Beginner here!

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.
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livingkennedy
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Re: Beginner here!

Post by livingkennedy » February 22nd, 2018, 6:16 pm

A good rule of thumb is not to offer unsolicited workout advice to anyone you wouldn't remind to examine their zipper.
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Re: Beginner here!

Post by JerekKruger » February 22nd, 2018, 6:18 pm

Having received unsolicited workout advice I'd say good advice is simply not to give it.
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Re: Beginner here!

Post by SMOGGY » February 23rd, 2018, 5:01 am

I suppose don't give it unless it's asked for.

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Re: Beginner here!

Post by Dangerscouse » February 23rd, 2018, 9:50 am

Yep, I never give advice. That's for the PT to do. I'd be more than happy to help if someone asked for help though
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Re: Beginner here!n

Post by kerosene » February 23rd, 2018, 4:48 pm

I think this is a great video for technique. I would take the overlapping of legs, back & arms with grain of salt as it is easier for beginners to keep track of stroke elements when they are more defined.
The stuff on catch is great though.
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PBs: 500m_1:30.8 | 1K_3:19.2 |2K_6:58.9 |5K_19:22.7 | 10K_39:29.4 | 30min_7,542m

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