Sign up for this – don’t miss it. You can register under a rowing club or a CrossFit box affiliation. This year they are raffling off a C2 rower each week. This is run a little like the CrossFit Open competition, but with some challenging rowing workouts. See you there! http://rowdroyalty.com/ Advertisements
I had some questions from CrossFitters recently about breathing strategies for rowing. They had been watching some videos in which people were trying to apply deadlift technique to rowing – i.e. knees out, back straight, breathe in before the catch, etc. There is not a huge body of work on this topic, because it’s something … More Breathing Technique for Rowing
I’d encourage everyone in the NY/NJ/CT area to consider participating in the Ironmen Erg Classic indoor rowing competition on January 31 at Don Bosco prep in Ramsey, NJ. This is a 2K race, with categories for all ages and skill levels, and is a good mid-winter checkpoint for anyone planning on going to CRASH-Bs at … More Ironmen Erg Classic Indoor Rowing Competition
Join me in the Row’d Royalty challenge starting January 7. This is a CrossFit Open – style online rowing competition run by Diablo CrossFit, with prizes for the top finishers. Register at http://rowdroyalty.com
Workout will be 10-20 minutes of technical coaching, during which we will do about 2500 meters of rowing, including drills for the finish and arms away motion, and a few 20-stroke pieces to warm us up. WOD will be 6-8 x (1′ on, 1′ off) – see the CFI Rowing Club page for additional details.
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
This is a first in 15+ years on the Concept2 logbook. Paul Buchanan pointed out that my profile got selected as the “Profile of the Day.” I have been exclusively on-water this summer so I haven’t been checking the logbook, and I forgot I even had a CrossFit-specific profile, which I use for logging meters … More My CrossFit Profile is featured on the Concept2 Logbook page today!