Off to Boston for the Head of the Charles tomorrow! For anyone interested, the live webcam from Cambridge Boat Club is at this link: Webcam. This is a great webcam location because it’s right before the Eliot Bridge where all the crashes happen! I will be racing in the Men’s Masters Eights at 2:41 PM, … More Head of the Charles Live Webcam Info
This week’s Crossfit Endurance short intervals are 125m sprints with 30 seconds of rest. I am working hard the first few days of the week and then recovering for the Head of the Charles on Saturday. I chose to implement the workout as sets of 6, 4, and 2. In reality, the intervals take less … More Consistency & Precision–125m intervals
I was recently able to practice in a pair (yes, not a double, a pair) with a college friend of mine. We will be the stern pair in the Ever Green Boat Club masters 8+ at the Head of the Charles in a few weeks, so we wanted to get in sync. For non-rowers, a … More I finally rowed the seat I never rowed!
Today my project is rebuilding all the storage in my garage. How boring. So while eating an awesome “accidentally paleo” lunch of ground turkey, onions, and collard greens from my Purple Dragon CSA box, I took a look at the Battle of the Paddle, which I guess is like the Head of the Charles of … More Check out the Battle of the Paddle
Recently I had to do the CrossFit Endurance short intervals workouts on the Concept2 indoors due to the continued flooding in New Jersey. I have two baseline WODs to report. Some key points: 1. These were done at drag factor 110, simulating a fast eight, not a single. I am doing them at a lower … More CrossFit Endurance rowing short intervals baseline
Well it was a blast racing in the Head of the Charles for the first time in 10 years. It was also literally a blast of freezing, howling, headwind. I’m glad I wasn’t racing a single! I got slotted into 6 seat in a Dartmouth alumni boat entered as Ever Green Boat Club in the … More Head of the Charles – Freezing, Fast, and Fun!
Tomorrow is the 2010 Head of the Passaic regatta, sponsored by Nereid Boat Club and Passaic River Rowing Association. The racing starts at 8:30 AM with over 500 competitors registered, which is the largest turnout ever. I’ll be wearing my Crossfit Ignite shirt, rowing in the Mens Masters 8 in preparation for the Head of … More Head of the Passaic regatta tomorrow