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David Leys 10-15-2002 12:05 AM

Hey is any one able to access the C2 rowing records? I can never get the page to be displayed.

Lauren Glassman 10-15-2002 04:48 AM

Dave,
Thanks for pointing that out. The page should be available now [url=http://crossfit.com/Row.html]http://crossfit.com/Row.html[/url]
Also - I know the page is not updated. Dave can you email me your latest times. [email=admin@crossfit.com]admin@crossfit.com[/email]

Leonard Becraft 03-26-2003 09:16 AM

What resistance setting are these althetes using using on the concept2 rower? I have the rower and want to make a direct comparison of times.

Leonard

David Leys 03-26-2003 11:03 PM

Acually, Leonard I am pretty sure it dosn't really make a difference. The change in the resistance setting is like changing gears on a bike. More resistance is like going into a higher gear with less strokes and vise versa.

David Wood 03-27-2003 09:42 AM

I think David Leys is right. Find the setting (i.e., the "gear") that allows you to maximize *your* power output, and then crank like hell.

For me (short legs, bw 160) that seems to be just about the middle of the range . . . too "heavy" and I get a lot of power per stroke but my stroke rate falls too much, too "light" and I can stroke at a high rate (35-40/min . . . well, that's a high rate for me, anyway) but each stroke doesn't contribute enough wattage.

Generally, comparing among other users of the machine, the bigger and heavier you are, the more you'll prefer the "heavy" setting that makes the most of each individual pull, and vice versa.

As always, YMMV, each cat his own rat, etc.

David Wood


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