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by hewitt
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Lifetime Millionaires Club
Replies: 3151
Views: 132181

Re: Lifetime Millionaires Club

Just passed my 18 million meters. Back in training and feeling good. :fsbgrin:
by hewitt
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

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Back on days. :fsbgrin: :fsbgrin:
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by hewitt
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: July ctc - 555m/111m/444m/777m/333m/222m/666m 70“r
Replies: 59
Views: 2100

Re: July ctc - 555m/111m/444m/777m/333m/222m/666m 70“r

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Had to go low rate for this because of heat and working nights at the moment. :oops: :oops:
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by hewitt
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

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Pace and rate coming back nicely. In the middle of doing lots of night shifts but I will fight the erg when I wake up everyday . :twisted: Moved into the top 100 on the meter board yesterday. :fsbgrin:
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by hewitt
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Still here and still plodding but with more power now. Got my own black erg and the power is coming back nicely. :) Just finished a session in the garden. 10x400m with 90sec rest ar r21. Average for the session was 14:18.9...4000m...1:47.3...r21 Starting to enjoy the pain again as well. A feeling I ...
by hewitt
Tue May 22, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Bit of good news for me. My new rowing machine should be with me in the next 10 days. 😊.🚣🚣. So plenty of meters from me and more challenges entered plus I might even do a few comps in the future.😊
by hewitt
Fri May 18, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Another early start for me today. 40min of cardio with rowing, bike and cross trainer. :D 8x400m with 1min 20sec rest. 11:37.9...3200m...1:49.0...r20 400m...1:48.8...r22 400m...1:49.1...r21 400m...1:49.0...r21 400m...1:49.2...r20 400m...1:49.1...r20 400m...1:49.1...r21 400m...1:48.6...r21 400m...1:4...
by hewitt
Thu May 17, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

I know what you mean about getting the rate up Ian. I am struggling as well. :oops: My session this morning was in a very busy gym. 8x500m with 1min 30sec rest. 14:57.5...4000m...1:52.1...r20 500m...1:53.6...r21 500m...1:52.5...r21 500m...1:52.6...r20 500m...1:51.7...r20 500m...1:52.3...r19 500m...1...
by hewitt
Fri May 11, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: May ctc - 1k / 3'r / 992m, standing starts
Replies: 81
Views: 3318

Re: May ctc - 1k / 3'r / 992m, standing starts

Was not going to row today after weights but decided to throw my hat in the ring. :) I noticed this thread a few days ago and wondered were i would be, because not done a ctc for about 2 years. :oops: :oops: 1992m...6:38.4...1:40...r26 1k was all over the place with pace, it was like breathing throu...
by hewitt
Thu May 10, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Just finished in the gym again. Weights then rowing. Decided to up the rate a bit and see if there was any power there while controlling my technique. :) Pretty happy with the result. :) 8x250m with 1min rest then 4x30sec on 30sec off. 6:45.5...2000m...1:41.3...r24 250m...1:43.0...r24 250m...1:42.2....
by hewitt
Wed May 09, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Got another session in today after some heavy weights.
350m X 8. With 70sec rest.

9:59.1...2800m...1.46.9...r21

350m...1:47.4...r21
350m...1:47.4...r20
350m...1:46.7...r21
350m...1:46.4...r21
350m...1:48.8...r21
350m...1:47.4...r21
350m...1:47.0...r21
350m...1:46.7...r21
by hewitt
Tue May 08, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: What do you do..?
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: What do you do..?

