Category Archives: Charlottesville kayaker

Kayak ergometer plans from Nordic Track ski machine almost ready

Just finished the first round of edits on my “How To Build It” video. I need to shoot a little more to fill in some gaps and then the video will be ready. Definitely before the end of the month.

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I’m going to feel this one in the morning

Knowing February is my last month of lifting heavy in the gym before I transition to conditioning for kayaking season in March, I went a little beast mode in the gym after work today. I’m going to feel this one … Continue reading

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Reviews and the gear I use in my training

Most of you know I talk about brands I love and have no sponsorship arrangements with anyone.  If I ever get a free gadget for review I will disclose it.  If I ever have a financial incentive to promote a … Continue reading

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Homemade kayak ergometer from Nordic Track ski machine

Some of you know that back in 2013 I shared a YouTube video that showed my design for a kayak ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine. It was the first such design, to my knowledge, that introduced rockers … Continue reading

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Building a new kayak ergometer design from Nordic Track ski machines

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Summary for 2017

The results of my paddling and gym training for 2017.  I didn’t paddle nearly as much as I wanted to the second half of the year due to a drought so I stepped up the volume in the gym. On … Continue reading

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Last week of the year in the gym

And boy was it a big one. I had a couple days off from work and I planned a recovery week starting tomorrow so I hit it hard during the lead-up this past week. Just over 191,000 lbs. total volume … Continue reading

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