Welcome to my rowing diary. Here I chronicle my struggles, triumphs, and thoughts about life as an amateur masters rower.
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2019 Training Statistics
Current weight: 151
Weight goal: Get back to 150
Days on water: 8?
Days on land: Too many!
2k Erg Test: 1:55.9/spilt, 7:43.8
5k Erg Test: 20:30/ 2:03
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Tonight, after a few days dropped from Tropical Storm Isaac, I ran my first official 5k. No stops! Time: 32:30. After yesterday’s mockery of a run, tonight my legs felt in good form and my breathing pretty steady. … Continue reading
Why you never take your hands off the oars:
Yesterday morning I ran 3 miles without stopping. A snail crossing molasses could run faster than me, but I kept on it. 5k here I come! It’s been tough to log water time lately. We’ve had thunderstorms in … Continue reading
“Your mind will give up before your body does.” I can’t find the correct attribution, but I know I heard it while watching the Olympics in a segment about the long distance runners. It’s one of two quotes I … Continue reading
Before I headed out the door for the Saturday row (rained out), I stepped on our scale. 150.4! Amazing! Even after eating ice cream with chocolate syrup! My new theory: eat something awful for your body once a … Continue reading
At the crack of dawn, I completed my erg test. Average 2:10.2 spilt, 4615 meters. 🙂