Translating Calories to Split Times for CrossFit Rowing Workouts on the Concept2

I recently received a question on whether there is a translation formula to convert Calories, commonly prescribed in CrossFit WODs that involve rowing, into 500m split times or watts, more commonly used by rowers to gauge pace.  CrossFit workouts use Calories on the Concept2 performance monitor to approximate “reps” when combining rowing with barbell movements … More Translating Calories to Split Times for CrossFit Rowing Workouts on the Concept2

Come See Live Rowing Saturday April 5 at Overpeck Lake, NJ

For any readers in the NY/NJ area who want to come see what live rowing is like, there is a collegiate regatta (2,000 meters) on Saturday April 5 at Overpeck County Park, which is just over the George Washington Bridge from NYC.  Dartmouth, Columbia, MIT, Holy Cross, and Navy will be racing in eights throughout … More Come See Live Rowing Saturday April 5 at Overpeck Lake, NJ

Tabata Times–There’s More to Life Than CrossFit

Great post from Tabata Times: http://www.tabatatimes.com/theres-life-crossfit/ Amen I say, especially as we start to get into CrossFit Games season.  I’m always amazed at how many people go strict Paleo, etc. but then only exercise in the controlled environment of the gym.  Get out there like your ancestors!  Strike out into the woods in the snow!  … More Tabata Times–There’s More to Life Than CrossFit

Generation Kill – Metal, Drumming, CrossFit, Rowing

Tonight at DingBatz in Clifton, NJ the band Generation Kill has their CD release party for We’re All Gonna Die on Nuclear Blast Records, with a feature on Sirius Liquid Metal.  I’m fortunate to work out at CrossFit Ignite with their drummer, Jim DeMaria, and their singer, Rob Dukes, of Exodus fame.  Jim is the … More Generation Kill – Metal, Drumming, CrossFit, Rowing