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: September 2019
Week 3: Listen to Your Body
Halfway there! As the countdown ticks down, two of our women’s four suffered sickness this week. Better sick now than in three weeks. The moral of this week is it’s great to push yourself and your boundaries. It’s also imperative … Continue reading
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Week 2: Rowing the Long Game
The Head of the Charles is 26 days away as I sit and write. Less than four weeks. Somehow I found time to create a past history spreadsheet for my event. I used the last five years’ results to calculate … Continue reading
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Six Weeks to Get This Master Faster
Ever since I resumed training for specific rowing events, I’ve written my training plan. That’s partially been out of necessity: no rowing team here, no outside coach to be the guide, no boat to motivate through the tough times. Mix … Continue reading
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Lucky in the Ultimate Rowing Lottery: HOCR 2019
I’m going to the Head of the Charles! All this hard work will serve its intended purpose! Continue reading
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