Tag: Indoor rower

Coach Fola Awosika Row Vigor

Arlington now has RowVigor studio

This morning I met with coach Fola Awosika of Row Vigor for my Foundations class. I was the only one in the class so I got to spend some great time chatting with Fola about Row Vigor. Fola quickly discovered that I have been rowing and erging since 1988 so he gave me back my free credit […]

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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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9round penrose square workout

HIIT: 3 minutes of anything is hard

Historically, I have been Mr. Steady State Cardio. When I worked out with James T. Harris at XSport on Columbia Pike, I did do Zone work, including suicides and burpies and wind sprints; and, whenever I get to Spin I am sure I am doing 45-minutes of HIIT. But, between college Crew and 2012, all […]

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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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Concept2 Model C with Red Saucony Jazz Trainers

Slow, slow, slow I row gently on the erg

Date Time Distance Type 12/05/15 21:27.6 3,958m Indoor Rower 12/05/15 36:49.0 6,368m Indoor Rower 12/02/15 49:37.9 8,987m Indoor Rower 12/01/15 43:22.0 7,593m Indoor Rower 11/29/15 58:53.3 10,042m Indoor Rower It’s already December 5th, 2015, and I am only 36,948 meters in towards the 200 kilometers that I fully intend to collect between first thing 26 […]

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dog days of summer rowing

Joining the 2015 Concept2 Dogs Days of Summer challenge

I own a Concept2 Indoor Rower that collects too much dust. As part of my intentional movement towards fitness and health I will be participating in the Dog Days of Summer challenge this year. The Dog Days of Summer runs from August 1–28 and features a different total distance goal each week. I feel pretty confident […]

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