Author Archives: spider

Blind SS

So the past couple of SS workouts of done blind. Meaning I taped over the splits and set the monitor to power curve. I use a heart rate monitor for all of my workouts and so followed my usual heart rate progression without splits for these blind workouts. The result, …

Cox Box trouble

I have a race tmr and my coxbox is playing up, does anyone know any tricks? I have taken my CoxBox home to charge before the race (as usual). I plug it in and it says 46% battery, 5 mins later it’s at 100%, so I switched it on and …

Specific technical Erg Questions

Hi all,

I am a novice rower, 25f, about 5ft 9′, and 155lb. I just started rowing this Fall – had some on the water training in a single scull as well as some erging with a coach. For the winter time, I’m on my own since it makes more …

A newbee requests advice and tips.

I just started rowing (indoors) and I’d appreciate some help with a couple of questions. First, my sitting bones hurt after more than 15 minutes or so of rowing. Is there anything special I can do about it? Will it go away with conditioning? Second, is there a calculation that …

Question about erging twice a day

This winter season I’ve decided to erg in the morning as well as the afternoon at least three times a week (afternoon workouts are 6 times a week). Our teams afternoon workouts are things like 4×10, 2×30, 3×20, 3x4k, etc… at varying rates. I have about 40 minutes to erg …