Welcome to my rowing diary. Here I chronicle my struggles, triumphs, and thoughts about life as an amateur masters rower.
Thank you for being part of the journey.
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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The last of the great fall regattas has come and gone. Ridiculous current made for some fast times and some crazy competition. Continue reading
Someone asked me if I found it challenging to go from the team to training alone. Answer: definitively, yes. I’ve been thinking about the dynamic of a rowing team vs. rowing solo. Continue reading
I substituted in another boat this week. I didn’t mean to be rude, but when asked how it was, I answered, “It wasn’t a good workout. I’m going to have to go home and erg.” Which led to this reputation … Continue reading
Midway into January I feel like I’ve slumped. Both at rowing, where I can’t keep my back straight and engaged (which is causing me to dip forward at the catch, lose power and possibly check the boat), but on land … Continue reading
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