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Indoor Rowing

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26 Mar
9:11pm, 26 Mar 2020
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Muttley
I bought my C2 back in 2007 and it's one of the best purchases I've ever made. 13 years and approaching 12 million metres later, it's still giving sterling service.
27 Mar
9:38am, 27 Mar 2020
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sinj999
I bought mine 2nd hand. The guy seemed very genuine and the machine was in good condition.
I gave up my gym membership at the same time in a bid to justify the purchase.

Mud Season Madness is nearly done. 22 days so far. Only 3 to go in the next 5 days.
Being at home is helping as I am not running, coaching or socialising much these days.

Not sure what to do next?
I am thinking I may start building up towards a full marathon.
I have done a couple of HMs and with the last month's training I think 5-6 weeks should do it. Not looking for a time, just the distance.
27 Mar
10:23am, 27 Mar 2020
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Nellers
I would join you, sinj, but I'm trying to stick to the 1 hour max limit for now and I think that might be a bit of a push for a marathon.;-)
27 Mar
7:57pm, 27 Mar 2020
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Pothunter
Thought this may be of interest:
Matthew Tarrant is a current member of the British Rowing team and a multiple-time World Champion. At RowElite we'll be hosting daily "row alongs" with Matt on the Ergworld platform. It's all online, totally free and gives individuals struggling with the prospect of training alone to feel part of a group again. All you require is an internet connection and a PM5 conecept2 monitor with Bluetooth. Usually, we row at 10:30 for 12k but these can move around so make sure to follow Matthew and RowElite on social media to find out when the next session will be.

Useful links:
instagram.com
instagram.com
ergworld.com
28 Mar
5:55pm, 28 Mar 2020
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sinj999
Mud season madness day 24 done.
1 more to go but thinking to keep going as I’m not doing much else at the moment.
28 Mar
10:06pm, 28 Mar 2020
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Nellers
Having said I won't go beyond that 1 hour session I've had a mischievous thought, and I'm blaming Sinj for planting the seed.

I think tomorrow I'm going to try for a Half Marathon PB.

I was getting bored with doing a daily 10k anyway.
1:31pm
1:31pm, 29 Mar 2020
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Nellers
Done. 1:28:57.3.

PB by a minute and a half. That’s a really long way and my bum hurts.
1:38pm
1:38pm, 29 Mar 2020
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Mouseytongue
My neighbours have recreated THE Boat Race on a water rower this afternoon. Cambridge won in 30:58!
1:42pm
1:42pm, 29 Mar 2020
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Nellers
Hiya Mousey! How are you doing mate?

6679m for the boat race, which means your neighbour was shifting! Well done them.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
2:25pm
2:25pm, 29 Mar 2020
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Angus Clydesdale
16+2 neighbours..... but what about social distancing?! ;)

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Maintained by Nellers
How about a little league of 2000m times to see what we're up against:

Oranj (1988 vintage): 6:44.6
Jef(2010 vintage): 6:46.6
sinj999:6:58.9
Nellers: 7:02.6
Pothunter (2005 vintage): 7:06
Craggy:7:08.6
Gym_Bunny: 7:16.9
theOtherRichard: 7:22.5
Jef: 7:23.9
Mouseytongue: 7:30.2
Oranj: 7:37.6
Maclennane: 7:51
lammo: 7:56
Tiger Feet: 8:00.1
Muttley: 8:08.5
Cats Whiskers: 8:16.8
Angus Clydesdale: 8:47.2
BanjoBax: 9:13
Sally Kate: 9:18
HellsBells: 9:23.1
Sweetie: 9:27
Lesley C: 9:34
alpenrose: 10:03

And here's a tidy little Rowing distance league table that Fetch has put together for us: fetcheveryone.com/league-rowing.php

And here (courtesy of Angus Clydesdale) is a link to the Wiki of useful things like training plans: fetcheveryone.com/article-view.php?id=544

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