Month: December 2015

ramen noodle bowl with escarole and spicy tofu crumbles

Spicy Tofu Ramen Noodle Bowl

Guess what my girlfriend and I are having really soon? Ramen Noodle Bowl with Escarole and Spicy Tofu Crumbles!

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Chris Abraham at theodore roosevelt island

Running: Theodore Roosevelt Island: Tue, 29 Dec 2015 16:47:56

Activity: Running Distance: 1.71 mi Duration: 00:28:51 Average Speed: 3.50 mph Average Pace: 17:08 min/mi Calories Burned: 507 Activity Link: https://runkeeper.com/user/chrisabraham/activity/711348921 Start Time: Tue, 29 Dec 2015 16:47:56

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Action films make for a grand row

While I appreciate UCanRow2’s recent article, 10 Indoor Rowing Workouts to Kill 10K, I must admit that my secret is watching streaming movies off of Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon. Tonight, it was 100% Hulu Plus streaming over Roku onto my Sony Trinitron: Robocop and A View to a Kill. I have some news: after two months […]

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Keep rowing between the challenges!

The best thing for me to do is to row at least 10,000 meters every day for the rest of my life; and, the hardest thing to do is to continue rowing between Concept2 Online Challenges — which is stupid because each challenge is only long enough to really get you back into rowing shape so […]

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Chris Abraham 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge

Finished the Holiday Challenge with 157,762 meters

The good news is that I rowed more than 100,000 meters during the 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge —  157,762 meters — but the bad news is that I came short of the 200km that I wanted to accrue before midnight last night. This earned me a 100,000 meter award certificate from Concep2 but I came […]

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WAMU 88.5FM

WAMU 88.5FM 2015 holiday programming schedule

As I mentioned over on Big Broadcast WAMU Schedule for Christmas 2015, DC’s NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5FM is hosting an amazing holiday schedule between Christmas Eve and January 3. You should check it out. And, if you need to just choose two, you should make sure to have your radio on and set to 88.5FM from […]

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Ed Walker and Rob Bamberger The Big Broadcast

Big Broadcast WAMU Schedule for Christmas 2015

If you know me, you know that I am a fan of public radio, a superfan of The Big Broadcast, and a super-duper fan of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. Well, I heard on my local NPR affiliate that there would be classic radio show programming from the 20s-50s on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day thanks […]

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3 days until the Holiday Challenge ends

You know how I thought it was a good idea to try out CrossFit in the middle of the Concept2 Holiday Challenge? Well, it wasn’t. I kind of tweaked my left knee a little bit — not so much from injury just from not remotely stretching well enough. That said, I feel like I was […]

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crossfit south arlington

Entering the cult of CrossFit in 2016

As of Monday, January 4, it looks like I will serve my first week in the cult of CrossFit. I have been thinking about joining CrossFit for a while because I am already interested in kettlebells and Concept2 Indoor Rowers and some of my best friends have transformed their lives through a commitment to CrossFit. […]

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Fifteen-thousand meters in a go

Date Dist Time Pace 12/13/2015 5,000m 28:45.6 02:52.5 12/13/2015 10,000m 08:22.1 03:25.1         Happy to say that I was able to knock out 15,000 meters today. One 10,000 meter set and then a 5,000 meter set.  And since Divergent and The Divergent Series: Insurgent were both “free” on HBO GO, I rowed through one […]

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