Category: Rowing

2016 Concept2 Fall Team Challenge

Fall Team Challenge day two of 30

I have fallen off the horse big time. In fact, in Reddit’s Fitness subreddit, redditors are so sick of people like me. I’ve had a terrible failure to launch.  Joining 9Round, XSport Express, and even Concept 2 Rowing Plan by Fitness Matters, didn’t do the trick so far. My excuse? I’m too weak! I’ve gone […]

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Potomac Boat Club Floating Dock

Out of the frying pan onto water

Remember when I was running 5ks? It seems like only yesterday I was literally kicking ass and taking names at 9Round Penrose and doing Pacers-sponsored 5k races. Well, that took a break. I caught some sort of bug and tried to use my human immune system to fight off the invading armies with sleep, liquids, […]

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How to Build Muscle for Rowing Review

Title: How to Build Muscle for Rowing Author: Jack Gorcika Genre: Fitness Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC Release Date: June 17, 2013 Format: Kindle Pages: 27 pages Source: http://amzn.to/29Svkgy How to Build Muscle for Rowing is such a simple and persistent gym machine-based workout that it just might work. Just leg press, lat pulldown, bench […]

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Chris Abraham's Million Meter Club Concept2

Member of the Concept2 Million Meter Club!

I’m actually really proud of this. Hard work. A million meters rowed. Next: 2 million meters!  I started logging my rows on June 7, 2011, and so it’s taken me 1,752 days — 4 years, 9 months, and 18 days* — to reach my goal of reaching 1,000,000 meters on my Model C Concept2 Indoor rower. But it […]

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Jan 12 Concept2 Workout of the Day WOD

Doing Today’s Concept2 Workout of the Day (WOD)

It’s already the 12th and I haven’t even started the 2016 Concept2 Virtual Team Challenge to join my teammates on Team Grotto — but I shall today. So, since my back is now better, I’ll try to get back into the saddle with today’s January 12, 2016, daily WOD for the Concept2 Indoor Rower rowing ergometer.  

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New Balance Minimus 20v5 Trainer Official Shoe of National Rowing Team

I just received this press release from USRowing about a multi-year sponsorship deal with New Balance, which will include providing footwear to athletes including the “Official Training Shoe of the USRowing National Team.” “As a result, the New Balance men’s and women’s Minimus 20v5 Trainer was identified as the best-performing, land rowing and training shoe available […]

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