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Indoor Rowing

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16 Jan
7:47pm, 16 Jan 2020
604 posts
Cats Whiskers
Great news, Nellers!
16 Jan
8:34pm, 16 Jan 2020
562 posts
Well done Nellers. That didn't take long, you're obviously a chap with skills in demand!
17 Jan
11:24am, 17 Jan 2020
35660 posts
Clearly there's a market for middle aged white guys who aren't as fit as they want to be and can talk passionately about a single piece of gym equipment.;-)

10km this morning broken down as 4/3/2/1km pieces with 2/1:30/1 minute breaks. Each one slightly faster than the previous. Quite enjoyed that. I'm quite enjoying this "making it up as I go along" thing for a few days.
17 Jan
12:21pm, 17 Jan 2020
564 posts
Nothing wrong with making it up as you go along. I've been doing it for years and not just on the erg ...
18 Jan
8:59pm, 18 Jan 2020
35666 posts
Don't often do a 15km steady state but that's what I pulled off the shelf today and I got an accidental PB. Fact is I've only ever done this as a steady aerobic effort and today was no different in terms of effort so it's no great shakes but it must be a good sign right?

I'm thinking I'll be working on getting a half marathon PB over the next month or 2, although I seem to remember thinking that last year then life happened and it was randomness and stop/start through the rest of the year.
19 Jan
11:00am, 19 Jan 2020
35669 posts
Don't know if I mentioned that I bought a clock with a thermometer and humidity sensor for the shed a few weeks back.

Did a steady state 10k this morning. It read -1.7 c when I got in and started. It ws up to 5.5 c by the time I was done.
10:59am, 20 Jan 2020
565 posts
And a bit steamy too I expect, Nellers. I have a similar readout in the lounge, where I do my erging. I fancied it in the shed but it didn't pan out for varying reasons. Generally the temp here is a steady 18-19 degrees according to the readout but it is gratifying to see it rise to 20-21 by the time I finish. I am my own central heating radiator :-)

Just bimbling along on the erg, I think it was the right thing to start over. Steady 20 minutes done this morning and feeling good.
11:59am, 20 Jan 2020
35675 posts
the humidity sensor only ever goes up to 95%. Is that a maximum reading or would I be getting clouds forming in there if it actually went above 95%?

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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
Nellers: 7:03.8
Pothunter (2005 vintage): 7:06
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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