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.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by AnimalNige » September 16th, 2018, 8:40 am

Legs torn off on the "club ride" (read "pseudo road race") yesterday. Dropped on the last hill, but kept up the effort, held the group in sight all the way to the caff.

This morning an r20 HM, then some bouldering and more one arm lock offs on rings until failure and a negative rep happens. One band for assistance. Three reps only for each arm, that stuff is strong medicine.
56yo, 6'2" 77.5kg. Cyclist, rock climber and recently, erger.

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by hobbit » September 16th, 2018, 9:23 am

AnimalNige wrote:
September 16th, 2018, 8:40 am
Legs torn off on the "club ride" (read "pseudo road race") yesterday. Dropped on the last hill, but kept up the effort, held the group in sight all the way to the caff.

This morning an r20 HM, then some bouldering and more one arm lock offs on rings until failure and a negative rep happens. One band for assistance. Three reps only for each arm, that stuff is strong medicine.
Good training! Long ago, our club training runs around Hyde Park degenerated almost every day into a burn-up. Not very sensible, but we all had fast times racing, so as Nietzsche said " if doesn't kill you, it's doing you good" :lol: .
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2k 8:16 (2018) -- 5k 21:03 (2018) -- 30' 7038m (2018) -- 10k 43:19 (2018) -- 60' 13475m (2019) -- HM 1:34:04 (2019)

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by AnimalNige » September 16th, 2018, 11:20 am

hobbit wrote:
September 16th, 2018, 9:23 am
AnimalNige wrote:
September 16th, 2018, 8:40 am
Legs torn off on the "club ride" (read "pseudo road race") yesterday. Dropped on the last hill, but kept up the effort, held the group in sight all the way to the caff.

This morning an r20 HM, then some bouldering and more one arm lock offs on rings until failure and a negative rep happens. One band for assistance. Three reps only for each arm, that stuff is strong medicine.
Good training! Long ago, our club training runs around Hyde Park degenerated almost every day into a burn-up. Not very sensible, but we all had fast times racing, so as Nietzsche said " if doesn't kill you, it's doing you good" :lol: .
:D That's exactly what we say. Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

Then there's the following rule.

The closer it comes to killing you, the stronger you get!

Well, it's only once a week that I get craziness like that, so it's OK.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Mark E » September 16th, 2018, 11:57 am

Erg 3 X 2000 8:13, 8:05, 7:58 + 3 X 6-8 bench press, deadlifts, squats, one-arm rows. Efforts on the rowing were moderate enough, though I did try to rip through the final 500 meters.

I've seen several of you posting 3 X 2K-type sessions and thought it seemed dauntingly hard, but like any workout it's not so bad if you keep the goal pace reasonable. I used the pace boat display for a change.

Lifting session was became more entertaining after a spirited discussion with another patron at the squat rack. He had weights racked up but walked away and started using a different machine, so I un-racked some plates and started my first set. He huffily announced that I should wait for him to finish. I suggested that with just one squat rack he might have to share it, and pointed out that he had started using a different machine. His counter was that he was "just taking a break" from the squat rack but he still needed it for himself. I declined to stop using it and he moved back to the other machine in a huff.

Body weight moving in the right direction -- down to 172 today.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by lancecampeau » September 16th, 2018, 1:52 pm

Sunday morning in the gym...

- 30min warmup (10 min erg, 10 min eliptical, 10 min treadmill)
- 70min full body weight training (high weight, low rep)
- 10min erg cool down

I'm going to be sore tomorrow...
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Erik A » September 17th, 2018, 4:11 am

Did a 30 min on Sunday @1:58.8

Tonight's session
40min
10144m
1:58.3
25spm
Followed that up with a
10x 250 @1:47.3
Another busy night at the gym but no real interest in the erg so straight off the bike after my wu which was good
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Dangerscouse » September 17th, 2018, 4:21 am

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This was at least two minutes faster than I expected. If I hadn't got up at 4:45 and had a strong coffee I'd have gone back to bed as I really didn't feel like it was going to be a good day.

This is a great example of still going when you are really tempted to not go at all. I didn't really have any notable issues throughout, not even my usual circa 10km 'wobble'
47 HWT; 6' 4"; 1k= 3:09; 2k= 6:36; 5k= 17:24; 6k= 21:09; 10k= 35:46 30mins= 8,428m 60mins= 16,461m HM= 1:16.47; FM= 2:44:04; 50k= 3:16:09; 100k= 7:52:44; 12hrs = 153km

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by lindsayh » September 17th, 2018, 5:49 am

Sat hard racing
Sunday off
Monday PM - still DOMSy so just steady meters
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2:03 (143)
2:02 (148)
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2:04 (152)
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Anth_F » September 17th, 2018, 8:27 am

Dangerscouse wrote:
September 17th, 2018, 4:21 am
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This was at least two minutes faster than I expected. If I hadn't got up at 4:45 and had a strong coffee I'd have gone back to bed as I really didn't feel like it was going to be a good day.

This is a great example of still going when you are really tempted to not go at all. I didn't really have any notable issues throughout, not even my usual circa 10km 'wobble'
Strong work, Stu.

I get that feeling sometimes. I may have slept poorly the night before and just think it's going to show when i get on the rower. Then i end up having a really good solid session with no issues, bizarre.
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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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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by AnimalNige » September 17th, 2018, 9:12 am

Slow day. 10k at r20 ending with about a 2:10 pace.

Then light abs, font lever progressions fully tucked on rings, and 3x7 dips and 3x10 rows.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by jimmyshand » September 17th, 2018, 9:59 am

Warm up at 2:13.0 for 2k (8:52.1) then relatively brisk 30 minutes for 7,536m (1:59.4). My back has been a bit tender - not due to rowing - so I had the drag factor at 96.

Enjoyable 30 minutes, r24.
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1k 3:15.4 (Jun 2020) | 2k 6:51.4 (Feb 2019) | 5k 18:16.9 (Oct 2019) | 30min 8,016m (Apr 2019) | 10k 37:53.6 (May 2019) | 60min 15,254m (Apr 2019) | HM 1:25:38.4 (Apr 2019)

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by Mark E » September 17th, 2018, 10:01 am

On water, sitting six seat in an 8+. 2 X 19 minutes with a rating pyramid of 20-22-24-26 and back down on both pieces. Lovely conditions.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by nick rockliff » September 17th, 2018, 3:10 pm

Joined a 60 min session on Rowpro, plan was to sit on 2.00 r20 to see what happens. was thinking HR may get to around 156.

60 min - 15003 - 2.00.0 - 20 - 154 end HR.

HR was at 144 at 30min

Quite confident at it being UT2 so gives me a good starting point for base aerobic training.
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50s PBs 2k 6.24.3 5k 16.55.4 6k 20.34.2 10k 35.19.0 30m 8633 60m 16685 HM 76.48.7
60s PBs 5k 17.51.2 10k 36.42.6 30m 8263 60m 16089 HM 79.16.6

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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by NavigationHazard » September 17th, 2018, 3:26 pm

Cheers Rocky, good to see you back in action.
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Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

Post by _PBH_ » September 17th, 2018, 3:30 pm

Breathing is starting to get a bit easier after dealing with this cold / congestion.

Went for a 14 mile mountain bike ride on Sunday. The first half felt pretty good. It's been very dry here, and the trails are getting really sandy. One uphill stretch was especially thick. You really had to dig in to keep moving! The second half of the ride was directly into a 20mph head wind. Ugh!

Monday morning back on the erg:
30:00 @ 2:10.6 pace (20 SPM, 111 DF): 6889m
(that felt good!)
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