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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: December 2012
Marlene Royle introduced us to the drills “King of the Mountain” and the “Joy of Backing” during her summer clinics. Today, I renamed the drills “Queen of the Lagoon” and “Disaster at Backing.” I popped in the green … Continue reading
From Coach Randy this morning: Smoke on the water/fire in the sky And: 5 on 5/want to die This one is from me: Rowing Silk on the water silent slide slowly arise enter quiet EXPLODE! hush swing away … Continue reading
On my way down to the boatyard this morning, I started considering the weather. Today was a misty 58F, not too bad for this time of year. Before Wednesday’s cold front, we’d enjoyed amazingly warm temperatures, even for Florida. … Continue reading
Hell hath no fury…
…like an 8 x 500m erg workout. I’ll admit I complained a bit and said, “can’t it be six for the first one? Built it up two every week?” But I sucked it up and did it. For all … Continue reading
There’s a poster out there, inaccurate but still thoughtful, that says “You retain 10% of what you hear, 20% of what you write….(blah blah) and 90% of what you teach.” Even though the poster isn’t true in terms of its … Continue reading
Week 1 2REW & Food
One week has passed. I’ve managed to hit everything in 2REW except a second row. A thick bank of white fog blocked us from rowing Wednesday. The halo from the car lights down the ramp was very cool, … Continue reading