Anyone had any PBs recently?

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by LilyG » Sun May 05, 2019 2:13 pm

Indeed you do Ian! Love my Polar, have done for years. I tried the Garmin for a bit, but just didnt get the same accuracy or feedback with it, so went back to my old best friend (used with an H10 chest strap).

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by MSI_11 » Sun May 05, 2019 4:29 pm

Fantastic LilyG! =D>
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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by plummy » Sun May 05, 2019 9:32 pm

That's an incredible row. 52, 5' 3" - you're right, good things DO come in small packages - awesome
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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by Sandbaggerone » Tue May 07, 2019 3:59 pm

That is one heck of a 50k LilyG!

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by LilyG » Tue May 07, 2019 9:24 pm

Thank you, thank you. I have to be honest and say I picked up a couple of fab tips on here - might be basic to some but helped me no end. So using the balls of my feet more, breaking it up in to chunks (had a teaspoon of Nutella and half a pint of water every 10km) and most importantly, bubblewrap for the backside!

I think long distances are my thing, I dont really enjoy anything under 30 mins....does that make me a total weirdo? hahaha
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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by MSI_11 » Fri May 10, 2019 12:38 pm

New 2000 m PB today - 8:09.4, 0:15.4 better than two weeks ago :) Still working on getting sub 8min.

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by Sandbaggerone » Fri May 10, 2019 1:53 pm

Nice improvement, Marta! Also, good strong finish to the row!

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by plummy » Fri May 10, 2019 2:49 pm

Well done Marta. For a 2k you need to be pushing up the stroke rate if at all possible. See if you can hold 27~28 for 1,000 and see how that feels first.
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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by paulgould » Fri May 10, 2019 2:51 pm

Very well done Marta =D> =D> =D>

I think if you can get your stroke rate up( to 30+) you will see more massive improvements.

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by MSI_11 » Sun May 12, 2019 8:26 am

Thank you, and thx for advices - I will definitely try to keep higher cadence next time 👍
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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by Ian Bee » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:32 am

Didn't plan my morning well (i.e. didn't want to get out of bed) so switched from my planned fletcher workout to a straight hour.

I partly wanted to log a reasonable hour for the lightweight monthly challenge, bu I also wanted to see if even a couple of weeks of heart rate training had to be anything....
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This is +82m over my PB Image

The reality is that it's probably too soon to say it's down to fletchers impact, but the signs from my heart rate trace are positive - there's effort reflected here, but it's not (for me) flat out....

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Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Post by MaxMacLaren1 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:47 am

Ian Bee wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:32 am
This is +82m over my PB
Congratulations! Nice pacing and what a great way to start the day =D> =D> =D>.
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