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My 310000m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022

My 310000m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022

I was not built for speed but maybe I deserve a medal for endurance. Very pleased to report that I did 310195m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022. A few years ago my friend Daniel Kendall a pro in erg rowing introduced me to the Fall Team Challenge in which I have participated ever since. …

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42195m - My First Full Marathon on the Rower

42195m – My First Full Marathon on the Rower

Years ago I enjoyed marathon running and ultra marathons. I never thought I would do a full marathon on a rower but I needed the distance for the Fall Team Challenge 2022. I would like to thank all my friends for their encouragement along the way. Last year the Fall Team Challenge was luke warm …

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Dog Days of Summer Challenge 2022

Dog Days of Summer Challenge 2022 – Done and Dusted

This afternoon I did my 20,000 meters rowing to complete the Dog Days of Summer Challenge. This challenge is hosted yearly August 1- 28. For the Dog Days Challenge one has to do a 10,000m on week 1; 20,000m on week 2; 30,000m on week 3 and 40,000m on week 4. It always amazes me: …

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My First Half Marathon on the Rower this Year

My First Half Marathon on the Rower – 2022

I did a 10,000 m in prepartion for the Fall Team Challenge September 15 – October 15, when by chance I noticed that the 10,000m had been added by default to the Dog Days of Summer Challenge August 1- August 28. Well… why not continue? For the Dog Days Chalenge one has to do a …

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My Year in Sport 2019

Thanks to everyone who encouraged and supported me. If I compare my results of ‘Year in Sport 2019’ to the results of those I follow on Strava such as Hans S. (Netherlands), Mark Mendes (South Africa), Mike Ramseyer (UK), Jonny Wignall (UK), Trevor Silvera (the Philippines – who cycles some 70 Kms/ day) then my …

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My 146K in the 2019 Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge

My 146K in the 2019 Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge

The Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge is a club challenge where club members try to reach either 100,000 meters or 200,000 meters by the end of the challenge. The Ailish Sheehan All Stars Team was put together by Austin Milne as a tribute and in loving memory of his cousin Ailish Sheenan who passed away …

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Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge – The ‘Ailish Sheehan All Stars’ Team

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My 500,000 Lifetime Meters on the Concept 2 Indoor Rower

Today I did a 1-hour session (12,6Km) on the Concept 2 indoor rower. This brings me to a total of 500,000 Lifetime Meters (500 Km to-date). Rowing is a full body workout and it is a most enjoyable activity. I would like to thank everyone who have motivated me. There is a huge list of …

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Never Too Old For Indoor Rowing

Never Too Old For Indoor Rowing

38 competitors over the age of eighty (80) entered the ‘World Rowing Indoor Sprints’ hosted in March 2019. Indoor rowing is for all ages but having an 80+ entering the competition is inspiring to say the least. British record holder Heidi Richards only started indoor rowing three years ago. She got silver at the ‘World …

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Rowing and your Muscles

Rowing is a coordinated muscle action that involves every large muscle group in the body. The following sections illustrate the primary muscles used during each movement of the rowing stroke. 1. The Catch 2. The Drive 3. The Finish 4. The Recovery Click on an image to enlarge it Sources: Daily Burn Dynamic Indoor Rowers …

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