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Heart rate during 30 min tests

Hey guys I’m 16 so supposedly my max heart rate should be about 204 or so. I recently did a 30 min relatively hard and was able to hold around a 1:47 @ 171-175 hr average. In a few weeks we have tryouts and the 30 min piece is one …

Tips for the 2k sprint

Just this Friday I had a 2k in which I didn’t pr solely because of my sprint. I am a novice lightweight (around 130 lbs) and my time is 7:13. My average split up until my sprint was around 1:47 (to pull my previous 2k it was a 1:48.2 average …

I have one week to name a 4+

I have one week to name one of our wintech 4+’s. The boat club committee has the ability to veto the name so it has to be reasonable, but I want to push the boundaries. For naming use it is predominantly used by mens crews, but also heavyweight women.

submitted …

New World's Best Time in W2-

At the Cambridge Town Cup on Lake Karapiro in New Zealand Rebecca Scown and Genevieve Berhent beat the current world Best Time set be GB’s Helen Glover and Heather Stanning. They recorded a 6:49.06 in the final of the Premier W2-. The previous best was 6:50.16 set at the 2014 …

France Indoor results 2016

Today was the french indoor rowing championships in 2016. Maybe some of you are interested because it’s the olympic year.

Open Men

Androdias from the mens double scull (6th at the Worlds this year) took the win, confirming fine form before the olympics. And 5 more of his teammates all …

1K erg competition Alfa Race (Estonia) has live TV-coverage.

One of the coolest erg champs (at least as far as those I’ve been at) has live TV-coverage. The link is here: http://sport.delfi.ee/news/varia/soudmine/otsepilt-vaata-otseulekannet-sisesoudmise-tippvoistluselt-alfa?id=73554513

Startlists: http://www.alfarace.ee/teade/startlist_alfa_2016.pdf

In the men’s final (17:00 CET) I think there might be serious threat to the world record.

Watch and learn, other erg competition organizers. They’ve …

Neptune Head Cancelled

#Rowing: The Neptune Head of the River at Blessington had to be cancelled this morning because of bad weather. The organisers had been ready to go ahead but conditions were not rowable. This is a double blow for the event, as it had originally been fixed for November and had …

5k test today!

I’m a 15 (16 next month) year old girl and weigh around 160lbs (height 5’8) I have a 5k test this afternoon. Last 5k erg I pulled 2:03.2 I think I’m a similar fitness if not the same to last time and my goal is to achieve this again (or …