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Re: OCD Rows

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Nice! The perfectionists out there argue that a "proper" OCD row should have a minimum 8 (eight!) splits. I'm more in the camp of 6 being more than sufficient but any attempt is great to see.
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a ocd with 8 splits is really difficult to achieve...i am failing frequently on my 9999m (11 Splits a 909m) recovery rows on that :roll:
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Failed again - and in almost exactly the same way...maybe that's a new type of OCD row, failing the same way again and again... #-o #-o
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plummy wrote: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:07 pmmaybe that's a new type of OCD row, failing the same way again and again...
We'll take it if you manage to pull it off! :)
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Tried again, failed again (though slightly better)...
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You do realise that at exactly 2:08 you would do 937.5M don't you? That means that you are not targetting exactly 2:08 to get a consistent result, but slightly more or less (hence the mixed response). WOuldn't you be better targetting an exact number of meters to give you the maximum leeway?
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Good effort Dave. I don't know if Concept2 truncates or rounds up or down but an interesting observation from Iain.
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Good point Max. It certainly truncates stroke rate and I think for target time/distance. So maybe a wise choice from Plummy if it is the same for distance.

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Does a "Just Row" where 6 5' sections all 1011M R15 count where 92M wind down afterwards at different rate and pace?
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Didn't see your question Iain. I'm not here to judge per se as there are differing views on OCD rows. To me, anything 5~6 splits or above counts but others insist on 8 minimum. Re the 92 as part of a slow down I think that would eliminate it as a solid OCD effort in anyone's book. That said, feel free to post up a picture as the 6 in a row is still impressive anyway
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