Author: Chris Abraham

Cycling: Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:07:42

TomTom MySports Watch Activity: Cycling Distance: 1.66 mi Duration: 00:20:08 Average Speed: 4.95 mph Average Pace: 12:07 min/mi Calories Burned: 223 Heart Rate: 131 Activity Link: https://runkeeper.com/user/chrisabraham/activity/1035713298 Start Time: Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:07:42

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Two pair of C2 rowing trou shorts 90% cotton 10% lycra in packaging

My favorite indoor rowing trou shorts just arrived from Concept2

I walk at least 12,000 steps-a-day as part of my health regimen. Rowing is for fitness, walking is for health. I wear the same shorts at my treadmill desk while I am at work and on my Concept2 Indoor Rower, AKA The Erg. I usually wear Drywick or Polypro rowing trou from JL Racing, especially when […]

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Tiger Claw Feiyue Martial Arts Shoes

Feiyue Tiger Claw shoes are perfect for indoor rowing

I love these Tiger Claw martial arts shoes for rowing on the Concept2 erg. I love them for kettlebells too. Even better than Converse All Stars. So minimal and so cheap and so sure-footed. Only $18 online. Such a deal. When rowing on the Concept2 indoor rower there’s no benefit to having either cushion or […]

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A+D Original Diaper Rash Ointment And Skin Protectant 1 tub 1lb 454g

A+D Ointment cures my runner’s inner thigh chafing overnight

I am built like a Tyrannosaurus rex. Huge thighs and skinny arms. When I am fit, it’s muscle; when I am fat, it’s flab. No matter what, my inner thighs rub, especially when it’s hot and humid outside and I am sweating like I champ. They call it chub rub. Most of the time, I can […]

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Cycling: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 15:33:29

TomTom MySports Watch Activity: Cycling Distance: 3.82 mi Duration: 00:23:33 Average Speed: 9.73 mph Average Pace: 06:09 min/mi Calories Burned: 462 Heart Rate: 125 Activity Link: https://runkeeper.com/user/chrisabraham/activity/1029998513 Start Time: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 15:33:29

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Other: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 20:40:33

TomTom MySports Watch Activity: Other Duration: 01:45:05 Calories Burned: 745 Heart Rate: 85 Activity Link: https://runkeeper.com/user/chrisabraham/activity/1029557314 Start Time: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 20:40:33

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ColorfulJLRacingRowingTrou

My recommendation for indoor rower rowing shorts for erging on the Concept2

I’ve put a lot of meters onto my PM5-updated twenty-year-old Model C Concept2. While you can, and should, row in whatever shorts you have on–even pantsless if you own your own erg–there are some better solutions.  Concept2 Cotton Lycra Rowing Shorts Until a month ago, I was a true blue JL Racing / JL Rowing / […]

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Black JLRacing XXL Rowing Unisuit

Why should big, tall, chubby, fluffy, heavyset, and fat athletes wear rowing unisuits and wrestling singlets during their workouts?

Because we spend so much time being afraid of our t-shirts flying over our head, exposing our flabby pale flanks, our plumber cracks, or anything that makes us insecure, especially men, who are always pulling down their t-shirts at the gym in the same way someone might constantly and self-consciously adjust a revealing or I’ll […]

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2017 Concept2 Summer Challenge Logo Large

Join the 2017 Concept2 Dog Days Challenge of Summer Challenge

The Dog Days of Summer are almost upon us! August 1–28, 2017! What better time for a Concept2 Challenge? Complete the Dog Days of Summer challenge by finishing each of the following four distance goals in the timeframes indicated and log them in your online logbook: Week 1, Aug. 1–7: 10,000 meters Week 2, Aug. 8–14: […]

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hardtail Harly Sportster Ape Hangers

A man’s salon is his castle

Does anyone remember Crow Bar? Downtown DC? Epicenter for Couriers and Bikers in the 90s? There was a handsome Italian-looking dude there who always parked his hardtail Sportster with tall ape-hangers right outside the bar. Maybe he was the Crow Bar DC bartender or maybe he was at the bar — no he was definitely […]

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