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

My CrossFit Profile is featured on the Concept2 Logbook page today!

This is a first in 15+ years on the Concept2 logbook.  Paul Buchanan pointed out that my profile got selected as the “Profile of the Day.”  I have been exclusively on-water this summer so I haven’t been checking the logbook, and I forgot I even had a CrossFit-specific profile, which I use for logging meters … More My CrossFit Profile is featured on the Concept2 Logbook page today!

A Long, Strange Trip to Poughkeepsie…Row for the Cure Race Report

Today I tried a new regatta – the Row for the Cure in Poughkeepsie, NY.  It is somewhat of a coincidence that today also marked the IRA Championships, which originally were held in Poughkeepsie in the late 1800s. It was a great day – the terrible wind from yesterday was gone, and the weather was … More A Long, Strange Trip to Poughkeepsie…Row for the Cure Race Report

Random Correlation–Olympic Rowers and Dental Hygiene?

This is an article that sounds weird on the surface but makes sense at a personal level (although I am not an Olympic-level rower).  It uses Olympic rower Alan Campbell (huge fan – bronze in the single in front of his home crowd – showed tremendous heart)  to demonstrate a point about elite athletes ignoring … More Random Correlation–Olympic Rowers and Dental Hygiene?