Category: Training

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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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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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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Chris Abraham participating in the 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge

Getting Psyched for Concept2’s Holiday Challenge

Starting tomorrow, I’ll endeavor to row 200,000 meters on my Concept2 between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. It’s called the 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge.  So, over the course of those 29-days, I’ll have to average 6,896.55172414 meters/day in order to end up with 200k meters come midnight of December 24. I have been using every excuse in the […]

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Become fit with Reddit’s help

After all the brouhaha surrounding #GamerGate and the controversy surrounding the decision that SXSW made in removing some #GamerGate panels, I wanted to remind my gentle reader — yes, you — that there are warm hugs online and not just slaps, punches, yells, screams, and assaults online. First, here’s a #GamerGate primer. Second, online abuse, […]

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Grip doesn't strengthen itself!

Grip doesn’t strengthen itself

Grip strength is essential for kettlebells and riding. Squeezing the clutch and front brake all day demands strong hands and forearms. I like to keep a Heavy Grip 100 nearby to just keep my grip strength up, keep my hands and forearms strong for everyday life. I just picked up a 30, 40, and 50 […]

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