Weight loss training plan from years ago

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Weight loss training plan from years ago

Post by LillyK » January 24th, 2020, 3:42 pm

Hi- I wonder if any of you who have been around will remember this - I used to have a training plan that I am sure I downloaded from Concept 2. You could put in it how many times a week you wanted to train and it gave you a plan. I am sure it was a weight loss one - but the thing for me it was a plan and something I could follow. Do any of you remember it or know where I can get similar. I am looking to row a million metres this year in between cycling and stuff. Yeah I could do with loosing weight but my need for this is more about a plan I can follow.

Thanks in advance

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Re: Weight loss training plan from years ago

Post by Citroen » January 24th, 2020, 5:44 pm

I suspect it was from the old (and very defunct) Indoor Rowing Services website (which is where the ancient concept2.co.uk stuff got moved to).

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Re: Weight loss training plan from years ago

Post by Johnny6162 » February 17th, 2020, 2:29 am

I remember it and also tried to find it. It was a slow ramp up thing, starting with slow and steady long rows, which didn't start overly long, and once fitness levels improved it moved onto shorter harder stuff.

It always looked like the shorter stuff would be so much easier until you started doing it!

I really liked the routine and wish it was still about.
51 Years Old, 6' 1/2", 112kg (247lbs),
Aim to be 100kg before the summer.

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Re: Weight loss training plan from years ago

Post by jasonbloom » March 25th, 2020, 7:24 am

Here's the basic breakdown of what you'll be doing:
  • Strength training three days a week, one hour per session.
  • High-intensity interval training one day a week, 20 minutes per session.
  • Steady-state cardio one day a week, 35 to 45 minutes per session.
  • Two days of active recovery.

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Re: Weight loss training plan from years ago

Post by Tenshuu » March 25th, 2020, 3:31 pm

Concept2 has this resource as well for rowing related plans/information - Some useful gems in here.

https://www.concept2.com/indoor-rowers/ ... -resources

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