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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Tag Archives: time off
Rowing Update: Training Resumes, Loneliness, and Testing
I reached a point where trying to be in top-notch shape was stressing me. And what’s the point? The 2020 racing season is a bust. So I’ve been taking the last few weeks “off.” Continue reading
A Turtle Jumps on an Erg
It’s been a whirlwind of two months. Training-wise, it’s a story of best intentions and priorities. Continue reading
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Reflections on Head Season & Faster Masters
November is “off-season.” I know everyone’s hitting the winter training hard, but I just can’t. I am mentally and physically burnt out.
So I’m taking some “me” time and reflecting back on my head season. I used the Faster Masters program for my Head of the Charles and Head of the Hooch prep. Continue reading
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Nationals over…now what?
They say it takes 21 days to make a habit stick. I’ve spent over 365 in the habit of waking early, working out, and eating well. Monday morning, my first day off from a year’s worth of training, I woke … Continue reading
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