I’ve gotten some questions on how to approach the rowing portion of CrossFit Games Open workout 14.4: 14 minute AMRAP: Row 60 calories 50 Toes to Bar 40 Wallballs 30 Cleans 20 Muscle Ups Here’s some key points: This is a long workout. You don’t want to absolutely kill yourself on the row as you … More CrossFit Games Open 14.4 Rowing Advice
Readers, Happy New Year and thanks for reading this blog. I’d love to hear from you on topics you’d like me to cover in 2012, especially as it’s an Olympic year. What are the things you need to know but can’t find information on? Please comment or use the Feedback link to let me know … More Happy New Year 2012–What Would You Like to Hear About in the CrossFit and Rowing Worlds?
Bonjour et bonne année ! This is a great video of some French athletes setting a new 2K record on the Concept2 indoor rower. About 1:25 minutes in, note how the shoulders remain on a level horizontal plane throughout the stroke – there is no wasted energy here. There is no up/down movement of the … More Video of new French 2K Indoor Rowing Record
Every year at about this time I tend to check in with some of my favorite rowing-related sites from around the world to look for new ideas to try during winter training here in the northeast US. Dr. Valery Kleshnev of biorow.com is a sure bet for some interesting analysis of force curves and biometrics, … More Great Article on Concept2 Drag Factor vs. On-Water Oar Load