I work at BAE systems in Salmesbury, UK. I used to work on the Eurofighter Aircraft but have moved across site to work on the American JSF fighter plane. More interesting than it sounds really. :lol: But I do genuinely love my job and am happy working shifts. Spare time lately is all about watching ...
by hewitt
Tue May 08, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Good to see you around again Ian. 8) Peter you always seem to see some of the wonderful places in the world. 8) 8) As for myself. I have done a few low rate speed sessions lately with some heavy weights, just building the power back first before increasing the distance. [-o< 8x300m with 1min rest. 8...
by hewitt
Wed May 02, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Sorry. Been quite for a week. My girlfriends grandad died last Friday. 😔. He was 95 so had a very good innings. Been busy sorting things out with her. Will be back soon. Keep up the good 5k training Erik.
by hewitt
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Still here and still training just not been taking pictures of the monitor in the gym. Finally settled into my new house and looking to buy a second hand erg in the next 2 weeks. So skirting around eBay. 😱. Just been doing short intervals in the gym but once I get my own erg again I can get out in t...
by hewitt
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Thanks Erik. 😊. Been plodding about on the rower like I said on facebook but looking to get back on the erg more seriously. The odd ctc swell. Had a pretty shit year with separating from my ex wife. But met somebody else and moved town. Head getting back to a good place so should start improving lot...
by hewitt
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

1523958153251.jpg Just having a look around and thought I would start posting a few sessions if nobody minds. You were the team that got me started and I need another push to get me started again after a lay off serious training for a while. Been doing the odd session to stay relevant but nothing s...
by hewitt
Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Madchester 2016 - is ON!
Replies: 191
Views: 13885

Re: Madchester 2016 - is ON!

Sorry team but I am going to have to pull out of this because my new shift system is a nightmare and the date falls between night shifts.
by hewitt
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: what training have free spirits been doing today?
Replies: 8032
Views: 212366

Re: what training have free spirits been doing today?

Did my 3rd repeat of the Just Row competition format (only a couple of weeks away now) tonight (6 x 2min r1, 1 min flat out and then 13:00 how far can you go. I gained a bit on the swings but lost a fraction on the roundabouts: 6 x 2 mins were: 541 ( was 537 ) - 1:50.9 542 ( was 538 ) - 1:50.7 543 ...
by hewitt
Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Madchester 2016 - is ON!
Replies: 191
Views: 13885

Re: Madchester 2016 - is ON!

Recess wrote:
Paul Victory wrote:Flights and hotel booked, so I'll be there, even if it's just for the social side.

Pauyl V
We could do an 'arms only' 500m - just for fun, and just in case your knee hasn't healed...
We have seen Paul's technique. He does not need his knees. :wink: :wink:
by hewitt
Wed Mar 09, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Madchester 2016 - is ON!
Replies: 191
Views: 13885

Re: Madchester 2016 - is ON!

10400491_1036119783106425_8667773696411907028_n.jpg Fingers crossed Jason as I've already showed Jack all your fighter jet pics in the Sanctuary by way of introduction. :D [-o< :fsbgrin: I have actually changed jobs to work on one of your planes Barbara. :D The JSF. I am sure Jack can find plenty o...
by hewitt
Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Madchester 2016 - is ON!
Replies: 191
Views: 13885

Re: Madchester 2016 - is ON!

I am pretty sure I can make it. But my life has been thrown upside down at work at the moment. Not a bad thing. I have been taken off the shift pattern I have been on for 6 years and moved into a different area at work in a different hanger. Better than being made redundant and after training I will...
by hewitt
Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: We made the 100th this week.
Replies: 36
Views: 6325

Re: We made the 100th this week.

The end of an era today. :( Just been given a letter saying I am being moved off the job I have been doing for 7 and a half years on Eurofighter typhoon. I am being moved onto JSF Fighter instead which could be a good thing in the long run. (Restructuring things they call it). They say that the JSF...
by hewitt
Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: We made the 100th this week.
Replies: 36
Views: 6325

Re: We made the 100th this week.

The end of an era today. :( Just been given a letter saying I am being moved off the job I have been doing for 7 and a half years on Eurofighter typhoon. I am being moved onto JSF Fighter instead which could be a good thing in the long run. (Restructuring things they call it). They say that the JSF ...
by hewitt
Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Madchester 2016 - is ON!
Replies: 191
Views: 13885

Re: Madchester 2016 - is ON!

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