It’s been a while since I updated this blog, but recently I did some testing at CrossFit Ignite on how to come up with equivalent WODs for those who want to or need to use the Assault Bike / Airdyne instead of the Concept2 rower. Here’s what I found, which corroborates the findings in this … More C2 vs. Assault Bike Calibration
CrossFitters and rowers, I thought I’d do a post on how to actually implement this week’s CrossFit Endurance rowing workout, as it’s a tough one to figure out: Row (TUE): 6:00 of 125m sprints on 0:30, recover 3:00, 4:00 of 125m sprints on 0:30, recover 2:00, 2:00 of 125m sprints on 0:30 A couple of … More How To Implement This Week’s CFE WOD
Here’s a killer WOD to do before eating lots of sweets and sitting around the Christmas tree, inspired by the “12 Days of Christmas.” 1200m or 120 strokes / 120 seconds rest 1100m or 110 strokes / 110 seconds rest 1000m or 100 strokes / 100 seconds rest 900m or 90 strokes / 90 seconds … More 12 Days of Christmas Indoor Rowing WOD
I took some video footage of my technique while doing the 6 x 750m workout from CrossFit Endurance. I was tired and figured that was the reason I was struggling to hit my target splits. Then I looked at the video and understood that I was shedding seconds with my technique! Good to catch it … More C2 Technique Video Analysis And Humble Pie
I saw some questions on the CrossFit Endurance site this week about how to set up the C2 to measure watts while doing a Tabata 20:10 short interval workout. I think the CFE crew threw a curveball to the community when they switched from “post your meters” to “post your watts,” but in fact average … More How to Measure Tabata Watts on the C2
We all know that it gets tough to find time during the holiday season to maintain a regular training rhythm. This is one of the best things I’ve learned from Crossfit – how to use short, intense workouts that fit into a lunch break or half-hour slot to keep the training effects coming even on … More A Great 20-minute Crossfit-inspired Indoor Rowing Workout for the Holidays
At the end of October my Crossfit Ignite coach, Steve Macioci, asked me for an idea for a Crossfit rowing challenge for Nov. 1-30. I suggested having the box try to row 1 million meters. This sounded daunting as most people in the box were not accustomed to rowing more than 2K at a stretch. … More Congrats to CrossFit Ignite for Rowing 1 Million Meters in November!