Well after being evacuated from Cape May late Thursday night due to Hurricane Irene, I spent all day battening down the hatches, and now the rain and wind is kicking in. I propose a new WOD named “Irene” for all those stuck inside for the next 24-48 hours: New WOD – "Irene": Must be done … More New Hurricane WOD – “Irene”
The weather back east has been terrible this April and it’s been hard to get a lot of single sculling in. What I did notice, however, is that I was able to get right back on the water after a rough winter and was able to be at full pressure, race ratings within 2-3 sessions. … More Crossfit Endurance rowing workouts are highly specific to competition
So I had a weird experience today. Since mid-October when I did my last peak power test on the Concept 2 rowing machine, I rowed in the Head of the Charles regatta and then really dialed back my rowing time to do more running and strength/mobility conditioning at Crossfit Ignite. Today it was storming and … More Training less = big jump in Concept2 peak power?
OK so I tried the Crossfit Endurance tabata (8 x 20”on, 10” off) workout running in Vibram FiveFingers KSOs today for the first time. And no, as predicted, my feet didn’t get cold! I am really starting to get the “falling out of control” feel of the pose running and it feels like I am … More Tabata cadence for #FiveFingers or barefoot/minimalist running?
This week I’ve done 2 Tabata rowing workouts – one on the Concept2 and one on the water in a double scull. Why did I do this? One was part of the Crossfit Endurance program and one was part of a funky Tabata version of Fight Gone Bad at Crossfit Ignite. I found them to … More Tabata Endurance – Concept2 vs. on the water