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by mardix
Tue Aug 04, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8030
Views: 212190

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

So a couple of weeks ago I decided to see how a little rowing would feel. I was able to get to about 8 or 9 minutes of slow rowing; though rowing itself was fine and my back held out, I felt tight and sore a few hours later so decided to give it another week or two of rest. Since then I've been on t...
by mardix
Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: No Rowing
Replies: 6
Views: 1054

No Rowing

I've not rowed, or done much of anything else for about a month now. Relapse will see me out of commission for a while longer I'm afraid. Two steps forward, one step back.
by mardix
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Thomas!
Replies: 9
Views: 894

Re: Happy Birthday Thomas!

A very late happy birthday to you, Thomas.
by mardix
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Meter board banter
Replies: 3434
Views: 143763

Re: Meter board banter

An early congratulations to you on your soon-to-be new toy, Boris. It will be great to get a report once you've had a chance to use it and compare it to the rower.
by mardix
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Phil Lamb
Replies: 5
Views: 994

Re: Happy Birthday Phil Lamb

A belated happy birthday, Phil.
by mardix
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Huw Thomas
Replies: 3
Views: 621

Re: Happy Birthday Huw Thomas

A very happy birthday to you, Huw.
by mardix
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Bill Wright
Replies: 6
Views: 722

Re: Happy Birthday Bill Wright

A little late, but happy birthday wishes to you.
by mardix
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Hip, hip - but not hooray
Replies: 7
Views: 790

Re: Hip, hip - but not hooray

Here's to a speedy recovery, Phillip. Follow doctor's orders and you'll be back better than before.
by mardix
Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Lifetime Millionaires Club
Replies: 3151
Views: 132080

Re: Lifetime Millionaires Club

Paul Victory wrote:Reached 22,000,000 meters lifetime total today. Gold star please, Mr Plumb.
That is awesome stuff, Paul. Congratulations!
by mardix
Tue May 26, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2015 Weight Loss Thread
Replies: 176
Views: 14758

Re: 2015 Weight Loss Thread

Ugh. A week away with no choice but to eat in restaurants and little exercise. Not a healthy combination.

Back to it today.

Week 3: +2.5 lbs (-1 total). 63 km (2:18 avg)
Week 2: -1.5 lbs (-3.5 total). 105 km (2:19 avg)
Week 1: -2 lbs. 115km (2:27 avg)
by mardix
Thu May 21, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Philip Price
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Re: Happy Birthday Philip Price

Happy birthday to you!
by mardix
Thu May 21, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Meter board banter
Replies: 3434
Views: 143763

Re: Meter board banter

plummy wrote:It's not neat and concise but has the scores etc:

http://log.concept2.com/challenge/univD ... ee+Spirits

Also - I didn't realise we had the highest team total for the whole year ^O^ ^O^ =D> =D>
ScreenHunter_14 May. 20 22.36.jpg
Very cool. Thanks for that.
by mardix
Wed May 20, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8030
Views: 212190

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

dr3do wrote:(Sidenote: This session was dedicated to @Mardix ^O^)
I definitely have something to aim for in my future. =D>
by mardix
Tue May 19, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8030
Views: 212190

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

dr3do wrote:Did today 25k.
18 spm at ~2:00 pace for 10k. Wow. Very nice Boris. Lots of power indeed. You people (meaning the whole lot of you Free Spirits) impress and inspire me to no end.
by mardix
Tue May 19, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2015 Weight Loss Thread
Replies: 176
Views: 14758

Re: 2015 Weight Loss Thread

Well Said, Jill. And thank you for the encouragement. :D
by mardix
Sun May 17, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Training Challenges
Topic: Concept2 Marathon Challenge
Replies: 11
Views: 3663

Re: Concept2 Marathon Challenge

Paul Victory wrote:Overall, there were 48 Free Spirits who completed the challenge
Great stuff!!! Congratulations to everyone who participated =D> =D>
by mardix
Sun May 17, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Training Challenges
Topic: Concept2 Marathon Challenge
Replies: 11
Views: 3663

Re: Concept2 Marathon Challenge

List of all people who rowed 2 or more FM during the challenge. Congratulations to Boris for being in that crazy list ^O^ =D>

The most number rowed was 10. :shock: He was obviously lazy, taking 5 days off like that. :lol:
by mardix
Sun May 17, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: Training Challenges
Topic: Concept2 Marathon Challenge
Replies: 11
Views: 3663

Re: Concept2 Marathon Challenge

Since my birthday falls during the Marathon Challenge, I took a vacation day from work and rowed a FM as a birthday gift to myself. I really should think of better things to do on my birthday. My first 10k was at 2:25 and I slowly eased into a 2:20 pace for most of the rest of the row. I took 1-2 mi...
by mardix
Sun May 17, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2015 Weight Loss Thread
Replies: 176
Views: 14758

Re: 2015 Weight Loss Thread

Back onto the naughty step for me today. :oops: #-o Not sure what happened, but a whole load of bad habits re-emerged and I just lost the run of myself diet wise. [-X Must try harder! :lol: Paul V I feel your difficulty, Paul. I lost a couple of days last week to bad behavior. Fall, get up, repeat.
by mardix
Sun May 17, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2015 Weight Loss Thread
Replies: 176
Views: 14758

Re: 2015 Weight Loss Thread

And the end of week 2. Time to check in:

Week 2: -1.5 lbs (-3.5 total). 105 km (2:19 avg)
Week 1: -2 lbs. 115km (2:27 avg)
by mardix
Sat May 16, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 9 years......Happy Birthday to us!
Replies: 10
Views: 1275

Re: 9 years......Happy Birthday to us!

What a fantastic achievement. =D>

Congratulations to everyone who made this team and this site as useful, as exciting, and as fun as it is. I'm looking forward to being here in another 9 years congratulating everyone again.
by mardix
Sat May 16, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12059
Views: 316163

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Lordofgreasby wrote:I achieved a new personal best today for distance rowed in 1 hour with a total of 14,869m.

I'm working towards getting over 15,000m.
Super job! =D>
by mardix
Thu May 14, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Meter board banter
Replies: 3434
Views: 143763

Re: Meter board banter

Is there a way to see prior season meter board 2 results?
by mardix
Wed May 13, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8030
Views: 212190

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

dr3do wrote:Sunday is #runday

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Just saw this. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mardix
Wed May 13, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8030
Views: 212190

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

scootadaz wrote:2k in 7:21.9. 25' on cross trainer, 30 push ups & 20' abs
Another PB? Good stuff! =D>