Thursday, March 28, 2013

quick row

In Sewanee mid week for a concert, had just enough time afterward to put in a brief intense workout. I was the last person to leave the Fowler center at 11pm.

Did an all out 500m row followed by a short rest and a 2000m.
Concept 2 rower 
500m - 1:39  44/spm 
3 min rest 
2000m - 8:44
I used the 2000m as a cool down and my heart rate decreased as I got into it.  The 500m was intense, I felt the burning lungs and fatigue that I would being out of shape with a fast long sprint.  I had a hard time staying on the seat, I was pumping fast.

I did a fair amount of running to my car after the concert in hiking boots on grass as practical transportation to beat the crowd.  So.... I have confidence that I'll be running on grass and stairs in about 3 weeks.  I hope to be on the track by May.  I'm going to reschedule the next Xray/Dr. appt to sometime around April 19 - the 16 week post injury mark.

As I get back into running, I need to lose a bit of weight and I expect a lot of aches and pains til I get into it again.   I've been hovering around 148 lbs.


3 comments:

  1. if you liked that, try two sets and develop aerobic while developing anaerobic. Work on lowering the time between the sprint and the pace..

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  2. impressive improvement. 20 spots or so...you are now world wide ranked 35 out of 157.

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  3. Hope to never row again soon.

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