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by Davidba
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

PP WK 3 - Intervals 3k 1.44.9, 27spm 2.5k 1.44.6, 27 spm 2k 1.43.6, 28 spm Av: 1.44.4 Df125 Best one of these when last following the plan was an av of 1.43.6 in october 2017. That came after doing my 5k pb in sep 17. Again, I have to be pleased with this. Roll on the wkend for a couple of solid 10k...
by Davidba
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Pete Plan WK 3 4x1k 1.38.5 / 500 30spm 1. 1.37.9 30spm 2. 1.37.9 30 spm 3. 1.37.7 31 spm 4. 1.40.4 30 spm Faded badly in the last interval. Had nothing left. Poor fuelling 2day prob didnt help. Last time I tried this was November 18 with an av of 1.41.1. Best ever was 1.38.1 so not too far off that....
by Davidba
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Not today, but yesterday! 45mins easyish,1
57.9/500. Only 3 sessions for the past week but hopefully more this week
by Davidba
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Pete Plan wk2 4x2k(5 r)

1.44.3 av
6.59.8, 1.44.9, 26 spm
6.59.2, 1.44.8, 27 spm
6.56.6, 1.44.1, 28 spm
6.53.5, 1.43.5, 28 spm

Was shooting for 1.45.0 with aim of lifting it for reps 3 and 4. Df 132.
by Davidba
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Pete Plan Week 2 variable intervals 1.38.1 av. Second 500m interval at 1.33.1 which I was pleased with. Last time I did this session was Nov 18 whilst only training in a random fashion, av was 1.40.2. Around 1.38 average is where I was when I did my last 2k test in Sep 2017 (6.36.5) and my 5k of 17....
by Davidba
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

2000 warm up in pace 2:06.6 5 x Interval Time Meters Pace Watts Cal/Hr S/M 1:40.0 584m 1:25.6 558 2219 48 0:20.0 115m 1:26.9 532 2131 48 r: 1:30 21m 0:20.0 120m 1:23.3 605 2381 48 r: 1:30 20m 0:20.0 123m 1:21.3 651 2541 51 r: 1:30 18m 0:20.0 111m 1:30.0 479 1947 45 r: 1:30 21m 0:20.0 116m 1:26.2 54...
by Davidba
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Time limited 2day so just 30mins 1.52.3/ 25spm
First 10 mins easy c. 2.00 then settled to a pace of 1.49 odd.
by Davidba
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

10k steady at 1.55.7 / 23 spm
Took first 2k easy at c. 2.00/500 then tried to shoot for a 1.55 odd av.
by Davidba
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Pete Plan commenced last night. 8x500 @ 1.36.1 (best was 1.34 odd in 2017). David, That's a very impressive return! Thanks. I was happy enough with that. I have been keeping fit but just not been doing anything structured. I didn't know where I'd be with it and averaged 1.34.7 and 1.34.6 for the 4t...
by Davidba
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

PP Week 1

5x1500 m (5R)
1) 1.44.8 / 27 spm
2) 1.44.7 / 27 spm
3) 1.44.7 / 28 spm
4) 1.44.6 / 28 spm
5) 1.42.9 / 29 spm

1.44.3 av
by Davidba
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

PP Week 1

5x1500 m (5R)
1) 1.44.8 / 27 spm
2) 1.44.7 / 27 spm
3) 1.44.7 / 28 spm
4) 1.44.6 / 28 spm
5) 1.42.9 / 29 spm

1.44.3 av
by Davidba
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8089
Views: 226131

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

30 mins steady, 1:56.4/500, 22 spm.
by Davidba
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Tues: Massage. No training.
Wed: 30mins steady @ 1:56.4/500, 22 spm

This will be my version of the PP as I dont have time for 6 sessions a week (will prob be 4 to 5 depending on how things go).
by Davidba
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Back on the erg and back on the forum for motivation! Messed about with the Pete Plan for a while in 2017 when I started rowing but have only been doing a combination of erging/running since to maintain fitness, nothing structured (since late '17). Pete Plan commenced last night. 8x500 @ 1.36.1 (bes...
by Davidba
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: 5k pace in relation to 2k
Replies: 6
Views: 4063

Re: 5k pace in relation to 2k

According to my 2nd 5k test (17.15.4) my 2k pb should be a 6.27.5 (its a work in progress but is actually only 6.36.5) work to be done on my short distance ability!(versus my 5k)
by Davidba
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Model D chain life?
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Model D chain life?

Have had my model D since june 17. How often do you all oil the chain? How often do you replace then chain? Is it difficult to do?
by Davidba
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

PP update; Rotation 2, week 3 Sat 14/10: 1hr easy, 1.59.8/500, 21 spm, 144bpm https://www.instagram.com/p/BaTuq-clbe3/ Sun 15/10: 1hr easy, 1.59.5/500, 22 spm https://www.instagram.com/p/BaTutfClod-/ Rotation 3, Week 1 (recovery week planned after this rotation / retest 2k and 5k). Tue 17/10: not fe...
by Davidba
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Wed 11/10: 1hr easy 2.01.7/500 22spm, 143bpm
https://www.instagram.com/p/BaKO3iRFroM/

Thu 12/10: 3k,2.5k,2k pyramid
1.43.6/500 av (1.44.7/500 last time I did this one)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BaKO57_l9oh/
by Davidba
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

4x1k tonight
1.38.1/500 av(1 sec faster than my 2k pb)
Found it tough. Faster than the same session in rotation 1 of the plan (which was 1.41.1/500).
https://www.instagram.com/p/BaFIjRdlijC/
by Davidba
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Sat 7/10: c. 20k easy aerobic rowing @2.08.9/500. Had the time today so went relatively long. Knew Id be pushed for time sunday due to plans. Longest row Ive tried.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ_jdWVlMQd/

Sun 8/10: 30 mins brisk at 1.52.4/500.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ_jfa1F4XP/
by Davidba
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Wed: 22 mins 1.58.9/500 had to stop to sort the baby then got on later and did 40mins 1.59.6/500.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ4My9iluix/

Thu: 4x2k 1.43.4/500 av
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ4MqhdFdaf/
Aimed for 5k pace plus.5 seconds and pushed a little harder on the last .one
by Davidba
Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Rowing specific shoes
Replies: 3
Views: 584

Rowing specific shoes

Im currenly using Innovat8 flite shoes on my c2 (zero drop gym ahoes). Does anyone here use specific rowing shoes on their erg? (With e.g. the batlogic adapter). What are your experiences vs straps and training shoes?
by Davidba
Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: The Pete Plan
Replies: 7062
Views: 277570

Re: The Pete Plan

Pete plan update. Week 2 rotation 2 Sun 24/9: 1hr easy 2.04.3/500 https://www.instagram.com/p/BZzAnHhltVl/ Tues 26/9: Pyramids 1.38/500 av https://www.instagram.com/p/BZzCELylCUq/ No training until mon 2nd due to virus. Mon 2/10 c.28mins easy, break to answer phone then another 30 mins steady https:...
by Davidba
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12091
Views: 335319

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Thanks. I cycled during my 20s (haven't been on the road for well over a year). Yes, probably a decent aerobic base. Rowing a little easier on my time than cycling plus gives a good all over body workout. Enjoying it. I think in order to do significantly better I would need some strength training e....
by Davidba
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12091
Views: 335319

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

As per pete plan thread;
5k 17.15.4. (Pb as did 17.29 odd in my first proper 5k test last month). Df 136 . Happy with this but was a bit low on carbs today and felt a little weak. Toughed it out.dont think i could have went much quicker.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZZKznxl6Vy/