Try On-Water Rowing at National Learn to Row Day

This Saturday June 6 is National Learn to Row day at rowing clubs across the country.  If you are interested in trying on-water rowing, this is your chance to do so in a safe introductory environment. Locally in northern New Jersey, Nereid Boat Club is hosting a program, and provided a description as follows: Rutherford, … More Try On-Water Rowing at National Learn to Row Day

Rowers–Compete for your alma mater May 17 at Alumni Sprints!

The Alumni Sprints Regatta, 2015 edition, is just over a month away. The 2015 regatta will be bigger and better — we’ve moved to Philly, and are partnering with the Schuylkill Navy to put on a really special event on Sunday, May 17th. This is an alumni-format regatta, which means that you can race under … More Rowers–Compete for your alma mater May 17 at Alumni Sprints!

The New Ride

Almost 70 degrees today…able to sneak in a couple of more rows before shutting down for the winter.  This is my new ride as my Fluid was badly damaged when a rack blew over.  I decided to go back to Hudson, which is the hull I won most of my medals in over the years.  … More The New Ride

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