Coriolis Force Effect on Rowing and other Sports

This is a fascinating study on how the Coriolis effect may impact various sports…I’ve never thought about this before. In rowing, the study states that it may take up to 7.5% of propulsive force to overcome up to 40m lateral displacement over a 2K race.  That is potentially a huge wildcard when you see elite finals being … More Coriolis Force Effect on Rowing and other Sports

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