Category Archives: resistance training

A good training day

I finally made it back out on the water today during a well-earned day off. I managed to paddle 10 miles in the Thunderbolt-X kayak and took it easy so I only averaged 5.7mph.  It was a cold, breezy day … Continue reading

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Next generation fitness trackers

We’re having a drought here in Central Virginia so I have not done much paddling during a time of year where I typically love being on the water and logging many of my annual kayaking miles. So in the absence … Continue reading

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Good sleep, good workout

I finally got a good night’s sleep and then had the gym all to myself this evening after work. Great bookends to the day, heart rate from 50 to 168. And by the way, the Actofit Wearables fitness tracker that … Continue reading

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Exercises for kayakers

A few of my favorite exercises… Raised leg dumbbell flies: Raised leg dumbbell pullover: Reverse dumbbell fly: Barbell back squat: Close grip front lat pulldown: Wide grip front lat pulldown: Seated cable row: Rowing ergometer: Kayak ergometer:

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First real test of the new year

I got called out of the country on business this week and only managed to get in one workout in the hotel fitness center. So today was a test to see if I could snap back into the groove of … Continue reading

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Off-season training in the gym

I made it through the holidays without gaining any weight and have actually managed to drop 2 or 3 pounds since Jan. 1. That might not be a good thing. I continue my training through the off-season by hitting the … Continue reading

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