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Old 10-12-2007, 07:04 PM   #1
Tom Nguyen
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WOD: MURPHY sub row

Is doing murphy subbing 1 mile (1600 m) rows more or less difficult than run as rx'd?

Raining so hard outside today, I had to skip the run and do the rows instead. This was my first Murphy and so I don't know how it feels to run before and after the 100,200,300...
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Old 10-13-2007, 04:27 AM   #2
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Re: WOD: MURPHY sub row

Traditionally you'd sub rowing for the same duration as a mile run (6 minutes, ten minutes, whatever your mile is). However, it's a bit of a poor sub in a case like this, because in reality the last mile tends to last a looong time when you have to run it
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Old 10-13-2007, 05:45 AM   #3
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Re: WOD: MURPHY sub row

I sub 10 minute rows on either end. It's very true, though, that the first 10 minutes is faster than the last.
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:32 AM   #4
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Re: WOD: MURPHY sub row

I dont think anything compares to running a mile after the first portion of Murph is complete.

Your legs are so heavy and dont seem to want to move in a running motion.

But if running is cpmpletely ruled out than rowing should be ok.
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