Category Archives: Training

New fitness tracker review coming soon…

An iWown Fit P1 Power Sport Watch is on its way to me and as soon as I get it I will start my review. A waterproof, GPS tracker with heart rate variability (HRV) assessment is almost too good to … 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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Fitness-minded Hotel

During an overnight trip this week I was fortunate enough to stay at an Even Hotel, which is part of the IHG Hotels chain (think: Holiday Inn.)  When I travel to this particular town I try to stay in this … Continue reading

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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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Massive workout and some time to reflect on my training and my life

I was out of the country this past week and due to jet lag with disrupted sleep patterns, long work hours, and my own stupidity, I was only able to hit a gym twice last week.  Last Sunday and last … Continue reading

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