Today I published an article to the Tabata Times Contributor Network on how to prepare for a 2K indoor rowing race from a CrossFitter’s perspective. Comment here for feedback! Thanks to James Bailey of Q-Power, Mike Stanitski of Ever Green Boat Club, Olympian and Coach Xeno Muller, and Steve Macioci of CrossFit Ignite for contributing, … More Tabata Times Article: Indoor Rowing–Preparing for a 2K Race
As we get into the heart of indoor rowing season, I wanted to highlight three easy ways to check your own technique on the C2. 1. Pump up the volume! You can’t groove in good technique by doing 500m or 1000m as part of your warmup routine. You need to commit to a couple of … More Easy Ways to Check Your Indoor Rowing Technique
While I was traveling recently, I tried the Invictus Rowing Club WOD. This is Shane Farmer’s creation – the same driving force behind CrossFit Rowing. This was a late night WOD done around 10 PM after a brutal day, so my splits were not what I would normally expect, but at least I got it … More Invictus Rowing Club WOD from January 14
Thanks to Row2K for publishing my rowing hack submission, and giving a shout out to Ever Green Boat Club! I use this hack a lot while traveling. I also find that wearing FiveFingers on the erg not only saves on space in my luggage, but also makes me pay more attention to my finish timing, … More Training Hack: The Erg Strap Clamp – row2k columns
Originally posted on Renegade Rowing:
Rowing WOD: Nick going long and strong at the RRL! Who’s coming January 25th? Every Minute On the Minute for 20min Row :40 On @2k+7 @Following Stroke Rates (Paddle Light during :20 Off) Minutes 1-4 @24 s/m Minutes 5-8 @26 s/m Minutes 9-12 @28 s/m Minutes 13-16 @26 s/m Minutes…
The Don Bosco Prep Ironmen, who also row out of Overpeck, are hosting their first Ironmen Erg Classic in Lyndhurst, NJ on Feb. 1. This is good timing – there are no other indoor races this early in northern NJ. The entry info is on RegattaCentral – hope to see you there!
The level of fitness required to row for an hour at sub-1:37 is almost incomprehensible. This is a short but incredible video of these guys. To give context to the CrossFitters out there, Eric Murray (in blue) finished the half-marathon test 11 minutes (about 2 miles) faster than Jason Khalipa, who had the fastest time … More Kiwi Pair Erg Testing–Simply Astounding!