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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Tag Archives: struggles
The Winter Slog
February was humble-uary. The only goal was to get moving again. Mission, accomplished. Continue reading
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Head of the Hooch 2019: Mission Accomplished or Unfinished Business?
The last of the great fall regattas has come and gone. Ridiculous current made for some fast times and some crazy competition. Continue reading
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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The Rowing Training Rollercoaster Rides On
May’s goal was endurance, strength, and working “the middle,” the anaerobic threshold. I scheduled 44 workouts (erging and strength training combined) and achieved 77% of those. Four sessions modified for time. The completion rate doesn’t include the four sessions of … Continue reading
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Did you know rowing is a leg sport?
I kid you not, Monday morning as I started to erg the first song to play on the completely random playlist? “I Believe,” by Christina Perri. After a demoralizing previous week, I heard: ‘Cause I have been where you are … Continue reading
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In my second head race, the Inaugural Sarasota-Benderson Head Race, I finished somewhat as I predicted…and not as I predicted. Friday Friday dawned under thick cloud cover and a steady wind pushing from the northeast. If it hadn’t been so … Continue reading
Protected: Master’s Nationals is one month away–and I’m frustrated.
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