This is amazing – a local high schooler completed a swim around Manhattan, across the Catalina Channel, and now across the English Channel. Congrats Charlotte – an amazing athletic accomplishment at any age, let alone being the youngest to attempt it! http://www.northjersey.com/news/ridgewood-teen-becomes-youngest-to-complete-triple-crown-swimming-attempt-1.1082700
Spring is in the air, the docks are going in, but we’re in that weird transitional time in the Northeast when freak snowstorms still blow through. I always go through a type of cabin fever this time of year when the very last thing I want to do is another erg session. I am so … More Snowing and Blowing and sick of the Erg? Get in the Pool!
I finally got my copy of Power, Speed, Endurance by Brian MacKenzie of CrossFit Endurance. I have to admit, I didn’t know what to expect – maybe 100 pages filled with controversial ideas. What I got was: A beautiful, thick, large-format book packed with hundreds of slow-motion stills of every CrossFit exercise as well as … More BMack vs. Bompa–First Thoughts on Power, Speed, Endurance
I don’t know about you, but I’m cooked after the first real week of “winter” training here on the Beast Coast where the docks are out and the ergs are in. During the fall, I spent a lot of time deliberately building left/right imbalances in order to compete in sweep boats. Now that it’s winter, … More Rowers, go jump in the pool! (Say what?)