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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Four Weeks to FISA: The NyQuil Diet
One month to go? What! Training last week went well. Workouts hit my target numbers. My steady state workout felt so good I considered doing another piece. The bathtub and I convened again at Owsley Reservoir for some high rate … Continue reading
Sunshine State Games
It’s summer in Florida and that means unpredictable weather season has begun again! After several years of summer drought, storms and winds plagued practice in the ten days or so leading up to Sunshine State Games. I’d planned to … Continue reading
If you row long enough, will the pain go away?
No pain, no gain, right? That contradicts directly with the philosophy of “listen to your body.” When do you know to ease off and when to push through? I attempted the 12 x 400 piece Tuesday, but my back … 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
Making the switch
The Hooch is two weeks gone, although it seems ages ago. It still stinks that we didn’t do as well as we could have. I did the math and converted the whole field’s raw times. We still came in 7th … Continue reading
Granted, we weren’t testing but working out in place of water time (poor weather,) but my 20 minute pieces sucked. Randy wanted us to work on jamming with the legs at the beginning so our power graphs looked more like … Continue reading