 16,317m HM= 1:18:40; FM= 2:49:39; 50k= 3:28:18; 75k=5:29:15; 100k= 7:52:44; 12hrs = 153km

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by lindsayh » August 11th, 2018, 6:49 am

Dangerscouse wrote:
August 11th, 2018, 6:23 am
I really enjoyed it as I needed a decent session to sharpen up my mind and body. Too many excuses creeping in recently. Now I just need to find the courage to do a 10k at this pace to finally break my mental block for a sub 36mins 10k
Mutual admiration Stu that is more than decent - that is very strong. I find it is a good strategy too - go for a hard one to break a "soft" cycle but pick one you can be pretty sure to finish. We do a 15x 3'/1'R quite often - one of my favourite hard ones.
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PBs (65y+) 1 min 349m, 500m 1:29.8, 1k 3:11.7 2k 6:47.4, 5km 18:07.9, 30' 7928m, 10k 37:57.2

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by lindsayh » August 11th, 2018, 11:17 pm

Sunday am
2k @2:08

20x 30"/30"R @1:41.3
df130 sr27 (all13/14 strokes) 336w mhr157 1000mR
concentrating on spi >12
first @1:43.4 and fastest @1:40.0

5k @2:05.9
df126 sr24 mhr149
Lindsay
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PBs (65y+) 1 min 349m, 500m 1:29.8, 1k 3:11.7 2k 6:47.4, 5km 18:07.9, 30' 7928m, 10k 37:57.2

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by G-dub » August 12th, 2018, 10:16 am

10K, r17 avg, 2:08.7
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Anth_F » August 12th, 2018, 1:33 pm

hobbit wrote:
August 10th, 2018, 3:02 pm
Could finally get outside again after weeks of sweltering weather without a drop of rain. So, shirt off and a nice 30min spm 20. Made 6749m @2:13.
That sounds a nice enjoyable one :)

I've not been on my erg since the 1st of this month.... no excuses tbh :roll: But a comfortable 30min is on the cards i reckon.
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My goals are simply to keep fit/get fitter and continue to enjoy rowing on the C2 :)

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