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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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
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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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
Rhythm of the Work
It’s hard to believe two months are left until FISA worlds. Let that sink in. Two months. Training hit another smooth ride after a month-long blip. The theme has been “finding a rhythm.” Numbers show I’m regaining ground and speed. Caelan … 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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