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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:12 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: =D> :fsbgrin:

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:39 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: :D :fsgrin: =D>

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:06 pm

A warm welcome to. :D :fsbgrin: :D

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Dodding » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:43 pm

Thanks for the welcome

About 15 years ago I rowed 1044 calories in an hour. the level was 10 concept two.could any one out there tell me my distance I was about 15 stone

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:52 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: =D> :fsgrin: :D

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Paul Victory » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:37 pm

Dodding wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:43 pm
Thanks for the welcome

About 15 years ago I rowed 1044 calories in an hour. the level was 10 concept two.could any one out there tell me my distance I was about 15 stone

regards Peter
Hi Peter

Welcome to Free Spirits. The first thing you need to know about the Concept 2 monitor is that it bases the calorie calculation on a weight of 175 pounds and the damper setting (which changes the drag factor) does not affect the number of calories burned during a workout. There is a formula for calculating actual carories burned based on your actual body weigh, which is available here http://www.concept2.com/indoor-rowers/t ... calculator If we input a time of 1 hour for someone weighing 15 stone (ie 210 pounds) and 1044 calories shown on the monitor, we get a figure for actual calories burned of 1104.

The number of watts generated is proportional to the cube of the speed at which you are rowing. I don't know what the relationship is between speed and the number of calories burned per hour, but looking at my own workouts it seems to be reasonably proportional to the square of the speed at which I'm rowing. My most recent 5k workout, was at 1:55.0 pace and I was shown as burning 1089 calories per hour; the figures for my 6k were 1:58.1 pace and 1029 calories per hour. Interpolating between these two figures gives an estimated pace of 1:57.3 per 500 meters and an estimated distance of approximately 15350 meters for the hour.

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Psychopasta » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:53 am

Greetings Free Spirits!

I'm Mark and I post on the C2 Forum using the same Psychopasta handle.

I've just gotten into rowing aged 59 as part of getting my fitness back. I'm on week 4 of the BPP, and my split tends to be ~2:23. Onwards and Upwards!

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:36 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. =D> :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:24 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fswink: =D> :fsbgrin: :D

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:13 am

A well done to the 220 members who rowed from last year into the first month of the new season. =D> :fsbgrin: :fsgrin: ^O^

A belated warm welcome to these new or returning members from January. :fsgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

Christopher Jones (Cwmbran. GBR)
Tracy Goncalves (Northampton GBR)
Iain Greenwood (Reading GBR)
Frank Bridge (ITA)
Aida Shariff (Watford GBR)
Roger Bangay (Kingston upon Thames GBR)
Karen Robertson (Gaborone BOT)
Andrew Beet (Wokingham GBR)
William Docter (Beaumont, TX USA)
Darren Bastin (Rochdale GBR)

Now back to normal. New and returning ( after a pause of 1 month from last year) members.

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: :D :

Philipp Radler (Mannheim GER)
Tim Sillitoe (Colchester GBR)
Andrew Stanway (Malvern, Worcestershire GBR)
Gregor Hirschfeld (Nantes FRA)
Adam Sergeant (Ledbury GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:20 am

Correction in previous post: The belated welcome is for the month of May.

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Post by davidc » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:15 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. =D> :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

Colin Brinkman (Alexandria,VA USA)
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:49 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: =D> :fsgrin: [-o<

Richard Perkins (Bishops Stortford GBR)
Amorette Halley (GA USA)
Tony Currie (Sheffield GBR)
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:21 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. =D> :fsbgrin: :D :fsgrin:

Miika Hannus (Oulu FIN)
John Wayland (Bury St Edmunds GBR)
Arjan Buist (Weert NED)
Nick Shuker (Sutton in Ashfield GBR)
Paul Mckendrey (Whitehaven GBR)
Mark Wildey (Bournemouth GBR)
Sandra Judd (GBR)
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:02 am

A warm welcome to. :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

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Post by davidc » Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:39 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: =D> :fsgrin: ^O^

Adinda de Boer (Den Helder NED)
Andrew Knox (Manchester GBR)
Simon Butterworth (Ambleside GBR)
Aurel Wisse (Terrebonne,QC CAN)
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Post by Swinny » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:24 am

Hi everybody,
I'm Swinny, new into rowing, started about 3 months ago, I enjoy the long rows and am attempting my first Marathon later today. I found you guys while searching for tips.
Looks like you have a great community here.

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Ian Bee » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:17 pm

A marathon in this weather? Brave soul and welcome 🤗
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by CamiCrew » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:35 am

Welcome Swinny. Ooh a marathon. Hope you survived! Concept 2 will give you a free pin for your effort, if you have a profile out there. Cheers!
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Jill » Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:35 am

Hello there Swinny and welcome to Free Spirits. :)

I do hope that you were able to complete the marathon yesterday. As a newcomer to indoor rowing, that would have been quite an achievement, no matter what the weather conditions.

I also hope, that today, you are not suffering from a severe case of ' numb bum ' ... Plucky you. :)

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Post by davidc » Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:07 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: =D> :fsbgrin:

Tim Symington (Nottingham GBR)
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Mick O’Rourke (Gold Coast,QLD AUS)
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:43 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin: :D

James Estes (Manassas, VA USA)
Linda Fulmer (Yuma, AZ USA)
Michael McElroy (Spring, TX USA)
Maciej Mróz (Ostrzeszów POL)
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:39 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: [-o< :fsgrin:

Ryan Casey (Minneapolis, MN USA)
Michael Baylis (Monmouth GBR)
Matthew Newman (Baltimore, MD USA)
Katherine Iskin (South Bend, IN USA)
Tapio Reisinger (Ingelheim GER)
Paul Kane (GBR)
Craig Bentley (Wellesley, MA USA)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Swinny » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:12 am

Jill wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:35 am
Hello there Swinny and welcome to Free Spirits. :)

I do hope that you were able to complete the marathon yesterday. As a newcomer to indoor rowing, that would have been quite an achievement, no matter what the weather conditions.

I also hope, that today, you are not suffering from a severe case of ' numb bum ' ... Plucky you. :)
Hi Jill and Camicrew,
Yes I survived thanks, I had to put it off a week as other commitments got in the way, but I did it last night. It was'nt on the water, I only row on concept 2, pace was 2:22. Blistered hands, sore bum and pulled something in back of right knee with 6k to go but carried on. No stops 3:19:44. Now I will work towards getting that to 3hours dead. My profile on Logbook is SwinnyIOW. Cheers

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:34 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin: [-o<

Michael M Gunther (Chester GBR)
Kirby Tillotson (Edmonton, AB CAN)
Jim Swinfield (Isle of Wight GBR)

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